Open Houses
The Scratch and Sniff Museum

Educator Open Houses
The Scratch and Sniff Museum

Friday, September 22, 2017
4 - 6 pm
FREE

Dead flowers, dedication pages, empty chairs, candy, and a timeline made out of books. Explore art making that engages personal stories, memory, the passage of time, and the push and pull of the senses through the lens of Artist Valeska Soares. At these special events, for teachers only, you can:

  • Gather with other teachers and SBMA educators to explore the art on view
  • Discover ways of enlivening the classroom using Museum objects as inspiration and teaching tools
  • Spend time in the galleries in facilitated discussions with Gallery Instructors
  • Try hands-on art, writing, history, and science-related activities to use with students, and preview new lesson plans designed to address Common Core Standards across the curriculum
  • Enjoy wine and hors d'oeuvres while you catch up with colleagues in the stimulating company of great works of art!
Participants receive resources to use with their students throughout the year, typically including images from the collection, catalogs, lessons, and suggested Thinking Routines.

Session(s):
Educator Open House

Friday, September 22, 2017, 4- 6 pm

Location:
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
1130 State Street
space left: 140 seats
 
Another Way of Telling: Photography and Portraiture

Educator Open Houses
Another Way of Telling: Photography and Portraiture

Friday, February 2, 2018
4 - 6 pm
FREE

Inspired by Photography and Portraiture from the Permanent Collection. From Gilbert Stuart's iconic rendering of George Washington, to Julia Margaret Cameron's hazy Victorian heroines how do we see ourselves, our world, and make the moment more permanent? Explore a sampling of portraits and photographs from the Museum's permanent collection. At these special events, for teachers only, you can:

  • Gather with other teachers and SBMA educators to explore the art on view.
  • Discover ways of enlivening the classroom using Museum objects as inspiration and teaching tools.
  • Spend time in the galleries in facilitated discussions with Gallery Instructors.
  • Try hands-on art, writing, history, and science-related activities to use with students, and preview new lesson plans designed to address Common Core Standards across the curriculum.
  • Enjoy wine and hors d'oeuvres while you catch up with colleagues in the stimulating company of great works of art!
Participants receive resources to use with their students throughout the year, typically including images from the collection, catalogs, lessons, and suggested Thinking Routines.

Session(s):
Educator Open House

Friday, February 2, 2018, 4 -6 pm

Location:
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
1130 State Street
space left: 147 seats
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