ARTalk Teacher Workshops
The Fowler museum is committed to strengthen global arts and humanities education-particularly at the k-12 level-and to be a resource for all educators in the Los Angeles area and beyond. The Fowler museum offers quarterly Teacher Workshops that focus on exhibitions or topical themes that include exhibition tours with curators and hands-on artmaking or writing workshops. Educators will leave workshops with exciting global ideas for the classroom!
ArTalk Educator Workshop
Saturday April 1
The Fowler Museum invites educators to work with artist and educator Valentina M. Quezada to explore identity, self-expression, and memory through textile and fashion design.
Taking inspiration from the exhibition African Print Fashion Now! learn to create bold patterns from personal symbols and brainstorm ways to incorporate printmaking and themes of identity into the K-12 classroom.
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All attendees will be eligible to apply for a bus scholarship.
About the Exhibition
African Print Fashion Now! A Story of Taste, Globalization, and Style, introduces visitors to a dynamic African dress tradition featuring the colorful, boldly-designed cotton textiles that have come to be known as “African-print cloth.” On view March 26–July 30, 2017.
About Artist-Educator Valentina M. Quezada
Quezada’s personal artistic practice explores the binaries between Eastern and Western cultures, particularly through fashion and pattern. Her work focuses on personal family heritage, memory and identity. Learn more about Valentina at her website.
Educators will have the opportunity to work closely with Fowler educators, curators and guest workshop leaders in a three-day workshop intensive.
2017 Summer Institute Information TBD
The Fowler Museum provides an archive of curriculum units from past exhibitions.
Pre and Post visit lesson plans for exhibitions will become available in late February and will be found on the School Visit page.