Teacher Workshops

Programs for teachers provide opportunities for spending time with works of art, connecting with other educators, and discovering what is new at the Museum. Sign up to receive information about programs and resources for students and teachers in our monthly Educator Newsletter. Click here to sign up and check the "Information for Teachers" box.

Dallas Museum of Art programs for teachers are accredited by the State Board for Educator Certification and may be taken for Continuing Professional Education (CPE) hours, unless otherwise noted.

Teacher Workshop: Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt
Saturday, October 22, 9:00 a.m.-noon

Looking for purr-fect art education ideas? This workshop will explore the exhibition Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt, a fascinating look at the role of cats and lions in ancient Egyptian mythology, kingship, and everyday life featuring works from the Brooklyn Museum’s world-famous Egyptian collection. Teachers can enjoy gallery experiences before public hours while learning strategies to teach, interpret, and use works of art in the classroom and in museum galleries. A light breakfast will be provided. Space is limited, so please register now!

Museum Forum for Teachers
July 25–July 29, 2016 
10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., daily
$250 (regular application)
$225 (early application)

Museum Forum for Teachers is an immersive weeklong summer program for educators presented by the Warehouse, Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas Museum of Art, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, and Kimbell Art Museum. Participants spend each day at a different institution, and CPE Credit is available for participation.

Participating middle and high school teachers are invited to: 

    * Deepen their understanding of contemporary and modern art and architecture at renowned arts institutions in Dallas and Fort Worth.
    * Develop strategies to teach, interpret, and use works of art in the classroom and in museum galleries.
    * Connect with collections, resources, and staff at each museum.
    * Exchange ideas with other classroom teachers.

E-mail Lindsay O'Connor at loconnor@DMA.org for more information.
Please click here for the application form.

Early Application deadline is April 1, 2016 (discounted rate $225). Regular Application deadline is May 27, 2016 ($250).

Teacher In-Services
The Dallas Museum of Art Education Department offers in-service training for K–12 teachers. In-services typically offer an overview of teaching resources offered by the DMA, gallery visits, and hands-on activities. These can be scheduled throughout the academic year, and must be scheduled at least one month in advance to allow for planning. For groups of twenty or fewer, the cost is a flat fee of $100. For groups of 21 or more, the cost is a flat fee of $150. For more information, or to schedule an in-service, contact Lindsay O'Connor, Manager of Docent and Teacher Programs, at loconnor@DMA.org or call 214-922-1842.