Empowered Educators: Beautiful Work

Carnegie Museum of Art


Join educators, artists, field professionals, and museum staff during our ongoing Empowered Educators program as we deepen our knowledge and understanding of topics critical to our lives. All Empowered Educator sessions are participatory in nature and explore the intersection of visual art, literature, and personal writing through group conversations with artists and guest speakers. This series is rooted in the educational methodology Race Talk and encourages participants in their journey to build a more equitable and just world.

Empowered Educators: Beautiful Work
Using the photographs of Gordon Parks in Pittsburgh, 1944/1946, this Empowered Educators session explores the camaraderie, dedication, and skills of those documented in Parks's work, while inspiring us to reflect on the friendships and skills we have cultivated as a community of educators over the past five years.

This free workshop will take place in the Ford Mateer classroom and the galleries. Please register below. Carnegie Museum of Art will provide dinner and waive the parking fee for each participant.

About Empowered Educators:

Empowered Educators is a forum where educators discuss issues of race, equality, and bias through visual art, literature, and personal writing and reflection. The primary objective of Empowered Educators is to build a community of informed teachers as learners who benefit from resources and an exchange of ideas with guest experts and each other to better serve Western Pennsylvania's students. Carnegie Museum of Art is pleased to partner with the Western Pennsylvania Writing Center, the Center for Urban Education at University of Pittsburgh, and the University of Pittsburgh School of Education’s PittEd Justice Collective to make this program possible.

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