Art Institute of Chicago
$100,000
Chicago, Illinois
2014

To support the second year of “American Sources: Using Visual Art in the Humanities Curriculum,” a professional development program for teachers that grew out of the Terra Foundation’s Teacher Lab. The program explores the use of art from the Terra Foundation and Art Institute’s collections as primary-source documents and guides participants in developing related curriculum that aligns with Common Core Standards in English Language Arts. It is expected to serve up to 30 local middle and high-school teachers, including 20 Chicago Public Schools teachers.