[DOE-Arts] Art News - Summer Programs

Facer, Kevin Kevin.Facer at maine.gov
Thu Jan 22 16:19:33 EST 2015

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Summer Institutes: Teaching the Humanities through Art<http://americanart.si.edu/education/dev/institutes/> -  Be inspired this summer at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, as you join colleagues from across the country for an exciting exploration of the connections among American art, social studies, history, and English/language arts. Attend one of our week-long institutes in the nation's capital, Washington, D.C. Stay connected with your newfound colleagues and museum staff throughout the year. Applications due April 1, 2015

National Gallery of Art, Summer Teacher Institute Art of the Renaissance<http://www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb/education/teachers/teacher-institute.html> -  The Teacher Institute is a six-day seminar that helps K-12 teachers (of all subjects) strengthen their knowledge of art history and integrate visual art into classroom teaching. The program features lectures, gallery tours, teaching strategies, and hands-on learning experiences. Applications due March 15, 2015

Lincoln Center Scholars Program
Artists and Teaching Artists interested in seeking a FREE master's degree in music, dance, theater or visual arts education, as well as eligibility for employment as a New York City public school teacher and grants for professional development and arts supplies, can now apply for the 2015 Lincoln Center Scholars program. The application deadline is February 11, 2015. More<http://echo4.bluehornet.com/ct/55306675:29036129335:m:1:2840502144:42110A1AA50EB9D3444206E225EB2508:r>

21st Century Learning Exemplar Program

P21 is now accepting applications for their 21st Century Learning Exemplar Program. This program seeks to identify, document, promote, and celebrate examples of successful 21st century learning that provides educators with model practices. All PreK-12 U.S. schools are eligible to apply by January 31. More<http://echo4.bluehornet.com/ct/55306676:29036129335:m:1:2840502144:42110A1AA50EB9D3444206E225EB2508:r>

Nominations Now Open for the Excellence in Theatre Education Award
The Tony Awards(r) and Carnegie Mellon University are presenting the first inaugural Excellence in Theatre Education Award at the 2015 Tony Awards on June 7. Nominations are being accepted for teachers who use the power of the arts to transform lives. Deadline: March 31. More<http://echo4.bluehornet.com/ct/55306682:29036129335:m:1:2840502144:42110A1AA50EB9D3444206E225EB2508:r>

Kevin Facer
Visual and Performing Arts Specialist
Downeast Regional Representative
Maine Department of Education
MDOE<http://www.maine.gov/doe/index.html> - VPA<http://www.maine.gov/doe/arts/>

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