Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Teacher Workshop: Introduction to Islamic Art - 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Join K-12 educators to learn how you can bring Islamic art and culture into your classroom!

The program will include slide lectures, hands-on art activities, creative writing and performances by local musicians and dancers. 


This workshop will focus on the exhibition Doris Duke’s Shangri La: Architecture, Landscape, and Islamic Art. Guest speaker Glaire Anderson, associate professor of art history at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will provide an intro-duction to Islamic art and the exhibition. This FREE program will also include a live performance, time to explore the exhibition independently and a light reception. Participants will receive partial CEU credit and interdisciplinary curriculum-based materials.