Registration Now Open for the Annual Art & Language Arts Culminating Event

March 23rd, 2012 Comments off

Gain new ideas for integrating art and language arts by attending the Culminating Event of the 2011–2012 class of the Art & Language Arts program. Not only will you take home over 30 new lesson ideas, but you will also hear from internationally acclaimed artist Kim Abeles, who will share insights about her work and the impact of art on her life.

Art & Language Arts Culminating Event

Register now for the Art & Language Arts Culminating Event and discover new interdisciplinary ideas for the classroom. Call (310) 440-7322 to register.

Art & Language Arts Receives Award for Excellence

February 23rd, 2012 Comments off

California Association of MuseumsWe just came back from the 2012 California Association of Museums conference in Berkeley to accept a Superintendent’s Award for Excellence in Museum Education for the Art & Language Arts program. We couldn’t be happier!

The award competition is a joint project of the California Association of Museums and the Office of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction. It feels so great to be honored by colleagues in the museum field and the state’s department of education.

To all Art & Language Arts participants, alumni, and supporters, we share this award with you!

2012 Superintendent's Award for Excellence in Museum Education

Museum educator Theresa Sotto accepting the award with Ed Prohaska, CAM President and Chief Financial Officer, Monterey Bay Aquarium; Craig Cheslog, Principal Advisor to Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson; and Phil Kohlmetz, CAM Past President and Executive Director, Western Railway Museum.

Categories: Getty programs

800-Year-Old Manuscripts Connect to the Present Day

January 30th, 2012 Comments off

Teachers in this year’s Art & Language Arts program discovered just how illuminating medieval books can be! Last Saturday at the Getty Center, teachers learned how books were made in the Middle Ages, created laws for imaginary kingdoms, illuminated tales of dragons and angels, and more!