Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Teacher Workshop: Introduction to Islamic Art and Culture - 8:30 AM to 4:30 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. 


Presenters and topics: 
Robin Holmes, Research Fellow in Art History at UNC Chapel Hill – Introduction to Islamic Art
Chris Vitiello, Poet and Educator – Creative Writing in Islamic Traditions
Penny Maguire, Former K-12 Teacher – Incorporating Islamic Culture into Your Classroom 
Participants will receive CEU credits and interdisciplinary curriculum-based materials. 
This workshop will preview the exhibition Doris Duke’s Shangri La: Architecture, Landscape, and Islamic Art


The registration fee includes lunch from the Nasher Café, as well as printed classroom materials. 


Registration is closed, please contact us at to inquire about late registration.