The Curriculum Slam is a forum for educators to showcase fresh, creative ways to bring contemporary art and ideas into the classroom. Meet educators whose work embraces the spirit of inquiry and innovation. Hear how they engage students with the contemporary. Forget the curriculum fair. At the Curriculum Slam, the MCA hands educators the mic!
2015 Presenters include:
Conceptual Art: The Idea Makes the Art
Hip to Be Square: Creating 8-Bit Art Games with Scratch
Catherine Conde and John Neff
Curator in the Classroom
Kris Derek Hechevarria
Mind Over Matter: Performative Actions and Mindfulness
Beyond the Wall: Bringing Artworks to Life Through Augmented Reality
Getting Good at Being Bad
E. Mauricio Pineda
Art as an Agent of Community Healing
From Abramović to the Classroom: Teaching with Performance Art
Installation Art in a Public School Setting: Is it worth it?
Hosted by Robbie Q. Telfer
Sign up to attend!
We encourage you to attend to gather ideas, connect with your peers, and fuel your teaching practice. The Slam, like all MCA teacher programs, is free and open to all educators. Space is limited and registration is required. Register online here, or call 312.397.3841. Attendees receive CPDUs. Vouchers for free parking in the MCA garage are provided, pending availability. Public transportation is recommended.
For more information, please email us or call 312-397-3841.