Tentative Schedule

Week One

Introduction: Salem And Visual Culture


Sunday, June 27

5:00 p.m.

Welcome Reception and Orientation to Salem and Salem State College Central Campus Dormitory Lounge

6:00 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.

A Salem Trolley Tour of Local Historic Sites

Monday, June 28

9:00 a.m.

Roundtable Panel: Standards and Frameworks in the Disciplines of History, English, and Art
(Nicholas Aieta, Eva Kearney, Lucinda Damon-Bach)

10:15 a.m.

Break

10:45a.m.

Roundtable Panel: Teaching with Visual Resources in the Disciplines of History, English, and Art
(Nicholas Aieta, Eva Kearney, Lucinda Damon-Bach
)

12:00 p.m.

Lunch and Walk to Pioneer Village

12:45 p.m.

Field Trip: Pioneer Village
(John Goff, Salem Preservation)

2:00 p.m.

Break

2:15 p.m.

Mapping America
(Patricia Johnston)

3:30 p.m.

Clipper Cards and Wireless Internet set up
(Pamela Poppe, SSC IT Staff)

4:00 p.m.

Trip to local stores/grocery shops

Unit One:

Portraits


Tuesday, June 29

9:00 a.m.

17th Century Portraits: Ministers and Merchants
(Patricia Johnston)

10:15 a.m.

Break

10:45 a.m.

Puritan Aesthetics: Paintings and Gravestones
(Patricia Johnston)

11:30 a.m.

Thomas Smith's Self-portrait
(Patricia Johnston)

12:00 p.m.

Lunch

12:45 p.m.

Props and Performance: Reading History through Artifacts
(Jessica Lanier)

Spotlight:

Paul Revere, Jr., Teapot, 1796
Thomas William Brown, Tea service, c. 1840-1850
Jean Theobald, Diament Teapot, 1928. Wilcox Silver Plate Co

2:15 p.m.

Break

2:30 p.m.

Unit Plans
(Steve Schmidt, Master Teacher)

3:30 p.m.

SSC Library Orientation
(Zach Newell)

Wednesday, June 30

9:00 a.m.

Family Life in 18th Century Portraits
(Patricia Johnston)

10:15 a.m.

Break

10:45 a.m.

Copley's New England Portraits
(Patricia Johnston)

Spotlight:

John Singleton Copley, Paul Revere
 

1:00 p.m.

Field trip: Peabody Essex Museum
Sailor Arts and the Maritime Collection
(Sam Scott, Curator)

1:45 p.m.

Teaching with Objects
(Rebecca Hayes, PEM Education Dept.)

3:00 p.m.

Tour the Derby House/Salem Maritime
(Emily Murphy, Historian, National Park Service)

4:30 p.m.

Break and Dinner

6:30 p.m.

Sail on the Schooner Fame
Pickering Wharf Marina
(near the intersection of Derby and Congress Streets)

9:00 p.m.

Return to Salem State College

Thursday, July 1

7:45 a.m.

Leave Salem: Travel by bus to Worcester, MA.

9:30 a.m.

Field Trip: American Antiquarian Society
The Art of the Print: Portraits, History and Landscape
(Georgia Barnhill, Director, Center for Historic American Visual Culture and Lauren B. Hewes, Andrew W. Mellon Curator of Graphic Arts)

11:30 a.m.

Lunch at WPI Campus and Travel

1:00 p.m.

Field Trip: Worcester Art Museum
Early American Portraits Tour
(William Rudolph, Curator of American Art)

3:00 p.m.

Return Bus to Salem State College

5:00 p.m.

Estimated Arrive Salem

Friday, July 2

9:00 a.m.

Portraiture in the Federal Period
(Ellen Miles, Curator National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian)

10:15 a.m.

Break

10:45 a.m.

Representing Indians: Saint-Mémin
(Ellen Miles)

12:00 p.m.

Lunch

12:30 p.m.

Film: Smithsonian Networks: Picturing the Presidents
(1 hr, 10 min)
Discussion: Presidential Portraits
(Ellen Miles)

Spotlight:

George Washington (Landsdowne Portrait)
 

2:15 p.m.

Break

2:30 p.m.

Developing an Academically Rigorous Unit Plan
(Brad Austin)

4:30 p.m.

Social Hour