History, Literacy, and Art: Teacher Inservice

Posted on: January 28th, 2019
February 2, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Kim Wood

History, Literacy, and Art: Teacher Inservice

Alabama State Council on the Arts Winter Workshop
at Mobile Museum of Art
in conjunction with Mobile Arts Council & Visual Arts Achievement
Earn 6 Professional Development credit hours

February 2  |  9 am – 3 pm


9 – 9:20 AM: Sign in and refreshments

9:20 – 9:30 AM: Welcome, announcements, and introduction in APL Classroom

9:30 – 10:15 AM: Tour of All American exhibition, Deborah Velders, Director, Mobile Museum of Art

10:15 – 11 AM: Inspired by Art: Hands-on Creative Writing in the Galleries (Cochrane Gallery, Presenter: Kim Wood) Participants will consider American paintings and sculptures from an historical and personal perspective to draw inspiration for a descriptive paragraph, a narrative paragraph and a short imaginative essay. This assignment may be used to enhance a variety of disciplines, while engaging each student’s individual view of the world.

11 AM – 12:15 PM: Lunch on your own

12:15 – 12:25 PM: Relax in Jane Cassidy: The Undersea Well, Restroom break

12:25 – 12:30 PM: Monica Beasley introduction in Front & Center Gallery

12:30 – 1:15 PM: Tour Monica J. Beasley: Feminism & Magical Thinking

1:15 – 2:45 PM: The Art of Monica J. Beasley: ‘Feminism and Magical Thinking’ Abstract Collages (APL Classroom, Presenter: Monica J. Beasley) Well-known for her colorful, abstract collages, Monica J. Beasley will go behind the inspiration for her exhibition at MMofA and, using a variety of materials, help participants create their own abstract collages, illustrating how creating a collage can tie in to any curriculum.

2:45 – 3 PM: Raffle, Evaluations and Certificates