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Teacher Professional Development

Holter Museum Educators offer dynamic workshops that help teachers meet their PIR requirements in active and creative ways.

Introduction to Visual Thinking Strategies

Introduction to Visual Thinking Strategies

Sondra Hines

Curator of Education & VTS Trainer

Holter Museum of Art

Thursday, Oct. 25

4pm-6pm

Learn the basics of how to implement Visual Thinking Strategies into your classroom. During this 2 hour VTS introduction participants will observe, and practice VTS with coaching. During the 2 hour workshop there will be practical work in art galleries, and thinking through image choices. This workshop is valuable for all grade levels, but especially suited to k-5 classroom teachers, English teachers, and special education/speech teachers.

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School programs

Connect in new ways to art. Make and share personal connections. Immerse your group in an interactive experience. Get a quality and creative experience at The Holter, right in the heart of our community.

Creativity and culture merge at The Holter.

Our school programs empower over 2,000 students from the Helena area annually through immersive guided field trips, and art making opportunities in our studio classrooms.

General Information

All tours support Common Core State Standards by encouraging critical thinking, communication, creativity and collaboration.

Field Trip Options

  1. Look, Learn, Create*: An immersive guided experience and art making opportunity for students in The Holter.

  2. Talking Art: A chance to learn about the founders of Santa Cruz County in our historic Evergreen Cemetery.

  3. Custom Group Visit: A customized experience for groups of all-ages to explore the MAH.

*All Look, Learn, Create tours accept a maximum of 25 students per group

Field trips that include a docent guide must be scheduled in advance by requesting a tour on-line, calling Sondra Hines at (406) 442-6400 x108 or emailing her at sondra@holtermuseum.org

Creativity and culture merge at The Holter. Our school programs empower over 2,000 students from the Helena area annually through immersive guided field trips, and art making opportunities in our studio classrooms.

General Information

All tours support Common Core State Standards by encouraging critical thinking, communication, creativity and collaboration.

All Look, Learn, Create tours accept a maximum of 25 students per group

Field trips that include a docent guide must be scheduled in advance by requesting and tour on-line, calling Sondra Hines 2 (406) 442-6400 x108 or emailing her at sondra@holtermuseum.org