Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), White Clover, June 30, 1916; watercolor and gauche over graphite sketch on paper, Overall: 14 x 20 in. (35.6 x 50.8 cm) Frame: 21 3/4 x 27 3/4 in. (55.2 x 70.5 cm); Gift of Tony Sisti, 1979
Class / Workshop | Annual Evening for Educators
Thursday, September 20, 2012, 4–7 pm
Save the date for our fourth annual Evening for Educators at the Burchfield Penney Art Center. The free program includes tours, presentations and art workshops.
We welcome all current and future Western New York educators to attend our fourth annual Evening for Educators. This year, our workshops, tours and presentations focus on Intersections, the title of one of our major fall exhibitions, and also a way to experience the meeting of the arts and other subject areas. Whether you visit us every year or have never been to the museum, we look forward to kicking off the fall by giving you a preview of the ways that the Burchfield Penney Art Center works with schools.
Please RSVP to Mary Kozub, Museum Education and Tour Manager, at 878-3156 or firstname.lastname@example.org by September 17. Professional development credit will be provided. This event is free.
Proof of attendance will be provided, which may be accepted by districts for 3 hours of professional development.
3:30 to 7:00 Welcome and Registration
Tours: Meet at the main gallery entrance
4:00 to 4:45 Into the World of Underground Comix (Spain Rodriguez) with Alana Ryder, Curator for Public and Academic Programs
4:45 to 5:30 Artful Ways of Descriptive Writing (Charles E. Burchfield) with Sarah Blackman, docent/artist/writer & Janet Barnet, docent/writer
6:00 to 6:30 How Art Teaches Math (James Vullo) with Judy Wynne: docent/former elementary school teacher
6:00 to 6:45 Interpreting Art through Movement (Galleries) with Margaret Kaiser, docent/dancer/yoga instructor & Deb Stewart, docent/artist/dancer
6:30 to 7:00 Integrating Art and Social Studies (McCallum and Tarry) with Kate Soudant, docent/homeopath practitioner
7:00 to 7:30 Ocular Clues for Depth Perception: Science and Art (Galleries) with James Palermo, docent/former Buffalo State College professor
Presentations: Various locations
4:00 to 4:30 Burchfield Penney Art Center website tutorial (Collection Study Gallery) with Tullis Johnson, Manager of Archives and Information Resources
4:30 to 5:15 A Painter Explores Acrylics (Studio Classroom) with Anita Johnson, docent/artist
6:45 to 7:30 Mastering the Art of Watercolor (Studio Classroom) with Marty Kutas, docent/artist & Carol Siracuse, docent/artist
Remarks: Reception Area for refreshments and raffle
5:30 to 5:35 Greeting Mary Kozub, Museum Education and Tour Manager
5:35 to 5:45 Meet the New Burchfield Penney Art Center Director Dr. Anthony Bannon
5:45 to 6:00 Keynote Speaker Stacey Watson, Executive Director, Drop-In Nation