Teacher Workshop: Art and Activism, Smart Museum of Art

FREE Teacher Workshop: Art and Activism
Smart Museum of Art
University of Chicago

Saturday, November 5, 9:00 a.m. ā€“ 3: 30 p.m.

This day-long workshop will serve as an introduction to the Smart Museum fall exhibitions, Vision and Communism and Process and Artistry in the Soviet Vanguard, part of The Soviet Arts Experience, a Chicago-wide series of exhibitions, performances, and other events that spotlight cultural production and propaganda in the Soviet Union pre-and post- World War II.

Join Leah Goldman, Soviet Historian and PhD student in History at the University of Chicago, for an in-depth look at art and politics in the Soviet Union from the 1920sā€“1980s, in relation to featured posters on view by Viktor Koretsky in Vision and Communism. Erik Houle, former teacher and current PhD student in the Department of Slavic Languages & Literatures at the University of Chicago, will lead a discussion on creative ways to integrate themes from the exhibition into interdisciplinary lessons for the classroom. Explore text, image, and activism in a hands-on poster making activity. CPDU credit available. Registration is free but space is limited. To reserve, please contact Lisa Davis via email lisadavis@uchicago.edu or call 773-834-1066.

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