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Hope Ginsburg
Bearded Lady, 1998-2000
Photo: Carol Sinozich

Teacher In-Service Day

Artist Projects: The Artist as Model of the Self-Motivated Learner

Fri, Oct 15, 2004 9 AM

In this workshop especially for teachers, you'll examine how artists' projects encourage critical thinking and offer ideas for student projects that connect art to life through learning. Resource materials will be provided.
Conversation with Hope Ginsburg at the Wexner Center
9 amñnoon (8ñ11:30 am for CPS teachers)

Workshop at The Belmont Building
1ñ3:30 pm (required for CPS teachers / open to others)

Visual and language arts teachers are invited to explore the role of the contemporary artist as self-motivated learner at these programs presented in connection with Columbus Public Schools (CPS) Capital Day and the regional Central In-Service Day.

You'll examine how artists' projects provide a model for classroom practice, encourage critical thinking, and offer ideas for student projects that connect art to life through learning. In the morning, learn how with Work Ethic artist Hope Ginsburg's apprenticeship with a beekeeper led to her Bearded Lady project. In the afternoon, visit the Work Ethic exhibition and work with the creative team of Mary Forker and Russell Smith to produce a handmade book. Resource materials will be provided. For more information, call 614 292-6493.


Catch the best in Ohio-produced shorts from both adults and youth (and get a chance to vote for your favorites) this Saturday at our Ohio Shorts Screening and Reception.

Catherine Opie, Untitled #1, 2012

Be sure to RSVP for our Spring Exhibitions Preview on Friday, May 15—and don't miss a conversation with Catherine Opie and Jack Whitten right before the reception.


9 AM - 6 PM
8 AM - 4 PM
10 AM - 6 PM