Teacher Appreciation Night
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM (CDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Celebrate the dedication and hard work of teachers of every kind at this special program and reception. Meet the staff from a wide range of K-12 outreach organizations on the University of Chicago's campus. Join a curator talk and thematic guided tours. Explore the premier educational resources, curriculum, and research materials for teachers offered by the Oriental Institute. Pre-registration is strongly recommended. 3 CPDUs. Bring your colleagues!
This event is in conjunction with the Oriental Institute Museum special exhibit–A Cosmopolitan City: Muslims, Christians, Jews in Old Cairo.
Featured Speaker: Tanya Treptow, PhD, Co-curator of A Comospolitan City
Free parking on the street and in Lexington Lot half block south of the Oriental Institute on University Avenue after 4:00 p.m.
This event is co-sponsored by:
Neighborhood Schools Program
David and Reva Logan Center for the Arts
Smart Museum of Art
South Asia Language and Area Center
The Center for East Asian Studies
The Center for East European and Russian/Eurasian Studies
The Center for International Studies
The Center for Latin American Studies
The Center for Middle Eastern Studies
The Oriental Institute
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The Oriental Institute is a research organization and museum devoted to the study of the ancient Middle East and Egypt. Founded in 1919 by James Henry Breasted, the Institute, a division of the University of Chicago, is an internationally recognized pioneer in the study of the archaeology, philology, and history of early Middle Eastern civilizations. The Oriental Institute Museum houses a world-renowned collection of ancient art and artifacts for the benefit of researchers, students, educators, and the general public. The Museum displays objects recovered by Oriental Institute excavations in permanent galleries devoted to ancient Egypt, Nubia, Persia, Mesopotamia, Syria, Anatolia, Palestine, and Israel, as well as special temporary exhibits.