School and Teacher Programs
Activating the collections at SAM Downtown and the Seattle Asian Art Museum, SAM's Summer Institute for Educators will connect our global collection to the amazing Future Beauty: 30 Years of Japanese Fashion. Full of hands on art activities, curriculum development and exploration, the following guest speakers;
Catharina Manchanda- SAM's Jon & Mary Shirley Curator of Modern & Contemporary Art and curator of Future Beauty
Xiaojin Wu- SAM's Associate Curator for Japanese and Korean Art
Elizabeth Marshall- editor of Rethinking Popular Culture and Media from the Rethinking Schools Publications
Elissa Walstead-SAM's Digital Media Manager
Beverly Naidus-Associate Professor UW Tacoma and author of Arts for Change: Teaching Outside the Frame
Jen Stuller-Programming Director for Geek Girl Con.
Educators will earn 10 (ten) Washington State Clock Hours, entrance to all exhibitions plus valuable resources for the classroom.