ARTalk: Food for Thought
Multi-Part Teachers Workshop at the Fowler Museum
K-12 educators are invited to participate in a series of stimulating workshops this fall. The first session will provide a preview of the UCLA Fowler Museum's two newest exhibitions Steeped in History: The Art of Tea and Grass Roots: African Origins of an American Art. Enjoy curatorial walkthroughs, gallery activities, and art making during this workshop tracing the fascinating journeys of two commodities-tea and rice-and examine stunning works of art in their service. Teachers will delve deeper into the exhibition Steeped in History: The Art of Tea during the remainder of the series through lectures, tea tastings, tea ceremony demonstrations, and gallery/art-making activities. Curricular materials will be provided.
The series totals sixteen in-class hours; teachers requesting salary point credit should call the Museum’s education department.
$60 series; $20 individual sessions.
Subsequent dates: 10/24, 11/14, and 11/21 (TBC). Reservations required: 310/825-7325 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Support for this workshop is provided by the UCLA Asia Institute.
Published: Tuesday, July 14, 2009
STARTALK/NHLRC Heritage Language Teacher Workshop for K-16 Teachers of Less Commonly Taught Languages
A 5-day long workshop, July 22-26, 2013 at UCLA. Application deadline April 15, 2013.
The Art of Tea Curriculum
K-12 curriculum unit based on the UCLA Fowler Museum exhibit, "Steeped in History: The Art of Tea"
Free online curriculum resources from Title VI National Resource Centers
National Center for History in the Schools
UCLA History Department K-12 curriculum and training resources
National Consortium for Teaching about Asia
National university consortium for developing and disseminating resources on Asia in the K-12 curriculum