Art Resources in Teaching
$202,800
Chicago, Illinois
2011

To support professional development activities for teachers participating in Art Resources in Teaching’s “American Art Partners” program in Chicago from 2011 through 2013. During the summer institute, teachers learn strategies for introducing students to American art; learn about the American art collections and related resources available at the Art Institute of Chicago (where the program is held); and collaborate with fellow teachers from their school and with artists to plan lessons that bring American art into their language arts and social studies instruction.