Summer Teacher Institute - Matisse: Life in Color

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 – June 20
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.



Educator Workshops present ways to integrate art into classroom teaching in a hands-on environment. 

Registration is $45 for Museum Members and $80 for Non-members. Offers 20 CPE/GT. Lunch is included.

To register: (210) 978–8173 or 

THE 2014 MATISSE SUMMER TEACHER INSTITUTE IS FULL. As one of the most influential artists of the twentieth century, Henri Matisse (French, 1869-1954) fundamentally altered the course of modern art with his stylistic innovations. Across a succession of stylistic periods, Matisse aimed to discover the “essential character of things” through art that expressed balance and serenity. He experimented throughout his career with abandoning conventional perspective and form in favor of dramatically simplified areas of pure color, flat shapes and decorative patterns. This four-day teacher institute focuses on the work of Henri Matisse, concentrating on building compositions, color theory, pattern, and figure study. For teachers only. 

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

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