Educator Orientation to SAAM Videoconferences

by  Smithsonian American Art Museum

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Preview the Smithsonian American Art Museum's 11 videoconference topics and learn strategies to teach multiple disciplines using art during an interactive, conversation-driven session with museum staff. Focus on one of the 11 offered topics or explore multiple topics. Program content can be tailored to meet your professional development goals.

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Minimum length 15 min.; max. 60. min. Tell us how long you'd like it to be!

Target Audience

Education: Teacher(s)/Educator(s) Teachers of grades 3-12 Public Library: Library Staff

Minimum participants:


Maximum participants:

30; if your group is larger, contact us to discuss options

Primary Disciplines

Art, Fine Arts, Language Arts/English, Problem Solving, Professional Development, Social Studies/History

Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Google Meet, Cisco WebEx, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams, etc...)
Microsoft Teams

Booking Information

This program is available year-round from 9:00-5:00 Eastern. Please place requests at least three weeks in advance of desired date. All requests subject to availability.

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For more information contact CILC at (507) 388-3672

Provider's Cancellation Policy

Confirmation of your videoconference is dependent on a successful test call. Cancellations must be submitted 48 hours prior to the scheduled videoconference. Frequent cancellations will result in the inability to register for additional programs at the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

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Smithsonian American Art Museum

Washington, DC
United States

The Smithsonian American Art Museum, the nation’s first collection of American art, is dedicated to collecting, understanding, and enjoying American art. The Museum celebrates the extraordinary creativity of artists whose works reflect the American experience and global connections.

Distance learning programs are generously supported by the American Battle Monuments Commission and the Robert and Mercedes Eichholz Foundation.

Rebecca Fulcher
(202) 633-8537

Program Details


Museum staff show American artworks from the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s collection using green screen. Through presentation, discussion, and inquiry-based questions, school staff discover how curriculum standards can be learned by analyzing artworks while actively participating in a videoconference.


Participants will explore one or more of the 11 videoconference topics available from the Smithsonian American Art Museum, analyze artworks, and actively participate in discussions with museum staff.