The Evenings for Educators series is one of the longest-running programs of the StateWide Art Partnership (SWAP). These events are held at locations across the state of Utah and feature speakers, hands-on workshops, and educational materials designed to help teachers integrate art into their curriculum. Teachers may receive inservice credit for attending these events.
2015-2016 Evenings for Educators at the BYU Museum of Art
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 | 6-9 PM
Evening for Educators: Norman Rockwell and American Culture
Norman Rockwell is known for his iconic representations of American culture found in commonplace, everyday settings. With the exciting new exhibition, American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell, educators will explore storytelling and illustration from one of history’s greatest.
Wednesday, January 13, 2016 | 6-9 PM
Evening for Educators: Photography Music and Culture of the Jazz Era
Music of Freedom: Jazz through the Lens of Herman Leonard will explore the dynamic photographs of celebrated jazz artists in the 1940s and 50s. Educators will explore the concepts of passion, play, and social concerns of the era that contributed to this distinctly American art form through workshops, music demos, and art making.