Educator's Open House: A Preview and Workshop
Preview and workshop facilitated by Sharon Vatsky, Director of Education, School and Family Programs, Education, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
Registration 9:45, Event: 10:00-12:00
Tour the exhibit and learn ways to use No Country: Contemporary Art for South and Southeast Asia to deepen engagement, support curriculum connections and prompt critical thinking. A program tailored especially for educators, the Educators Open House offers educators an exclusive preview of the exhibition and a workshop on the use of the bilingual Teacher Resource Guide - a cross-disciplinary guide with detailed information on exhibits and artists, and suggested activities and questions for discussions. Ms. Sharon Vatsky, Director of School and Family Programs, Education, of Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, will share her expertise and techniques on engaging students with art and how to best prepare your students for their upcoming visit to the No Country exhibition.
Sharon Vatsky is Director of School and Family Programs, Education, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, where she supervises School/Teacher/Family Programs and oversees the development of curriculum materials for Guggenheim exhibitions in New York and Bilbao. In her previous position as Curator of Education at the Queens Museum of Art, she formulated programming for dozens of exhibitions of modern and contemporary art for audiences of all ages. Ms. Vatsky also teaches graduate courses in museum education at the City University of New York (CUNY) and Teachers College, Columbia University, and has taught college level courses in drawing, painting, art history, and art education. She holds graduate degrees from the State University of New York at Albany, Hartford Art School, and an undergraduate degree from New York University. She is the 2008 recipient of the Charles Marshall Robertson Award, which is presented annually to an educator “who has made a significant contribution to art education.”
*Each participant will receive a complimentary copy of the Teacher Resource Guide and light refreshments will be served.
Please click here to view all the programs related to the No Country exhibition.
No Country: Contemporary Art for South and Southeast Asia is jointly organized by Asia Society Hong Kong Center and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York, and is a cultural engagement of UBS.