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October 2013

Getty Museum K-12 Teacher Programs

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Create + Connect Teacher Workshop
Wonderful Settings, Imaginative Worlds
Saturday, November 9, 2013, 9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
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Programs for Teachers

Discover how to use art to inspire imaginative settings and stories, and explore strategies for creating art that portrays fantastical worlds. This workshop addresses Common Core English Language Arts standards for grades K-12, and is developed in conjunction with the exhibition Abelardo Morell: The Universe Next Door.

Register by calling (310) 440-7322. Space is limited, so sign up now!

Laura and Brady in the Shadow of our House / Morell
Laura and Brady in the Shadow of our House, Abelardo Morell, 1994. The Art Institute of Chicago, gift of Abelardo Morell, 2004.139. Abelardo Morell, courtesy of Edwyn Houk Gallery New York.
Webinar for Secondary Teachers
Medieval Art: Objects of Study, Power, Prayer
Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 4:00–5:30 p.m. PST

Medieval images functioned as objects of religious study, expressions of political authority, and as powerful entry points to prayer. Using the exhibition Canterbury and St. Albans: Treasures from Church and Cloister as a catalyst for discussion, curator Kristen Collins will discuss the various roles of art during the Middle Ages. Museum educators at the Getty Museum and the Metropolitan Museum of Art will explore how to use medieval art to address History/Social Studies content standards and the Common Core English Language Arts standards, including connections to Geoffrey Chaucer's Canterbury Tales.

This webinar is developed in collaboration with the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Learn more and sign up.

The Journey of the Magi/Alexis Master
Expressive images like this miniature provides the reader with an imaginative entry into biblical history.
The Journey of the Magi from the St. Albans Psalter, Alexis Master, about 1130. Dombibliothek Hildesheim,

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2013–14 School Visits Are Still Available!

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Planning your school year schedule now? Why not bring your class to the Getty Center?

We have opportunities for lessons guided by gallery docents, and we offer several ideas for activities you can use to lead your students yourself

See Planning a School Visit at the Getty Center to plan a visit.

Students study the decorative arts collection during a self-guided visit to the Getty Center.
Students study the decorative arts collection during a self-guided visit to the Getty Center.
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