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Enrich your teaching practice through workshops that explore intersections between Visual Literacy and core curriculum. Throughout the year, Museum offers a variety of professional development opportunities for K-16 educators.

Upcoming Teacher Professional Development Workshops

From Athena to Zeus: Teaching Ancient Greek Culture Through Objects
A Teacher Development Workshop at the Toledo Museum of Art

This behind-the-scenes, after-hours workshop will provide Toledo area educators with tools and teaching strategies for using Visual Literacy and the Learning to Look thinking routine to engage students with the art and culture of Ancient Greece. The session will include an exclusive visit to the exhibition The Berlin Painter and His World, Q & A session with TMA Associate Director and curator of ancient art, Dr. Adam Levine, and demonstrations of activities that can be used to teach Visual Literacy skills. Participating teachers will receive a certificate of attendance and a Visual Literacy activity card set.

Duration: 3 contact hours
Cost: $15 (includes parking and exhibition admittance)


Reference Library

The TMA’s Reference Library is an art research library that ref lects the museum’s collections and exhibitions. In addition to books, periodicals, and DVDs, resources include discovery boxes for educators and documentary information on the Museum’s collections. Educators are invited to use the Library, free of charge, during public hours. Search the library catalog: toledomuseum.org/learn/library