March 25, 2012

Getty Villa Summer Institutes


Getty Villa Summer Institute
Rediscovering the Villa dei Papiri and its Gardens: A Journey through an Ancient Roman Villa

This summer's schedule:
Session I: July 11, 12, and 13, 2012
(for 6th–12th grade teachers)
Session II: July 18, 19, 20, 2012
(for K–6th grade teachers)

This three-day program offers an opportunity for K-12 classroom teachers to learn about the ancient Roman world through the lens of the Getty Villa's collection and site. Explore the intersections of art, architecture, history, math, botany, and other subjects through gallery investigations, site tours, discussions, lectures, and hands-on art activities. Then, learn to weave these subjects into memorable learning experiences about the ancient Roman world for your students.

Each session of the Villa Summer Institute is open to 30 teachers. Please note that this is a competitive program and not all applicants will be accepted.

The program is free. Applications are due April 16, 2012.

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