Cheers to Teachers: Celebrating Educators Through the Arts

February 1 – March 3, 2021

Free with event registration

Cheers to Teachers is a celebration of our incredible educators—a chance to gather, connect, and learn from one another through activities and conversation. Open to all K-12 educators, this virtual PD series will feature free, weekly workshops hosted each Wednesday in February. Additional opportunities and resources will be offered to attendees throughout the month. These workshops will enable teachers to connect with colleagues in Austin and beyond, participate in arts activities, and gain helpful tools to bring back to their classrooms (virtual or otherwise)—while having plenty of fun along the way!

This series is free and open to all K-12 educators. Good for up to 9 CPE credits (based on attendance). Advance registration is required. All events will be held on Zoom.


Series Schedule

Mon, Feb 1 / 6–7 PM – Happy Hour Kickoff
Wed, Feb 3 / 6–8 PM – Activating Art in the [Virtual] Classroom
Wed, Feb 10 / 6–8 PM – Playing with Art on Zoom: Mindfulness and Self Care
Wed, Feb 24 (new date) / 6–8 PM – Exploring Identity and Personal Narrative in Contemporary Art
Wed, Mar 3 (new date) / 6–8 PM – Working with What You’ve Got: Objects, Spaces, Stories
Various dates – Optional workshops from Austin-based teaching artists and arts organizations


Cheers to Teachers: Celebrating Educators Through the Arts is organized by the Visual Arts Center and ST.ART Pre-College in collaboration with colleagues at the Blanton Museum of Art, Landmarks, The Contemporary Austin and Women & Their Work.

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