Newseum Teacher Open House

October 3, 2015 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Various Galleries and Spaces
555 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20001
Free for teachers and tour operators; discounted $11 admission for up to 5 guests. ID Required.
Newseum Teacher Open House @ Various Galleries and Spaces | Washington | District of Columbia | United States

Join the Education team for our sixth annual Newseum Teacher Open House. Learn about our offerings in history, media literacy and civics during a day filled with sample classes, gallery talks, a studio tour, refreshments and resource materials to take home.

Teachers who RSVP here will be entered into a drawing for a $250 gift certificate to The Source, Wolfgang Puck’s famous restaurant adjacent to the Newseum. (Pre-registration is recommended, but not required.)

“This event always is exciting and shares some amazing resources and still adds things each year to make it even more exciting and cool!” — previous Teacher Open House attendee Vanessa Thomas of Prince George’s County Public Schools in Md.

The event will take place rain or shine. Stay dry by parking in the Newseum’s on-site pay parking garage.

Classes, Workshops, Programs and Tours

  • Go behind the scenes of the Knight TV Studios and greenrooms
  • Attend Learning Center classes
  • Take a gallery tour and find connections to your curriculum in the Newseum’s exhibits
  • Teacher to Teacher sessions featuring Newseum Summer Teacher Institute alumni and how they created authentic connections between Newseum’s resources and their teaching needs

Teacher’s Lounge with Free Refreshments

  • Chat with Newseum educators
  • Learn tips for planning a field trip

Win prizes

  • Family four pack of Newseum tickets
  • Professional development workshop for up to 36 teachers
  • Newseum Press Pass family membership

Discounts in the Newseum Store and Food Section

Free admission for teachers and $11 admission for up to five guests valid Oct. 3, 2015. Valid teacher ID required to receive free admission and to participate in programs. Must be a current teacher, principal, counselor, librarian, school district level staff or college professor. Retired teachers are NOT included. Valid forms of ID include: school identification; pay stub; letter from the principal on school letterhead; insurance card; union card; letter of intent to home school, issued by a government agency or school district.

Tour operators: Please bring a business card for ID purposes.

Comments are closed.