Teachers Summer Institute 2014:


Contemporary Approaches to Creative Education


June 29 – July 5


Moore’s Teachers Summer Institute is designed to enhance the culture of teaching and empower learning in visual art. This professionally directed program of studio-based workshops offers art educators the opportunity to recharge batteries, deepen personal direction, hone skills, expand concept development, and discover new applications for educational practice.



Make art in an exciting studio setting
Learn new skills and techniques
Network with colleagues
Explore issues in contemporary art
Earn 3 graduate-level credits
Earn professional continuing education hours



Invigorate individual practice
Strengthen the teaching experience
Expand resources for curricular design



Participating art teachers receive a unique scholarship to award a graduating senior toward attending Moore’s BFA Program in fall 2014. Celebrating Moore’s mission to advance women artists in achieving their goals and honoring the mentoring role of high school art teachers, the Educators Scholarship for Excellence in the Arts is for incoming first year students demonstrating exceptional potential. Each scholarship of $5,000 per year is awarded in the individual teacher’s name.




2D & 3D Studios

In studios facilitated by professional art faculty, participants focus on personal direction, experimentation, and individual point of view. Options include drawing, painting and mixed media. 

Contemporary Art & Lunch

Guest speakers address issues in contemporary art and relate them to interests of young people.  Luncheon and discussion are included.

Museum & Gallery Visits

An open day provides opportunities for touring the nearby Philadelphia Museum of Art and The Barnes Foundation and visiting Philadelphia’s other outstanding cultural institutions.

Optional Evening Sessions

Choices include: Extended Studio Time, Life Drawing Workshop, and Printmaking Workshop.

Optional Extra Day

Participants may choose to extend their stay through Sunday, July 6 to explore historic Philadelphia.



$565 includes free housing but single room not guaranteed
$540 (before May 19)
$100 (additional fee for guaranteed single room)
​$35 (additional fee for optional extra day, July 6)



Register online for Contemporary Approaches to Creative Education (EVTI603) by clicking the “To Register” link on the left or contact the CE Office at 215-965-4030 or ce@moore.edu to have a brochure with registration form mailed to you.

PA certified teachers receive Act 48 hours and out-of-state teachers receive documentation of professional continuing education hours.