Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery
College of Performing and Visual Arts
Southern Utah University
Office: (435) 586-5432
Cell: (417) 988-1367
FOR CALENDAR EDITORS: FIFTH ANNUAL EVENING FOR EDUCATORS
WHAT: The artwork of an American master forms the focus of a seminar for educators when Southern Utah University’s Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery hosts the fifth annual Evening for Educators. Using the current exhibit, Winslow Homer in America: 1857-1887, as a theme, teachers and administrators receive arts education in-service training by connecting the Gallery to the classroom.
WHO: Southern Utah University, Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery
WHEN: Wednesday, November 3, 2010
WHERE: Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery, Southern Utah University, Cedar City, UT
RSVP: Phone: (435) 586-5432
PRICES: Free and open to all area teachers, educators and administrators.
SUU’s Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery
Hosts a Special Evening for Educators
November 3, 2010
Southern Utah University, Cedar City, Utah: The artwork of an American master forms the focus of a unique seminar for teachers when Southern Utah University’s Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery hosts the fifth annual Evening for Educators. The event takes place on Wednesday, November 3, 2010, and is free and open to all area educators. Held at the Gallery, the evening is scheduled to begin at 6pm and runs to 9pm. RSVP is requested, but not required. Call (435) 586-5432 to RSVP.
Using the Gallery’s current exhibit, Winslow Homer in America: 1857-1887, as a theme, teachers and administrators will receive arts education in-service training by connecting the Gallery to the classroom. Participants will have the opportunity to view one of the most extensive collections of Winslow Homer’s engravings ever to travel. This year’s keynote speaker will be Deborah Snider, Assistant Professor of Art Education at Southern Utah University. Educators will also participate in breakout sessions to learn how art can help improve students’ creativity.
This program is made possible by the Utah State Office of Education, Friends of the Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery, the Springville Museum of Art, Arts Fusion, Statewide Art Partnership and the Utah Arts Council.
For more information about this event, visit www.suu.edu/pva/artgallery or call (435) 586-5432. The Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery’s mission is to exhibit, collect and preserve historic and contemporary works of art significant to the interior American West. In addition, the Museum hosts art exhibitions that represent the principal artistic styles and periods of world cultures.
ABOUT THE COLLEGE
The Southern Utah University College of Performing and Visual Arts is comprised of nationally accredited departments of Art and Design, Music, Theatre Arts and Dance, as well as a graduate program in Arts Administration. The College offers 16 different degree areas, including liberal arts Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees; professional Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Fine Arts in art and theatre degrees; and a Master of Fine Arts in Arts Administration degree. More than 60 full- and part-time faculty and staff are engaged in teaching and mentoring over 550 majors in the College. Over 1100 students enroll each year in over 195 arts classes on the SUU campus. The College presents 100 performances, lectures, presentations, and exhibitions each year. The College’s affiliate organizations include the Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery, American Folk Ballet, Utah Shakespearean Festival, the performance group Acclamation, and the SUU Ballroom Dance Company. For more information about the College of Performing and Visual Arts, contact the Office of the Dean at (435) 865-8561, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.