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.
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.