Educator workshops and teacher resources highlight the permanent collection, special exhibits and the visual arts. Educator workshops may be conducted at your facility throughout the school year to help instructors incorporate the permanent collection of Laumeier Sculpture Park in their curriculum. Activities are designed to provide new tools for classroom learning and enhance the visual arts through an interdisciplinary approach. Workshops strive to meet the professional development needs of area educators by incorporating appreciation and analysis of artworks with suggested activities and resources.
Workshops are for Art Specialists, Classroom Teachers, Parent Volunteers and Student Teachers.
Program length: One hour
Maximum number of Participants: 25
Additional mileage costs will be charged if school distance is more than 30 miles round trip from the Museum.
THE OPEN AIR MUSEUM
Learn about contemporary art and the unique approach to art in the natural environment. Presentation includes an overview of Laumeier Sculpture Park and the development of site-specific artworks. Learn how to engage students through activities and discussion. Start with art and make the connections between disciplines to enrich your classroom curriculum.
OUR FAVORITE FORMS
This workshop for elementary art and classroom teachers provides lessons and activities that encourage creative production at the student level. Learn new and innovative ways to explore sculpture and encourage three-dimensional projects as part of the visual art curriculum.
The Resource Center provides educators and others with access to a variety of materials on the Park, its exhibitions, and Collection. CDs and DVDs offering an overview of the Park and the Collection are available for loan. Please contact the Education Department at 314-615-5267 or by e-mail to request more information.
Laumeier offers guided tours of the Park and the Collection tailored to meet your needs. For more information, please visit the Tours page.
SEE FOR YOURSELF WEBSITE
Laumeier Sculpture Park and the Saint Louis Art Museum have created a collaborative website that introduces art and sculpture to young students through an interactive experience. Visit See For Yourself to learn more.