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TEACHER WORKSHOP CALENDAR

Expand your content knowledge and enrich your use of primary sources in the classroom through our interactive programs for teachers!

Participation in all programs is applicable towards maintaining professional certification from the New York City Department of Education.

All Pizza & PD sessions are FREE to teachers whose students participate in our Social Studies Enrichment or Art of History programs.

Questions & Registration: professional.learning@nyhistory.org or 212-485-9256.

 

MAY

History Uncorked
Think & Drink with Brian Purnell
Monday, May 18, 4:30-6:30pm
Join historian Brian Purnell, author of Fighting Jim Crow in the County of Kings: The Congress of Racial Equality in Brooklyn, for a local perspective on how the civil rights movement unfolded right here in New York.
$20 per person ($15 for members)
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Pizza & PD
Learning History Through Maps
Thursday, May 21, 4:30-6:30pm
Explore maps from the Dutch period through the 20th century and come away with strategies for strengthening your students’ map skills.
$15 per person ($10 for members)
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JUNE

Special Chancellor’s Day Workshop
The Civil Rights Movement
Thursday, June 4, 8:30am-3:30pm
Featuring a keynote by historian Yohuru Williams and a tour of Freedom Journey 1965: Photographs of the Selma to Montgomery March by Stephen Somerstein, this workshop will offer new content, resources, and activities that will enrich your teaching.
SOLD OUT!

History Uncorked
Think & Drink with David Leopold
Tuesday, June 11, 4:30-6:30pm
In honor of our exhibition The Art of Al Hirschfeld, David Leopold, Archivist of the Hirschfeld Foundation, will provide a personal perspective on the artist’s life and work. 
$20 per person ($15 for members)
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JULY

Summer Workshop
The Art of Al Hirschfeld
Tuesday, July 7, 10:00am-12:00pm
Learn how to integrate legendary paintings and drawings by Al Hirschfeld into your curriculum as we examine his artwork as a portrait of 20th century America. Breakfast will be served.
$15 per person ($10 for members)
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Summer Workshop
Revolutionary Friends: Washington and Lafayette
Thursday, July 16, 10:00am-12:00pm
Learn about George Washington and the Marquis de Lafayette and develop an appreciation for the power of leadership and friendship. Breakfast will be served.
$15 per person ($10 for members)
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Summer Workshop
Art as Activism
Monday, July 27, 10:00am-12:00pm
View activist art from the 1930s-1970s in Art as Activism: Graphic Art from the Merrill C. Berman Collection. Consider how each piece was inspired by the social, political, and economic upheavals of the era.  Breakfast will be served.
$15 per person ($10 for members)
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Creative: Tronvig Group