Teacher professional development at the Hammer Museum

Teacher Workshop: The Personal is Political

This is a free professional development program for K-12 teachers, administrators, and teaching artists. Capacity is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please RSVP with your name, school, and grade level to academicprograms@hammer.ucla.edu.

How is identity formed? In what ways is identity shaped by the systems and forces of our world? 

In this half-day workshop you will:

  • Explore the special exhibition Jimmie Durham: At the Center of the World and the newly reinstalled Armand Hammer Collection.
  • Learn strategies for facilitating inquiry-based discussions about works of art with your students.
  • Practice approaches for guiding movement and art-making activities in your classroom.
  • Work with other educators to develop ideas for incorporating new teaching strategies into your teaching practice.

Download a flyer about this teacher workshop to share with colleagues.

This workshop is organized by the Hammer Museum and the Visual and Performing Arts Education Program (VAPAE) in the UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture.