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.

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

TRAININGS AND EVENTS 

February 24-26, 2016
VTS Advanced Practicum -- Brooklyn, NY
Led by Gretchen Baudenbacher, VTS NY Regional Manager 
Brooklyn Museum
Click here to register.

March 2-4, 2016
VTS Advanced Practicum -- Sonoma, CA
Led by Robyn Muscardini, VTS Napa/Sonoma Regional Manager
Sonoma Valley Museum of Art
Click here to register.

March 16-18, 2016
VTS Coaching Workshop -- Seattle, WA
Led by Kim Aziz, VTS Portland Regional Manager and Yoon Kang-O'Higgins, VTS Senior Trainer
Frye Art Museum
Click here to register.

March 18-19, 2016
VTS Practicum with Montessori Focus -- Washington, D.C.
Led by Amy Chase Gulden, VTS Director
and Jacqueline Cossentino, Ed.D., Senior Associate & Director of Research
National Center for Montessori in the Public Sector
National Museum of Women in the Arts
Click here to register.

March 30-April 1, 2016
VTS Advanced Practicum -- Boston, MA
Led by Amy Chase Gulden, VTS Director
Museum of Fine Arts
Click here to register.

April 6-8, 2016
VTS Aesthetic Thinking Workshop -- Seattle, WA
Led by Karin DeSantis, Consultant and former VTS Director of Aesthetic Development
Seattle Asian Art Museum
Click here to register.

May 4-6, 2016
VTS Coaching Workshop -- NYC
Led by Amy Chase Gulden, VTS Director and Gretchen Baudenbacher, VTS NY Regional Manager
Location TBD
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.

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Training Event Fees

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

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