Professor Ahern and Her Class at the Katonah Museum

Last semester, Joy Ahern, Senior Adjunct Professor at Westchester Community College, implemented the CALTA21 curriculum in her Level 5 class. During the implementation, her students visited the Katonah Museum of Art twice and were given the opportuni…

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CALTA21 Goes to Philadelphia

Our next professional development institute will be hosted by the Fleisher Art Memorial in Philadelphia on February 25th, 26th and 27th.

Founded in 1898, the mission of the Fleisher Art Memorial is to make art accessible to everyone, regardless of…

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IMLS Grantees collaborate at the El Paso Museum

Three different recipients of IMLS Grants collaborate to create a new model for the Latino communities in El Paso, Texas.

Thanks to a Museums for America IMLS grant, the El Paso Museum of Art and AVANCE, a national nonprofit dedicated to providing…

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“I felt more comfortable this time at the museum”

“I felt more comfortable this time at the museum” said one student from Westchester Community College – and the rest of the students agreed with her comment. These students, from Lisa Hockstein and Joy Ahern’s classes, completed the CALTA21 “Identity…

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CALTA21 in Uruguay

Patricia Lannes was invited by Anilla Cultural and the Uruguayan public education system to conduct a workshop for museum professionals and educators on ways of using art to develop critical thinking habits. With the help of innovative modern technol…

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The recorded symposium is now online!

Did you miss the online symposium we hosted the other week? Or perhaps you want to revisit some of the segments that you have already seen? Now available is the full recording of the CALTA21 online symposium! We have broken it down into the five sepa…

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Experiencing the Museum: An Instructor's Perspective

Anida Pobric, an English Language Instructor and the Outreach and Assessment Coordinator for the QCC Adult Literacy Program, implemented the CALTA21 curriculum with her class this past winter. Anida, an immigrant herself, writes about her experience …

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Get ready for the Online Symposium this Tuesday!

Museums and Institutions of Higher Education Unite to Empower Adult English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL): June 3rd, 2-5 pm EST

Cultures and Literacies Through Art for the 21st Century, A National Leadership Grant, IMLS Funded Initiative is o…

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Presenting CALTA21 to Art Museum Curators in Detroit

Panel organizer and moderator Sandra Q. Firmin, Director and Chief Curator, Colorado University Art Museum invited Patricia Lannes, CALTA21 Project Director to be a panelist during last week’s annual 2014 meeting of The Association of Art Museum Cura…

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Register today for our online symposium!

If you haven’t already saved the date for our free online symposium on June 3rd from 2:00-5:00 pm (EST), please do so now! Registration is now open, so please register today for this live event at:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/8PDN775

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Mapping the Immigrant Population

The GRANTMAKERS CONCERNED WITH IMMIGRANTS AND REFUGEES have produced a fascinating map demonstrating the demographics of the foreign-born population in cities and counties all around the United States.

Find your own area on this map and look at th…

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The Power of Photography: Art, Documentation, and Reporting from the Huffington Post

Last week we came across a great story from the Huffington Post on the power of photography, showing 32 incredible photographs of tense moments, stunning landscapes, and new perspectives. Using photography as a major component of the CALTA21 curricul…

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