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Be part of a major curriculum initiative to provide educators with materials to teach about cultural context, social issues, and women’s achievements, through the rich history and content of The Dinner Party.

The Dinner Party Institute Workshop
is designed for:

Pre-K to 12th grade teachers, art teachers, school administrators, art administrators, museum educators, teaching artists, curriculum developers and college and university professors.

You are Invited for ONE WEEK to:

• Engage with faculty from diverse backgrounds in research and teaching in the field of K-higher art education/education, women studies, and leadership & policy.

• Study and research The Dinner Party, highlighting 1,038 women in history—
39 women represented by place settings and another 999 names inscribed on the Heritage Floor— through hands-on investigation.

• Learn The Dinner Party’s Curriculum dynamic approach to engaging students in critical thinking, social activism, and meaning making using the fifteen principles outlined in The Dinner Party Curriculum.

• Express your ideas through a circle-based pedagogy where all voices are heard and valued.

• Discuss language used to delineate gender and deconstruct stereotypes present in classroom communities and schools.

And, you will LOVE what else we have waiting for you!

• Receive copies of The Dinner Party Curriculum, along with many other materials and resources. Experience a selection of encounters from the Curriculum to implement in your own educational settings.

• Hear past Institute participants share their award-winning curricular units centered on feminist pedagogy and arts integration.

Benefits to you and your organization:

• Participate in a constructivist learning and teaching environment that focuses on contemporary issues and social justice to address an increasingly pluralistic world.

• Learn strategies to advocate for the inclusion of arts in your school, organization and community by extending the power of The Dinner Party through engaged and informed citizens.

• Gain knowledge in exploring one’s personal narrative as a teacher and the benefits of self-reflexivity as an individual/ teacher.

• Develop curricular materials to bring to your education setting.

• Register for non-credit for only $275, OR enroll for 3 graduate credits.


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The Minx M. Auerbach Award for Excellence in Education
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Offered by Kutztown University, in partnership with Through the Flower, a nonprofit feminist art
organization founded by Judy Chicago, and with co-sponsor, the National Art Education Association.

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