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Incorporate art into your classroom. Use these resources to prepare your students in advance of a field trip or to integrate cross-curriculum teaching opportunities. For more information about any of our educator resources, contact Brandi Breslin at firstname.lastname@example.org or 352.392.9826 x2113.
Educator Workshops are free, but registration is limited. Alachua County Public Schools teachers can sign up on ACIIS using the workshop course numbers listed for each workshop. Non-ACPC teachers can register by emailing Brandi Breslin at email@example.com.
Educator Open House
October 4, 3 - 5 pm
All pre-K through 12th-grade educators are invited to the Harn Museum of Art and Florida Museum of Natural History to learn about educational resources and learning experiences available to teachers and students throughout North Central Florida. Partnering organizations will provide information about their field trips, tours, workshops, classroom activities and free resources. Alachua County Public Schools teachers can earn three in-service points by registering at alachua.truenorthlogic.com or at either museum on the day of the event.
Art Educator Workshop: Art, Identity & Social Change
October 18, 2 - 4:30 pm
This workshop for K-12 Art educators will investigate art as a catalyst for social change. Join Harn Museum curators and educators for an in-depth look at Becoming a Woman in the Age of Enlightenment and a preview of History, Labor, Life: The Prints of Jacob Lawrence. Strategies for class discussions and formal analysis will accompany a hands-on studio lesson.
Educator Workshops are free, but seating is limited. ACPS teachers will earn 3 in-service points for participation - register for Course 20989 Section 26087 in ACIIS. Non-ACPS teachers can register via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spring Educator Workshop
"Screen Printing for the Art Classroom"
February 21, 2018
2 - 4:30 pm
Inspired by the exhibition History, Labor, Life: The Prints of Jacob Lawrence, K-12 Art Educators will participate in a collaborative screen printing process applicable to the classroom.
Educator Workshops are free, but seating is limited. ACPS teachers will earn 3 in-service points for participation - register for Course 21058 Section 26088 in ACIIS. Non-ACPS teachers can register via email to email@example.com.
Downloadable images, information and lesson guides for K-12 teachers are available for a number of objects in the Harn’s collection. These are located on the right of this page. Language Arts, Social Studies, Science and Visual Arts connections are made through a variety of art and themes, including Florida History, American History, World Cultures, Environmental Activism and more.
Online resources include:
The Bishop Study Center has a number of resources available for educators to check-out, including textbooks, children’s picture books, education and visual arts theory books, classroom manipulatives, videos and games. For more information about this program, visit our Bishop Study Center page. This borrowing program also offers classic Harn resource notebooks that investigate a number of works through a common theme, including:
Teachers interested in using Harn resources in the classroom may enhance the experience by scheduling an interactive class presentation by a museum educator. Contact Brandi Breslin (firstname.lastname@example.org) to discuss this opportunity and begin the scheduling process.
Illustrated lists of works on view are available for each of our exhibitions. Visit our exhibition pages to download specific checklists. These may assist teachers in planning and customizing field trips. Additional lists of works on view, grouped by theme or subject are available upon request. Contact email@example.com