Educator Workshop: Portraits of America

Saturday, February 8, 2014
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Meet at Front Desk

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Hands-on workshops provide resources to integrate art into teaching. 

Registration is $15 for Museum Members and $25 for Non-members. Offers 5 CPE/GT. Lunch included.

To register: call (210) 978–8129 or email

Study American portraiture from the 18th century to today. Spend the day with the theatrical and literary dramatic characters – from Shakespeare’s plays to Little Red Riding Hood -  in the exhibition Thomas Sully: Painted Performance. Explore how artists construct identities, communicate character traits, and create narrative in portraits. Hand-on workshops provide cross-curricular lessons about creating portraits and establishing narrative through drawing, mixed media, and writing. 

Educator Workshops are generously funded by USAA and JP Morgan Chase. 

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