Make LACMA your destination for learning about arts integration through our award-winning professional development opportunities and classroom resources! Teacher programs and resources are aligned with California Content Standards and engage best practices in visual arts education and arts integration.
Image: Photo © Museum Associates/LACMA, by Brant Brogan Photography
Generous support for School and Teacher Programs is provided by the Anna H. Bing Children’s Art Endowment Fund. Additional funding is provided by The Lucille Ellis Simon Foundation, Dwight Stuart Youth Fund, Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Foundation, the Mara W. Breech Foundation, The Kenneth T. and Eileen L. Norris Foundation, the Edward A. and Ai O. Shay Family Foundation, Edison International, Employee Community Fund of Boeing – Southern California Chapter, the Louis and Harold Price Foundation, the Goodwin Family Memorial Trust, and the Ducommun and Gross Family Foundation.
Come to the main LACMA campus or join us online for an unforgettable, award-winning professional development experience! Enjoy engaging lectures and interactive presentations from art and education experts, connect with colleagues from throughout the region, and learn hands-on art activities that you can take back to your classroom. In-person programs include a buffet-style dinner and free parking. All programs are standards-aligned and include curricular resources designed to support arts integration in your classroom.
In the 2021–22 school year, two programs (October and February) will take place virtually via Zoom and two programs (December and April) will take place on LACMA’s main campus. Virtual programs are free of charge. Tickets for in-person programs are $15 each and must be purchased in advance. Recordings of virtual programs from the 2020–21 school year can be viewed here.
LAUSD teachers who attend all four programs are eligible for one LAUSD Salary Point Credit upon completion of an additional assignment. Sign-up information will be shared at the October program.
Virtual programs include live captioning and in-person programs include ASL interpretation. For accommodations requests and other questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Virtual Evenings for Educators is made possible by the Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Foundation, the Mara W. Breech Foundation, and The Kenneth T. and Eileen L. Norris Foundation
Interested in learning more about how to support your students’ critical engagement with the world? Looking for strategies and tools to create a more inclusive classroom environment? In this new program series, K–12 teachers lead practical and inspiring workshops on topics in art education that center on criticality and social justice.
In the 2021–22 school year, programs take place virtually via Zoom and include live captioning. For accommodations requests and other questions, please contact email@example.com.
Bring LACMA’s collections and exhibitions into your classroom with standards-aligned curricular resources! Find fun and engaging visual arts lessons, artists’ biographies and historical backgrounds, professional development courses, and more in our offerings below.