Discovering Connections Teacher Institute Application


Discovering Connections Teacher Institute
Asian Art Museum, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art 
Monday to Friday, July 24 to 28, 2017
Tuition: $250

Application Deadline: May 7, 2017

This five-day program invites teachers to explore works from the diverse collections of four major San Francisco museums through observation, inquiry, analysis, and reflection. Participants will develop techniques for engaging with artworks and discover how the museum setting fosters critical thinking and creativity. The institute is designed for high school teachers and includes close-up gallery experiences, illuminating conversations with peers and museum staff, and useful resources to take back to the classroom.

If you have questions about the application or the program, please contact Emily Jennings at
Please note incomplete applications will not be considered.

Important to Know Before Starting
This application includes a personal statement of 200-300 words that accounts for a significant part of the application process. Please consider preparing your thoughts before starting this application.The statement should clearly address the following questions:

What are your strengths?
Where do you hope to grow as an educator?
What excites you most about this opportunity?