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Election Day Workshop
Teaching Empathy and Social Justice through Art
Tuesday November, 8, 9am–3:30pm
$35/teacher; $30 for museum and CAEA members (includes lunch)

How can the visual arts help your students understand empathy and social responsibility? This full-day workshop will provide you with teaching strategies for addressing important social issues in your classroom. The workshop includes a morning and afternoon session. Certificates of Professional Development Completion provided, 5 hours on task. Space is limited!

Click here to download full descriptions of Election Day Workshop sessions.

Registration is required, click here to complete your online registration.

Winter Workshop with the Amistad Center for Art &Culture
Forward Motion: Art & the Black Experience
Tuesday, February 21, 12:30pm–4pm
$15/teacher; $10 for museum, Amistad, and CAEA members

A collaboration between the Wadsworth Atheneum and the Amistad Center for Art & Culture, this workshop explores the future of the black experience in America through gallery learning sessions. The workshop concludes with a time-capsule activity led by museum educators. Certificates of Connecticut Professional Development Completion provided. Space is limited!

Online registration will be available soon.

Summer STEAM Workshop
Monday, June 26, 9am–3:30pm
$35/teacher; $30 for museum and CAEA members (includes lunch)

More information coming soon!

Appointment-based Workshops

Are you a K–12 educator or administrator looking to integrate the arts into your teaching? We are happy to design a professional development session that supports your specific curricular needs. Workshops model a range of object-based teaching methods tailored to your subject area, grade level, and specified learning goals. Certificates of Connecticut Professional Development Completion available.

A maximum of 20 teachers can be accommodated per workshop session. Larger groups must book under multiple sessions.

Call (860) 838-4170 or email teachers@wadsworthatheneum.org to schedule a professional development session. Sessions must be booked a minimum of four weeks in advance.

Appointment-based Workshop Fees:
Up to 5 contact hours: $35/teacher
Up to 3.5 contact hours: $25/teacher

Fall Evening for Educators
Oh Snap! The Art of the Photograph
Wednesday, September 28, 3:30pm–7pm
FREE for PreK-12 educators

Connect with colleagues over drinks and art! Explore the Wadsworth Atheneum’s upcoming photography exhibition: The Thrill of the Chase: The Wagstaff Collection of Photographs at the J. Paul Getty Museum with a curatorial presentation, exhibition tours, and art-making. Round out the evening with light refreshments and a cash bar. Registration is required.

Registration is required, click here to complete your online registration.