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Upcoming Teacher Workshops

Participation in New-York Historical Society professional development is applicable towards maintaining professional certification from the New York City Department of Education.

Wednesday, 6 May - Wednesday, 4 May


Monday, 18 May

History Uncorked: Think and Drink with Brian Purnell


Open Enrollment Teacher Workshop

Join Associate Professor Brian Purnell of Bowdoin College and author of Fighting Jim Crow in the County of Kings: The Congress of Racial Equality in Brooklyn for a local perspective on how the civil rights movement unfolded right here in New York.

$20 per person ($15 for members)


05/18/2015 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
$20.00

Thursday, 21 May

Pizza & PD: Learning History Through Maps


Open Enrollment Teacher Workshop

Navigate your way through history with a deep dive into the New-York Historical Society’s map collection. Explore maps, atlases, and guidebooks from the Dutch period through the 20th century and come away with strategies for strengthening your students’ map skills.

$15 per person ($10 for members)


05/21/2015 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
$15.00

Thursday, 11 June

History Uncorked: Think & Drink with David Leopold of The Al Hirschfeld Foundation


Open Enrollment Teacher Workshop

In honor of our newest exhibition The Art of Al Hirschfeld, David Leopold, Archivist of the Hirschfeld Foundation, will provide a personal perspective on the life, work, and inspiration of the artist. 

$20 per person ($15 for members)


06/11/2015 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
$20.00

Tuesday, 7 July

Summer Workshop: The Art of Al Hirschfeld


Open Enrollment Teacher Workshop

Learn how to integrate legendary paintings and drawings from The Art of Al Hirschfeld  into your curriculum as we examine his artwork as a portrait of 20th century America with connections to pop culture, politics, and current events. Coffee will be served.

$15 per person ($10 for members) 


07/07/2015 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
$15.00

Thursday, 16 July

Summer Workshop: Revolutionary Friends: Washington and Lafayette


Open Enrollment Teacher Workshop

 How did a Virginia plantation owner and a French aristocrat form a long-lasting friendship and lead a revolution? Learn about George Washington and the Marquis de Lafayette and develop a new appreciation for the power of leadership – and friendship – in history. This workshop will include a visit to the exhibition Lafayette’s Hermione: Voyage 2015. Coffee will be served.

$15 per person ($10 for members) 


07/16/2015 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
$15.00

Monday, 27 July

Summer Workshop: Art as Activism


Open Enrollment Teacher Workshop

View American activist art from the 1930s-1970s in Art as Activism: Graphic Art from the Merrill C. Berman Collection. Consider how each piece was inspired by the social, political, and economic upheavals of the 20th century. Coffee will be served.

$15 per person ($10 for members) 


07/27/2015 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
$15.00