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SummerVision DC

Two Sessions: July 8-11 or July 22-25, 2014
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Join a professional learning community and spend four art-filled days in Washington, D.C., exploring permanent collections, current exhibitions, and the museum itself as a work of art!

National Gallery of Art • Freer Gallery and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery • National Museum of African Art • National Museum of Women in the Arts • The Phillips Collection • Corcoran Gallery of Art • National Building Museum • Smithsonian American Art Museum • National Portrait Gallery

COST: $495 for NAEA members and $549 for non-members. You must register online. Each session is limited to 25 participants. Cancellation Policy: After April 1, 2014, no refunds will be issued.

ITINERARY: View preliminary schedule

BIOS: View bios from your program leaders.
Renee Sandell, PhD, Program Director/Educator
Carole Henry, EdD, Author/Educator

ACCOMMODATIONS: If you are seeking hotel accommodations for the upcoming SummerVision DC 2014 Sessions I or II, please contact A Room With A View for information on the designated hotel. They will secure the lowest available rates at hotels within downtown Washington, DC or hotels within a short distance away with easy access (Metro) to downtown Washington, DC. In the event that rooms become available at lower rates between now and your meeting dates, A Room With A View will re-notify you to see if you would like transfer. A Room With A View can be reached at 1-800-780-4343. This is a FREE SERVICE for all SummerVision DC 2014 attendees.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CREDITS: Upon completion of SummerVision DC 2014, participants will receive a Certificate of Participation with 30 clock hours of professional development, as designated by NAEA. Clock hours provided upon completion of any NAEA professional learning institute, including SummerVision, are granted for participation in an organized professional learning experience under responsible sponsorship, capable direction and qualified instruction and can be used toward continuing education credit in most states. It is the responsibility of the participant to verify acceptance by professional governing authorities in their area. DOWNLOAD STATEMENT ON CEUs

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The Museum Experience: The Discovery of Meaning, Carole Henry.
This book serves as an introductory textbook for understanding the educational role of art museums, varying contexts in which art is viewed, relevance of aesthetic experience, and strategies to help visitors understand a work of art. It is especially recommended for those preparing to be museum educators or to work in community arts settings, for docent training, and for making future K-12 art educators aware of the teaching resources and collaborations available from community art museums.

106 pp. (2010) ISBN 978-1-890160-46-3

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You will receive this publication free of charge as part of your registration fee when you register for NAEA SummerVision DC. You will receive it onsite on the first day of the event.