VISUAL THINKING STUDIOS

Upcoming Events

VTS offers different training events for different purposes. Whether you are looking to develop your VTS facilitation skills, prepare yourself to implement an entire school professional development program, or are just curious about VTS and would like to see it in action, there is an event that suits your needs.  Our training page offers detailed descriptions of each kind of VTS event.

Training events are open to teachers, museum educators and other professionals interested in learning how to facilitate VTS discussions, becoming a Qualified VTS Trainer, or simply looking to enrich or extend their VTS skills.  Event space is limited and advanced registration is required.

TRAININGS AND EVENTS 

September 29-30, 2016
VTS Practicum -- Seattle, WA
Led by Yoon Kang-O'Higgins, VTS Senior Trainer
Seattle Art Museum
Click here to register.

October 6-7, 2016
VTS Practicum -- San Francisco, CA
Led by Liz Harvey, VTS Regional Director, SF Bay
de Young Museum
Click here to register.

October 11-13, 2016
VTS Coaching Workshop -- Kansas City, MO
Led by Kim Aziz, VTS Regional Manager, Portland
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Click here to register.

October 13-14, 2016
VTS Practicum -- Brooklyn, NY
Led by Gretchen Baudenbacher, VTS Regional Director, NYC
Brooklyn Museum
Click here to register.

October 25-27, 2016
Research Methods for Educators Workshop -- Boston, MA
Led by Michelle Grohe with Sara Egan
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
Click here to register.

October 27, 2016
VTS Soiree -- San Francisco, CA
Led by Liz Harvey, VTS Regional Director, SF Bay
SFMOMA
FREE!
Click here to RSVP.

December 9-10, 2016
VTS Practicum -- Northampton, MA
Led by Amy Chase Gulden, VTS Director
Smith College Museum of Art
Click here to register.

January 12, 2017
VTS Soiree -- San Francisco, CA
Led by Liz Harvey, VTS Regional Director, SF Bay
SFMOMA
FREE!
Click here to RSVP.

March 22-24, 2017
VTS Advanced Practicum -- Seattle, WA
Led by Yoon Kang-O'Higgins, VTS Senior Trainer
Frye Art Museum
Click here to register.

July 12-14, 2017
VTS Advanced Practicum -- Boston, MA
Led by Amy Chase Gulden, VTS Director
Museum of Fine Arts
Click here to register.

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Training Event Fees

  • Beginner Practicum  $435 
  • Advanced Practicum  $600
  • Aesthetic Thinking Workshop  $625
  • Coaching Workshop  $725

Training event fees beginning July 1, 2016.

Does not include travel, hotel, meals or local transportation.