Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College Chicago

600 S. Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60643 www.mocp.org Participating Staff: Corinne Rose The Dust Bowl Experience: Storied in Image and Text This teacher curriculum and student visit program was designed for educators of social studies and literature in grades 5-8. The curriculum The Dust Bowl Experience: Storied in Image and Text provides a framework for closely […]

Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University

40 Arts Circle Dr, Evanston, IL 60208 www.blockmuseum.northwestern.edu Participating Staff: Maggie Borowitz Judy Koon Sarah Salto The Dust Bowl Experience: Storied in Image and Text This teacher curriculum and student visit program was designed for educators of social studies and literature in grades 5-8. The curriculum The Dust Bowl Experience: Storied in Image and Text provides […]

Jane Addams Hull-House Museum

800 S. Halsted Street, Chicago IL, 60607 http://www.hullhousemuseum.org Participating staff: Irina Zadov Summer Teacher Institute The DuSable Museum of African American History, Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, National Museum of Mexican Art, and Smart Museum of Art co-host an annual Summer Teacher Institute that fuses American art, the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), and the vision of museums, educators, and students as […]

Chicago History Museum

1601 N. Clark St. Chicago IL 60614 www.chicagohistory.org Participating Staff: Megan Clark Heidi Moisan Painted Memories: The Great Chicago Fire There are no known photographs of the Great Chicago Fire. Artists recorded the blaze so vividly, however, that over a century later we can understand this historic event through their work. During this student field […]

Art Institute of Chicago

111 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60603 www.artic.edu Participating Staff Sarah Alvarez Melissa Covington Tanner Karin Jacobson Glennda Jensen Parker Robin Schnur Georgina Valverde American Sources: Using Visual Art in the Humanities Curriculum This yearlong teacher professional development program engaged a cohort of 25-30 middle school and high school teachers of English, American studies, and social […]

DuSable Museum of African American History

740 E 56th Place, Chicago, IL 60637 www.dusablemuseum.org Participating Staff Jomo Cheatham Nevada Montgomery Pemon Rami Project: What Will Your Legacy Be? What Will Your Legacy Be? taught high school students of art, history, and social studies in grades 9-12 about the life, artwork, and community service of artist and DuSable Museum of African American History […]

Frank Lloyd Wright Trust

209 S. LaSalle St., Suite 118, Chicago, IL 60604. www.flwright.org Participating Staff: Shannon Greve Jan Kieckhefer Kim Scata The Robie House Teacher Education Project Participants in The Robie House Teacher Education Project participated in a three-day professional development seminar focusing on Frank Lloyd Wright’s quintessential Prairie style house. This teacher professional development program was designed […]

Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art

756 N Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL 60642 www.art.org Participating Staff: Joel Javier Jerry Stefl Teacher Fellowship Program Intuit’s Teacher Fellowship Program is an award-winning professional development program for Chicago Public Schools K-12 teachers in all subjects. The program reaches about 600 students across Chicago annually. Twenty teachers from ten Chicago Public Schools are selected to […]

Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago

220 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago IL 60647  www.mcachicago.org Participating Staff: Marissa Reyes, Polk Bros. Associate Director of Education: School, Teacher, Family, and Youth Programs Lydia Ross, Programmer of Education: School and Teacher Programs Lauren Watkins, Programmer of Education: Family and Youth Programs Multiple Visit Program The MCA’s Multiple Visit Program brings the Common Core to life […]