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.


March 9-10, 2017
VTS Practicum -- Portland, OR
Led by Kim Aziz, VTS Regional Manager, Portland
Portland Art Museum
Click here to register.

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.

June 7-9, 2017
VTS Advanced Practicum -- Sonoma, CA
Led by Robyn Muscardini, VTS Regional Manager, Sonoma/Napa
Sonoma Valley Museum of Art
& The di Rosa
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June 28-30, 2017
VTS Advanced Practicum -- Detroit, MI
Led by Yoon Kang-O'Higgins, VTS Senior Trainer
Detroit Institute of Arts
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July 12-14, 2017
VTS Advanced Practicum -- Boston, MA
Led by Amy Chase Gulden, VTS Director
Museum of Fine Arts
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July 18-22, 2017
VTS Summer Institute -- Seattle, WA
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Training Event Fees

Beginner Practicum $435 

Advanced Practicum $600

Coaching Workshop $725

Aesthetic Thinking Workshop $625

Includes training fee and materials.  Does not include travel, hotel, meals or local transportation.