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Educator Programs

Holiday Celebration with Theater, Literature, and Sacred Art
Teaching artists from The American Place Theater’s Literature to Life program will perform from its “new classic” Three Cups of Tea, and teachers will explore the educational relevance of Three Faiths: Judaism, Christianity, Islam with curatorial staff.

Stephen A. Schwarzman Building• • Thursday, December 16, 2010 • 4:00–6:00 p.m.

Manuscripts, Madonnas, Mandalas: Teaching the Art of Belief
Great works of art can communicate a culture’s religious beliefs, but what approaches and strategies are needed to introduce them to students of all backgrounds? This two-part workshop first explores the special exhibition Three Faiths: Judaism, Christianity, Islam with education staff from The New York Public Library then continues the conversation at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Stephen A. Schwarzman Building & Metropolitan Museum of Art • Two Tuesdays, November 9 & 16, 2010 • 4:00–6:00 p.m. • $20 fee

Sacred in the Secular Classroom — A Panel Discussion
Educators and interfaith leaders will discuss current issues around teaching sacred topics in a secular environment.

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture • Tuesday, October 26, 2010 • 4:00–6:00 p.m. • Open to the public

Registration is required for Educator Programs. To RSVP for these events, or for more information, please contact Janna Robin, Education Specialist, at or 212-576-0037.

For Students and Teachers
The New York Public Library offers many programs for students and teachers. To arrange an exhibition tour, a student research workshop, a professional development opportunity, or to have a librarian come to your school, visit or contact NYPL’s Division of Teaching & Learning by telephone at 212-576-0037 or by e-mail at