Announcing the National Portrait Gallery’s 2020 Summer Teacher Institutes!

Spend a week with the National Portrait Gallery this summer! Discover
how integrating portraiture into your classroom illuminates history, biography, visual art, and more. 
Learning to Look
July 6-10 | July 20-24, 2020
Choose from two week-long sessions, during which participants will:Gain expertise in teaching with portraiture from museum educators, curators, and historiansLearn to use portraiture in the classroom, identifying and analyzing key components of a portrait and relating visual elements to the historical contextMake interdisciplinary connections across portraiture, social studies, and English or language artsExplore and utilize the digital resources in the Smithsonian’s Learning Lab to create a lesson idea to share with fellow participants
K-12 teachers may apply as individuals or as part of a team. Priority will be given to those who teach social studies, English, language arts, and visual arts. To learn more, click here.
The application deadline is March 27, 2020. Apply now!

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