Four-day Educators Academy Teaches Teachers How to Infuse Art in the Classroom

Posted on July 26, 2010 by ClevelandArt

The museum’s Connie Towson Ford Educators Academy is inviting teachers from all grade levels and disciplines to learn at the Igniting Student Success workshop, August 3 to 6.

Educators will come away with the skills to integrate art into their lesson plans while also focusing on literacy, math, science, and social studies. A variety of professionals will teach art-centered interdisciplinary approaches to help your classroom succeed.

Behind the Scenes at the Museum: Summer Intern Edition

Posted on July 23, 2010 by ClevelandArt

Each year, college students from across the country set out to find internships. This summer, 26 undergraduate and several graduate interns are working throughout the museum to gain experience in their respective fields. (And, hopefully, have fun in the process!)

Alicia Hudson Garr, internship coordinator and associate director of interpretation, says this summer the interns are especially diverse, which reflects the nature of the museum’s program.

Insider's View: Art for Parent and Child

Posted on July 15, 2010 by ClevelandArt

Ever wondered what happens in an Art for Parent and Child class? We visited a recent summer session to give an up-close view of what transpires when you combine more than 10 toddlers and their caring adults with the creative classroom of one of the nation's top art museums. Mix in two experienced teachers, and you have an equation that equals time well spent on a Wednesday or Saturday morning.

Welcome learners!

Celebrate the Newest Gallery Openings on Going Global Family Day, June 27

Posted on June 24, 2010 by ClevelandArt

The entire community is invited to join in the celebration of the museum’s newest gallery openings with our Going Global Family Day on Sunday, June 27, from 12:30 to 4 p.m. The afternoon is filled with free activities, including opportunities to get up close and personal with works of art from our collections, hear stories inspired by the objects in the new galleries, and see mask-making demonstrations and performances featuring our visiting artists from Africa.

Dog in Art Lecture Celebrates Man’s Best Friend Friday, June 4

Posted on June 3, 2010 by ClevelandArt
There’s an infamous painting of dogs playing poker that has made its way into many a living room across America. But, if you truly love dogs or art, you may enjoy the chance to see some finer representations of man’s best friend, as well as learn more about the distinguished history of dogs as artistic subjects.


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