Laumeier Sculpture Park
Educator Workshop Monday On 4/9/01 From 4 To 6 p.m.
Speaker William V. Thayer from St. Louis Community College at Meramec
Laumeier's Education Center
Let the Park be your classroom!
Teachers... learn to relate the visual arts to your curriculum by using
Laumeier Sculpture Park as your classroom setting. At our educator workshop
take a walking tour of the park and explore lively projects, hands-on
activities and information you can use in your classroom!
1) What¹s Your Angle
Discussion with William Thayer, Associate Professor of Mathematics
For Teachers Grades 4-12
Learn how the angles, spheres, and forms found in Laumeier Sculpture can
stimulate classroom math instruction. Special focus is problem solving,
skill-building, and real-life applications of mathematics.
2) Poetry In Motion
Discussion with Pam Pirio, Museum Educator
Discover the relationship between listening, viewing and writing using seven
Laumeier sculptures as a basis for stimulating classroom writing.
3) Ecology: Recycle, Reuse and Biodegrade
Discussion with Karen Mullen, Curator of Education
Combine a love of nature and the environment with sculpture to integrate
science and art. Learn how to combine these four aspects into a lively
Call 314-821-1298 to register
Cost is $15 members/ $20 non-members
Registrations must be postmarked by Friday, March 30th.
Insufficient enrollment will result in cancellation and a full refund to all