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.


May 4-6, 2016
VTS Coaching Workshop -- NYC
Led by Kim Aziz, VTS Regional Manager, Portland, Amy Chase Gulden, VTS Director and Gretchen Baudenbacher, VTS NY Regional Manager
Brooklyn Museum
Click here to register.

May 5, 2016
VTS Soiree in Partnership with ArtSpan Youth Open Studios -- San Francisco, CA
Led by Liz Harvey, VTS Regional Director, San Francisco Bay
Asian Art Museum
Click here to register.

June 9-10, 2016
VTS Practicum -- Minneapolis, MN
Led by Gretchen Baudenbacher, VTS NYC Regional Manager
Minneapolis Institute of Art 
Click here to register.

July 21-22, 2016
VTS Practicum -- Boston, MA
Led by Amy Chase Gulden, VTS Director
Museum of Fine Arts
Click here to register.

July 26-August 11, 2016
Online Summer Series
Google Hangouts On Air
Click here to register.

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Training Event Fees

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

*Practicum Event Fee will increase to $435 beginning July 1, 2016.

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