School & Youth ProgramsRead more about PGAAMCC programs. To learn more, please contact:
Chanel Compton, Education Director Email: email@example.com Phone: 301-809-0440,
ext. 110 Fax: 301-403-1382 Address: 4519 Rhode Island Avenue, North Brentwood, MD, 20722
MUSEUM TOURS & WORKSHOPS
Bring your students to an educational and fun museum tour and/ or arts workshop! Led by museum specialists, students experience the rich African American history in Prince George’s County. An exhibit related arts workshop can be scheduled for students after a museum tour.
To learn about current exhibits visit www.pgaamcc.org
Tour Duration: 30minutes-1hour Arts Workshop: 1 hour Tour Admission: $3 per student, $7 per adult
Workshop Fee: $10 per participant
EARLY KEEPERS (Early Childhood Arts Education)
Your students will explore African American cultural heritage through story-telling, music, movement and arts and crafts. Children will engage in fun and culturally rich activities that incorporate problem solving, math, and reading! Visit our museum for this program or we can come to you!
Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
Age Group: 3-5 years old
OUTREACH SCHOOL PROGRAMS
Bring our museum to your classroom! Trained museum educators will come to your school to conduct an interactive historical workshop. Through the examination of historical artifacts and arts and crafts, students will gain a deeper knowledge of African American history in Prince George’s County.
Current Museum-In-A-Box Themes:
A Space of Their Own: Experience the history of Prince George’s County’s historically Black Townships.
Coming Home: The Story of African Americans in WWII and how they shaped community life in Prince George’s County.
A Struggle for Dignity: An Artistic Exploration of Slavery and Emancipation
Duration: 45 minutes-1 hour, Age Group: All Grades
JOHNSON-PHILYAW EXPLORING POST
This teen program is a unique opportunity for high school students to explore the field of museum administration and African American history, art, and culture!
Students’ ages 13-17 meet monthly with museum staff to: gain professional experience in museum administration, paint murals, learn about African American history, hands on workshops in visual & performing arts, receive volunteer hours while having a blast in the arts.
Monthly Meeting: One Saturday each month
Culture Keepers: AFTER-SCHOOL
One day a week students will be engaged in visual arts, performing arts, and or docent training. Workshops are led by trained museum and arts educators. Through the After-School workshops and Saturday Field Trips, students receive museum docent training and extended hands on experience about African American history, art, and culture.
2011-2012 School Partners: Center for the Visual & Performing Arts (CVPA), Suitland High School
2012-2013 School Partners: CVPA, Suitland High School & G. James Gholson Middle School
To learn more about these programs, please contact:
Chanel Compton, Education Director
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org ,
Phone: 301-209-0592, Fax: 301-209-0594
Address: Gallery 110, 3901 Rhode Island Avenue, Brentwood, MD. 20722