Educational workshop sponsored by Museum of Art, RISD – July 2011

The Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design is excited to announce our Summer Institute: Museums and 21st Century Skills on July 19, 20, and 21 from 10am to 4pm.
Please join a diverse group of teachers and educators to explore key components of 21st Century skills in the museum context.

The institute will share with participants ways to use works of art and design to develop the skills of critical thinking and problem solving, communication, collaboration, creativity and innovation. Gallery discussions, presentations by experts, workshops, and lesson development reveal ways that art and design can support teaching and learning goals. PD credits are available.

Cost of the Summer Institute is $125. Cost for graduate students or teachers in training is $60.
Pre-registration has started. To register and to get more information, please call Mariani Lefas-Tetenes at 401-454-6552.
To pay by credit card, please call RISD Museum Visitor Services at 709-8402.

To pay by check, please make check out to “Museum of Art, RISD” and mail to c/o Mariani Lefas-Tetenes, Education Department, Museum of Art/RISD, 224 Benefit Street, Providence, 02903.
We’re now registering participants and invite you to join, as well as share this opportunity with your colleagues.