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


NEW!! July 17 - August 13, 2015 
VTS Online Summer Series 
Google Hangouts On Air 
Click here to learn more and register. 

NEW!! August 10-11, 2015
VTS Practicum In Context - Montessori Focus
National Museum of Women in the Arts
Washington, D.C.
Click here to learn more and register.

September 17-18, 2015
VTS Practicum -- Brooklyn, NY
Brooklyn Museum
Click here to register.

September 29-30, 2015
VTS Practicum -- San Francisco, CA
The de Young Museum
Click here to register.

October 14-16, 2015
VTS Advanced Practicum -- Seattle, WA
Seattle Art Museum
Click here to register.

November 17-20, 2015
VTS Advanced Practicum -- Rochester, NY
Memorial Art Gallery
Click here to register.

February 24-26, 2016
VTS Advanced Practicum -- Brooklyn, NY
Brooklyn Museum
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.