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2019 Teachers Summer Institute

ANNUAL PROFESSIONAL RETREAT FOR ART EDUCATORS

SUNDAY, JUNE 23 – SATURDAY, JUNE 29

Moore’s Teachers Summer Institute is designed for high school art teachers 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.

REGISTRATION

  • Tuition Cost: $780
  • Online registration opens January 26
  • Phone registration now open!
  • Call 215.965.4030 to reserve your space today.

You may enroll in TSI online or by phone, fax or standard mail.  You may choose to register for three graduate-level credits or for noncredit.  In addition, Pennsylvania certified teachers receive Act 48 hours and out-of-state teachers receive documentation of professional continuing education hours.  The tuition includes course credits, room, and meals.  For additional information on TSI, please contact 215.965.4030 or ce@moore.edu

PROGRAM OPPORTUNITIES

  • Make art in an exciting studio setting
  • Learn new skills and techniques
  • Network with colleagues
  • Learn about Moore’s BFA and Graduate programs
  • Explore issues in contemporary art
  • Earn 3 graduate-level credits
  • Earn professional continuing education hours

STUDIO & PANEL DISCUSSIONS

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

EDUCATORS SCHOLARSHIP FOR EXCELLENCE IN THE ARTS

Participating high school art teachers receive a $5000 per year scholarship to award a graduating senior toward attending Moore’s BFA Program in fall 2018. 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 awarded in the individual teacher’s name at the time of the student’s acceptance to Moore. Candidates should be incoming first-year students who demonstrate potential as artists and designers.

PROGRAM OF ACTIVITIES

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 the interests of young people.  Luncheon and discussion are included.

Museum & Gallery Visits

An open day provides the opportunity for touring the nearby Philadelphia Museum of Art and The Barnes Foundation, as well as visits to Philadelphia’s other outstanding cultural institutions.

Optional Evening Sessions
Choices include Extended Studio Time, Computer Lab, Life Drawing Studio, and Printmaking Workshop. 

Special Session for Pennsylvania Art Teachers
An elective session for Pennsylvania art teachers links content to Academic Standards for Arts and Humanities.