Louise Bourgeois: Exploring the Relationship of Psychoanalysis, Art, and Writing

Online Workshop for Educators


Wednesday, July 14, 2021
11 am – 12:30 pm
Zoom, Virtual Program

Join us for a thought-provoking virtual educator workshop that explores the fascinating art and compelling writings of Louise Bourgeois (1911-2010). The exhibition Louise Bourgeois, Freud’s Daughter examines the artist’s complex relationship with Freudian psychoanalysis through her sculpture, paintings, drawings, and writings. Following a presentation by Leon Levy Assistant Curator, Shira Backer, a Jewish Museum educator will facilitate activities and discussion of select works of art in the exhibition. 

This program will take place live over Zoom.

New York State Educators may receive 1.5 CTLE hours.

Please register by July 13.

A Zoom link will be sent with email confirmation. If you do not receive your email confirmation within ten minutes, please check your spam folder and mark the email as "not spam."

Program fee: $10. 

A limited number of spaces are available for teachers of self-contained special education classes and special education teachers in ICT classes to register free of charge by emailing schoolprograms@thejm.org

Professional development workshops are made possible with endowment support from the Gershon Kekst Family.

Installation view of Louise Bourgeois: Freud’s Daughter, The Jewish Museum, NY, May 21-September 11, 2021. © The Easton Foundation/Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY.  Photo by Ron Amstutz.