The Getty Center

Teacher Workshop
 
Held on Tuesday afternoons at the Getty Center or online, these free workshops are designed to allow for small group discussions and collaboration, and provide a creative interdisciplinary component.

This program was eliminated in 2012.

Past Program: Create + Connect After School Workshop: Famous Faces
Date: Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Time: 4:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
Location: Getty Center, Studios A & B

Secondary level teachers learned about and experimented with strategies used by photographers to picture the famous from the 1840s to the year 2000. They also shared classroom connections to the exhibition Portraits of Renown: Photography and the Cult of Celebrity.

Past Program: Webinar: Introduction to French Decorative Arts
Date: Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Time: 4:00 p.m.–5:30 p.m.

In this webinar, teachers learned about French decorative arts and participated in a creative writing activity inspired by this area of the Museum's collection. This online workshop was suitable for history, language arts, and visual arts teachers of all grades.

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Past Program: The Life of Art: Context, Collecting, and Display
Date: Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Time: 4:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
Location: Getty Center, Studios A & B

How was a Chinese porcelain bowl transformed in England? What kind of wall light did Marie Antoinette have in her palace? Teachers learned about how four objects in the Museum's decorative arts collection were made and functioned, why they were collected, and how they have been displayed.

Past Program: Webinar: Introduction to Illuminated Manuscripts
Date: Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Time: 4:00 p.m.–5:30 p.m.

In this webinar, teachers learn how books were made in the Middle Ages and discover ideas for connecting illuminated manuscripts across curricula. This online workshop is suitable for teachers of grades K–12.

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Past Program: Narrative Interventions in Photography
Date: Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Time: 4:00 p.m.–6:30 p.m.
Location: Getty Center, Studios A & B

Secondary teachers learned how to adapt online lessons to explore the exhibition Narrative Interventions in Photography. Teachers learned about artist Carrie Mae Weems's process and experiment with contemporary strategies for appropriating historic images.