Hotel Texas: An Art Exhibition for the President and Mrs. John F. Kennedy

Learn how to use art to make cross-curricular connections at our professional development programs for educators. CPE credits, digital images, and classroom activities tied to state and national teaching standards are provided at each workshop. All workshops are free unless otherwise noted. Space is limited, and preregistration is required. Cancellations must be received forty-eight hours in advance of the program or a $25 fee will be charged; program materials will be mailed to absent teachers. For more information or to register, please call 817.989.5030 or email education@cartermuseum.org.

Thursday, December 5, 2013
5:00pm7:00pm

During this timely workshop, explore the paintings, sculpture, and works on paper that were brought together in President and Mrs. Kennedy’s Fort Worth hotel suite to celebrate their overnight visit and honor their appreciation for the arts; learn the complete story behind the presidential suite 850 installation, and examine the significance of art both to the Kennedys and to the Dallas–Fort Worth communities. The exhibition reunites for the first time in fifty years paintings by Thomas Eakins, Lyonel Feininger, Marsden Hartley, and Franz Kline, and sculpture by Henry Moore and Pablo Picasso, among others.

Art, gifted and talented, language arts, science, and Texas and U.S. history teachers from classroom and homeschool settings, as well as preservice teachers are encouraged to attend, although others may benefit and are welcome to register.

Space is limited; preregistration is required. Cancellations must be received forty-eight hours in advance of the program or a $25 fee will be charged; program materials will be mailed to absent teachers.

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