Smithsonian Early Enrichment Center/The Art Institute of Chicago
$76,327
Washington, D.C./Chicago, Illinois
2012

To support a professional development program for 40 Chicago Public Schools elementary and high-school teachers relating to the Art Institute’s 2013 exhibition Migrations: Chicago and the Art of the New American Experience, 1900–1950. Comprising a conference on art history in pedagogy, a focus group on teaching American art, and a professional development day, the program helps teachers develop projects and prepares them to use American art effectively in the classroom.