Museum School Open House

Please join our professional staff for an evening of wine, snacks, art, and conversation! We will take you behind the scenes to see the inner-workings of storing, researching, and exhibiting works of art and show you how to use those works to meet your scholastic and studio teaching objectives. Whether you teach at the university or grade school level, you will be surprised and delighted to find out what we have to offer you to make this academic year outstanding.

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
EARN 2 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT HOURS


AGENDA

4:30 – 5 p.m.
Sign in, refreshments, socializing, and welcome

5 – 5:20 SPECIAL INTERESTS
Choose one:

  1. Tour our gallery model room where we plan and map out exhibitions (Donan Klooz, Curator of Exhibitions)
  2. Discuss internship opportunities for college students (Melissa Mutert, Assistant Director and Angie King, Curator of Art Education)
  3. Find out how you or your students can serve as museum volunteers and enjoy the benefits of museum membership (Sara Lee, Volunteer Coordinator and Delores Young, Membership Administrator)

5:30 – 5:50 USING THE COLLECTION
Choose one:

  1. Tour current exhibitions (Stan Hackney, Curator of Contemporary and Regional Art)
  2. Tour permanent collection installations (Melissa Mutert, Assistant Director)
  3. Behind-the-scenes tour of museum storage (Kurtis Thomas, Manager of Collections)

6 – 6:20 VISITS TO THE MUSEUM
Choose one:

  1. Field trip opportunities for grades K-8 (Kim Wood, Curator of Youth Education)
  2. Use of museum galleries for grades 9 – 12 and college students (Angie King, Curator of Art Education)
  3. Behind-the-scenes tour of museum storage (Kurtis Thomas, Manager of Collections)

6:25 – 6:30 RAFFLE
Complete evaluations and win a prize! Anyone who signs up to volunteer with us or becomes an MMofA member will automatically be entered additional times into the raffle.