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Educator Open House
(Offered in collaboration with the Florida Museum of Natural History)
Wednesday, September 18, 3:30 - 5 pm
All pre-K through 12th grade educators are invited to the Harn Museum of Art and Florida Museum of Natural History to learn about educational resources and learning experiences available to teachers and students throughout North Central Florida. Partnering organizations will provide information about field trips, tours, workshops, classroom activities and more. ACPS teachers can earn three in-service points by registering at alachua.truenorthlogic.com with Course #21069, Section 28716 or at either museum on the day of the event. No registration required. Free parking after 3:30 pm.
Educator Workshop: Living in Diverse Worlds & Global Perspectives
Thursday, October 10, 4 – 6 pm
This workshop is designed for secondary Social Studies, Language and Visual Arts teachers to engage in discussions related to global culture and living in diverse worlds. Dulce Román, Chief Curator and Curator of Modern Art, will provide an in-depth look at Global Perspectives, then museum educators will lead gallery discussions and review resources and lesson plans designed for the classroom. Free with limited seating. ACPS teachers will earn 3 in-service points for participation--register for Course #22255, Section 28717 in ACIIS. Non-ACPS teachers can register via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Educator Workshop for K-12 Art Teachers
Wednesday, October 16, 2 - 4:30 pm
This workshop will explore what it means to live in diverse worlds using art as a means of expression and community building. Join museum curators and educators for an in-depth look at Global Perspectives and the SA+AH 53rd Studio Faculty Art Exhibition. Strategies for class discussions and formal analysis will accompany gallery and classroom lesson plans. Free with limited seating. ACPS teachers will earn 3 in-service points for participation--register for Course #20989, Section 28715 in ACIIS. Non-ACPS teachers can register via email to email@example.com.
Downloadable images, information and lesson guides for K-12 teachers are available for a number of objects in the Harn’s collection. These are located on the right of this page. Language Arts, Social Studies, Science and Visual Arts connections are made through a variety of art and themes, including Florida History, American History, World Cultures, Environmental Activism and more.
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Teachers interested in using Harn resources in the classroom may enhance the experience by scheduling an interactive class presentation by a museum educator. Contact Jennifer Infinger, School and Family Programs Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org or 352.294.7060 to discuss this opportunity and begin the scheduling process.
Illustrated lists of works on view are available for each of our exhibitions. Visit our exhibition pages to download specific checklists. These may assist teachers in planning and customizing field trips. Additional lists of works on view, grouped by theme or subject are available upon request. Contact email@example.com.