Summer Institute for Educators at VMFA


Participants in China’s Forbidden City: Past and Present, the 2014 Summer Institute for Educators, enjoy their final afternoon of the institute in the E. Claiborne and Lora Robins Sculpture Garden.

Since 1994, VMFA’s Education Department has offered 19 intensive five-day interdisciplinary professional development institutes on a variety of cultures and themes.

2010 – 2014 Past Summer Institutes for Educators

2010: The World of Louis Comfort Tiffany

2011: Egypt: From Narmer to Napoleon

2013: Art Unbound: Breaking Barriers in the 20th and 21st Centuries

2014: China’s Forbidden City: Past and Present

VMFA will launch a re-imagined and enhanced Institute in summer 2017.