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.

If you aren't sure which event would be best for you, please email us.


VTS Co-Founding Director, Philip Yenawine's book,  Visual Thinking Strategies: Using Art to Deepen Learning Across School Disciplines, is available for purchase


April 25 - 26, 2015
VTS Practicum -- Coral Gables, FL
Lowe Art Museum
Click here to register.

April 29 - May 1, 2015
NEW!! VTS Coaching Workshop -- New York, NY
Brooklyn Museum and
VTS Offices (downtown NYC)
If you qualify for this training, please email to be put on the wait list.

July 16-17, 2015
VTS Practicum -- Portland, OR
Portland Art Museum
Click here to register.

July 22-23, 2015
VTS Practicum -- Boston, MA
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Click here to register.

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Training Event Fees:

  • Practicum: $350 
  • Advanced Practicum: $600
  • Aesthetic Thinking Workshop: $545

Fees do not include travel, hotel, meals or local transportation.