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New Gallery Teacher training beginning September 10, 2018! 

Do you enjoy having conversations with others about art?

Consider becoming a volunteer gallery teacher at MOCA!

Gallery Teachers make the artwork come alive and stimulate dialogue about the importance of visual learning. Working with contemporary art objects, gallery teachers offer learning experiences that encourage new ideas and stimulate creativity. Gallery teachers provide personal interaction with MOCA visitors by presenting students of all ages to MOCA exhibitions.

New Gallery Teacher training is offered once a year and is comprised of four 2-hour sessions. Training dates are:

  • Mon, Sep 10, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Mon, Sep 17, 10:30 am -12:30 pm
  • Mon, Sep 24, 12-2 pm
  • Mon, Oct 1, 11:30 am -1:30 pm

Attendance is required for all sessions. To apply for the program, please fill out the Gallery Teacher application.

Applications are due Aug 27.  If you have questions please contact Rebecca Davidson at 425-0000 x323 or email at rebecca@virginiamoca.org

No prior art or education experience required, but it is very helpful.

 

Gallery Teacher Benefits:

  • Expert training in art and cultural history, communication and performance skills, tour methodology, visual interpretation and contemporary art theory.
     
  • Exhibition walk-through with guest curators, curatorial and/or education staff.
     
  • Complimentary guest passes.
     
  • 10% discount in the MOCA gift store.
     
  • Upon completion of one full year of service, Gallery Teachers are eligible for a 50% discount on one Adult Studio School course per year. Gallery Teachers will also receive a 20% discount for any additional Adult Studio School course for the given year.