Program: Teacher's Day Out

Free; Groups of 10 or more.
Open to all disciplines and grade levels.

Let the Museum become your classroom for your next school or countywide teacher professional development day. Sessions include an overview of our teacher resources and programs and your choice from the following topics.  Experiences can be tailored to meet your particular needs. Call (919) 664-6771 or send e-mail to schedule a session. Reservations must be made at least four weeks in advance.


Easy Object-Based Discussion Strategies – Get your students talking about art, thinking critically, and making connections between their world and what they see. Learn how object-based discussion can be used with minimal effort in any classroom.

Art and Nature – Explore NCMA collections indoor and outdoor to learn how the sciences and art intersect.

Concept Connections – Discover the connections inherent between works of art and concepts taught in all classrooms. You select the concepts, we’ll help you make the links! Possible concepts: Interdependence, Communication, Identity, Cycle, Persuasion, Problem-Solving, Impact, Collaboration, Change, or Meaning.

Exploring the Exhibition – Find out how to connect your curriculum with temporary exhibitions on view at the NCMA. Select up to two special exhibitions to view and investigate with your colleagues per session.


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