K–12 Educator Program

Spotlight on Materials and Techniques: Ceramics

Investigate ceramic works from around the world during this half-day program featuring highlights from the Met's encyclopedic collection. Join Museum educators in the galleries for inquiry-based investigations and learn about techniques used to create ceramics through a demonstration led by a practicing artist. Explore possibilities for implementing ideas in schools with and without kilns. Please register online.

Common Core State Standards
Acquire and use accurately a range of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases sufficient for reading, writing, speaking, and listening at the college and career readiness level; demonstrate independence in gathering vocabulary knowledge when encountering an unknown term important to comprehension or expression. (CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.L.6)

National Learning Standards
Understanding and Applying Media, Techniques, and Processes (NA-VA.9-12.1)
Understanding the Visual Arts in Relation to History and Cultures (NA-VA.9-12.4)

Fee: $25

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Program Support

K–12 Educator Programs are made possible by the Brooke Astor Fund for New York City Education in The New York Community Trust, Sherman Fairchild Foundation, an Anonymous Foundation, Altman Foundation, Wells Fargo Foundation, Kenneth and Anna Zankel, Jane and Frances Stein Foundation, Jephson Educational Trusts, and Smart Family Foundation.