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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.

Sunday, 1 March - Sunday, 28 February


Thursday, 5 March

History & Theater: Bringing the Past to Life


Open Enrollment Teacher Workshop

03/05/2015 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
$

Saturday, 14 March

Special Workshop: New York Women in Wartime


Open Enrollment Teacher Workshop

Celebrate Women’s History Month! Explore the contributions of female New Yorkers in the American Revolution, Civil War, WWI, and WWII. We’ll uncover their stories and celebrate our city’s greatest unsung war heroes. Pizza lunch will be served!

$15 per person ($10 for members) 


03/14/2015 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
$15.00

Wednesday, 18 March

History Uncorked: Think & Drink with Alice Kessler-Harris


Open Enrollment Teacher Workshop

Join Professor Alice Kessler-Harris of Columbia University, arguably the nation’s leading women and labor historian, for a scholarly perspective on gender and the workplace in American history. Free wine and refreshments will be served!

$20 per person ($15 for members) 


03/18/2015 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
$20.00

Tuesday, 24 March

Spring Educator Open House!


Open Enrollment Teacher Workshop

03/24/2015 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
$

Tuesday, 14 April

Pizza & PD: Audubon's Aviary: The Final Flight


Open Enrollment Teacher Workshop

Explore dazzling watercolors from John James Audubon’s The Birds of America and experience creative new ways to integrate these works of art into your social studies, art, or science classroom.

$15 per person ($10 for members)


04/14/2015 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
$15.00

Thursday, 16 April

History Uncorked: Think & Drink with Annette Gordon Reed


Open Enrollment Teacher Workshop

In a lecture entitled “Are We ‘the People’ – Blacks, Law, and the American Imagination,” Harvard Law Professor Annette Gordon Reed will explore the role of the black community in the formation of our nation. Wine and refreshments will be served!

$20 per person ($15 for members)


04/16/2015 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
$20.00

Thursday, 23 April

History & Theater: Final Performance Strategies


Open Enrollment Teacher Workshop

Curtain up! In this last workshop of our monthly series, engage in rehearsal and editing strategies that will help students give their monologues a final polish and make them truly performance ready.

FREE


04/23/2015 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
$0.00

Tuesday, 5 May

Lunch & Learn: The Pro-Southern City: New York and the Civil War


Open Enrollment Teacher Workshop

Caught between an economy fueled by the slave-based cotton crop, a growing abolitionist movement, and an expanding lower class disenchanted by the war, New York struggled to balance contradicting priorities. use primary sources to explore the Civil War in New York and draw your own conclusions about the city’s controversial “pro-Southern” history. Pizza lunch will be served!

$15 per person ($10 for members)


05/05/2015 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
$15.00

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, 4 June

Chancellor's Day Workshop: The Civil Rights Movement


Open Enrollment Teacher Workshop

Featuring a keynote by historian Yohuru Williams and a tour of Freedom Journey 1965: Photographs of the Selma to Montgomery March by Stephen Somerstein, this full-day workshop will offer new content, resources, and activities that will enrich your teaching of the Civil Rights Movement. Coffee will be served.

$35 per person


06/04/2015 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
$35.00

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