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The museum is closed today.


Today is August 20, 2018. The museum is closed today.

Summer Institute for Educators: Social Justice and the Arts

July 9–12, 2018, 10 am – 4:30 pm
Chace Center
  • Summer Inst 140716 098

Investigate how the visual arts can play a crucial role in activating inquiry, dialogue, reflection and responses to social issues. Designed for K-12 educators teaching different subjects, this four-day institute will explore tools and approaches for selecting, interpreting, creating and responding to art to engage relevant social issues in different contexts including museums, schools and public spaces. The Summer Institute is led by RISD Museum educators and guest artists. Program runs July 9, 10, 11, 12.

Cost of workshop is $175 ($80 for current students) with lunch provided.

Providence Public School District teachers can receive a discount of $50 by using code “PVD” at checkout. Teachers from other districts can receive a $30 discount using code “EARLYSI” at checkout. Students, use discount code “STUSI” to register for $80.

Questions? Contact Mariani Lefas-Tetenes, Assistant Director, School & Teacher Programs, at 401 454 6552.

Final deadline for registration is July 2nd.

Register here