Evenings for Educators is the Cincinnati Art Museum’s monthly teacher professional development program. Through the lens of the museum’s collection and exhibitions, Evenings for Educators supports all subjects taught in the classroom. It also encourages a STREAM approach as well as Twenty-First Century Learning strategies. The program is offered for teachers of all grade levels and disciplines, art appreciation volunteers, pre-service education majors, teaching artists, as well as community and museum educators.
Evenings for Educators takes place the third Thursday of the month from 4–7 p.m. at the Cincinnati Art Musuem. Participating teachers will receive CEU certificates in May. Graduate credits are available for an additional fee through Ashland University. For more information, email [email protected].
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Teachers and pre-service teachers are invited to attend Evenings for Educators! Sign up for this series of eight programs running each month from September 2023–May 2024 (except for December). This opportunity is available for a limited time and closes Friday, September 8, 2023.
During the first Evenings for Educators this season, the museum will partner with Visionaries + Voices, a Cincinnati-based arts organization providing creative, professional, and educational opportunities for adults with disabilities. Meet some of the V+V artists featured in Creating Connections: Self Taught Artists in the Rosenthal Collection. Participants will have an opportunity to browse the exhibition and learn about the artwork from the artists themselves. Join us after to experience what inviting a V+V teaching artist into your classroom would be like! For each program attended you can earn CEU’s and 1–2 graduate credits for an additional fee through Ashland University.
Join us this evening for a program highlighting the exhibition Beyond Bollywood: 2000 Years of Dance in Art. Enjoy dinner, networking, a docent guided tour and a presentation from Trudy Gaba, Curatorial Assistant, South Asian Art, Islamic Art & Antiquities. This exhibition considers the compelling visual language of dance in the art from South Asia, Southeast Asia, and the Himalayan region from the first to the twenty-first century. Through religious, courtly, and everyday objects, explore the exceptional importance and power of dance in religious thought, literature, politics, and societal structures. For each program attended you can earn CEU’s and 1-2 graduate credits for an additional fee to Ashland University.
During this Evenings for Educators, Nathaniel M. Stein, Curator of Photography, will present on the exhibition Georgia O’Keeffe, Photographer. This exhibition illuminates O’Keeffe’s use of the camera to further her modernist vision, showing how she embraced photography as a unique artistic practice and took ownership of her relationship with the medium. Over 100 photographs are displayed together with a complementary selection of paintings and drawings. Enjoy dinner, networking, and a docent guided tour. For each program attended you can earn CEU’s and 1-2 graduate credits for an additional fee to Ashland University.
Join us for a Make-It Take-It night! Educators from Tiger Lily Press will lead us in some paper and fabric print-making activities. Enjoy dinner, networking, a presentation on this great local organization and hands on print-making activities. For each program attended you can earn CEU’s and 1-2 graduate credits for an additional fee to Ashland University.
Join Gwen Roth, board member of the Cincinnati Recycling & Reuse Hub, will discuss the organization’s unique one-stop model, saving time and effort for donors of recyclable items in Greater Cincinnati. The Hub helps reduce the amount of waste going to landfills through one drop-off location accepting recyclable and reusable items and materials and even some not permitted in traditional recycling bins.
Join us for the last program of the school year. Come learn about new acquisitions to the CAM collection. Enjoy dinner, networking and receive a CEU certificate after the program.
Join us of for an evening focused on community. View student art from Ukraine, enjoy a tour of Ukrainian pieces in the permanent collection and learn about collaborations between Cincinnatians and those of Kharkiv, Ukraine, our sister city. Dinner, networking a docent guided tour and a presentation of students work from Ukraine will be on view. For each program attended you can earn CEU’s and 1-2 graduate credits for an additional fee to Ashland University.
For this Evenings for Educators, we will hear from the two local artists: Jim Tucker and Michael Thompson. They will present on the REC’s current exhibition Re-Imagination.
This interactive exhibition allows visitors to reimagine and reinterpret artworks by a diverse array of Cincinnati artists from throughout the ages! Design a Rookwood vase and create a landscape and still life like Robert S. Duncanson and Frank Duveneck. Enjoy dinner, networking, and art-making. For each program attended you can earn CEU’s and 1-2 graduate credits for an additional fee to Ashland University.
During our first Evenings for Educators this season, we will hear from Amy Dehan, Curator of Decorative Arts and Design. She will present on the exhibition Unlocking an Art Deco Bedroom by Joseph Urban. This exhibition highlights a bedroom designed in 1929 and the messaging projected by women who chose the new forward-looking style of the era, over those that chose more nostalgic styles. Enjoy dinner, networking, and a docent guided tour. For each program attended you can earn CEU’s and 1-2 graduate credits for an additional fee to Ashland University.