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Seattle Teaching Artist Network Meeting
January 10, 2013 @ 4:45 pm - 7:15 pm
Topic: Professional Teaching Artists: Supporting Active Learning in the Museum Setting
4:45-5:00: initial meet and greet with snacks in the “Rec Room” EMPs group teaching space. Please invite your colleagues working in all sectors as teaching artists! EMPs education programs employ 10-15 teaching artists per year for in-museum classes, outreach classes in schools, as professional musicians/coaches for our S.T.A.R. youth ensembles program, and camp programs. We’d love to start a dialogue with you about your ideas for interactive arts learning in response to our exhibit content.
5:00 to 6:00: Explore the EMP galleries on your own, or join a special tour with one of our fabulous volunteer tour guides at 5:00 (Hendrix Hits London) and 5:30 (ICONS of Science Fiction)
6:00 to 7:15: Back in “Rec Room” for snacks with a group sharing/discussion on working as a professional teaching artist in a museum setting, challenges, curricular links, K-12 to adult. Please invite your colleagues to attend.
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How to get to EMP, Bus and Parking Information, etc:
EMP Museum is located at the corner of 5th and Harrison St. on the east side of Seattle Center. The #16 bus is the best bus to use to get here, which drops off on 5th. Parking is in the adjacent lots at 5th and Harrison St.. Spotty street parking is available a few blocks away in lower Queen Anne.
Please arrive by 4:45 if at all possible. The museum officially closes at 5pm, but security personnel will be at that entrance available to let you in if you arrive late. Enter at the group entrance at 5th and Harrison St. in the turn-around on the silver side of the building. There will be a private event happening that evening so please identify yourself as with “Seattle Teaching Artist Network” or “STAN.”