Teacher Workshops

If you are a New York City public school teacher, join us for one of our teacher workshops and experience the Morgan Library & Museum’s unique school programs that you can bring to your students. The workshops will highlight Colors of the World and the Morgan Book Project and include a hands-on activity.

The Morgan Library & Museum is now an accredited CTLE Sponsor.

Free 2018-2019 Professional Development Workshops:

Tuesday, November 6, 2018–Election Day Professional Development 
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, October 25, 2018 

Monday, January 28, 2019–High School Chancellor’s Conference Day Professional Development Workshop 
Registration Deadline: Monday, January 14, 2019 

Spring of 2019 (Date TBD)–Open House for Teachers and School Administrators                         

Thursday, June 6, 2019–Chancellor’s Conference Day Professional Development Workshop 
Registration Deadline: Thursday, May 23, 2019

Registration: [email protected] or 212.685.0008 ext. 356 
Location: The Morgan Library & Museum
Directions: subway no. 6 to 33rd Street; 4, 5, or 7 to Grand Central; B, D, F, or M to 42nd Street/Bryant Park; bus M2, M3, M4, or Q32 to 36th Street; public parking available nearby 
Time: 9 am to 3:30 pm 
Fee: FREE with complimentary breakfast

In our full-day Professional Development Workshops, you will:

  • Learn about the Morgan Library & Museum’s school programs, highlighting Colors of the World and the Morgan Book Project and their relevance to the CCSS and Danielson’s Framework;
  • Discuss integration of the visual arts into earth science, ELA, and social studies;
  • Explore extraordinary examples of medieval and Renaissance manuscripts from the Morgan’s collection;
  • Make paint following historic recipes and methods from cities along ancient trade routes;
  • Create a small illumination complete with 22 karat gold leaf.

The workshops are recommended for visual arts and academic teachers grades 3 through 12 interested in integrating book arts into their curriculum.

Download this PDF for more information about the goals and objectives of the Morgan's Teacher Workshops.

*Due to great demand and limited space, we can accept only two teachers per school. Priority will be given to Title I New York City Public Schools.

Image credit:
Teachers: Photography by Alison MacKenzie