Teachers in ERC

Teacher Programs

Visual Thinking Strategies Training
10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. | December 5 and 6

Join Nelson-Atkins staff for a two-day Visual Thinking Strategies training. Participants will gain an understanding of VTS theory and practice and will have opportunities to practice facilitation techniques in the galleries.

Thomas Hart Benton and Printmaking
6:30-8 p.m. | Thursday, September 11
Registration required| $10 per person

This program has been cancelled.

Art and Culture of the Plains Indians
6:30-8 p.m. | Thursday, October 9
Registration required| $10 per person

Join museum educators to learn about our Plains Indian Exhibition through their art and culture during this professional development.

American Indian Function Art
6:30-8:00 p.m. | November 13
Registration Required | $10 per person

Join museum educators to learn about the Plains Indian Exhibition through functional art during this professional development.

Found Object Sculpture
6:30-8:00 p.m. | April 9, 2015
Registration Required | $10 per person

Tour and discuss the featured exhibition, A Shared Legacy: American Folk Art. Enjoy refreshments and have fun creating a found object sculpture during this professional development.

Cancellation policy: Teachers can cancel an enrollment five business days prior to a class to receive a refund less a $5 cancellation fee per class.  No refunds or transfers will be made for cancellations made less than five business days prior or due to missing a class.

E-newsletter and Insights
We have several great ways you can keep up with all the events, programs and information we offer for educators.

Our Insights newsletter is mailed twice a year, and our E-newsletter is sent five times throughout the course of the school year.

Register with the Educator Resource Center and you will automatically be added to our mailing list for Insights.

To register for the Educator e-newsletter, sign in* to our Connect page and select the Educator e-newsletter option.

*A valid online profile is required to receive e-mails from the Nelson-Atkins. You may need to create an account.

Teacher Programs are made possible in part by support from the Oppenstein Brothers Foundation and H&R Block.

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