24th Street Theater

Teaching as a Performing Art (TAPA) Professional Development Workshops 24th Street Theatre’s Teaching as a Performing Art Professional Development workshops are like no other, allowing educators to train on the stage of a professional theatre where the power of live music, lighting, and sound is used to help Teachers experience themselves as artists! They don’t just […]

Autry Museum of the American West Teacher Academy

Autry Teacher Academy This annual 5 day summer professional development program that helps teachers create engaging, powerful, and memorable project-based learning units in the classroom. Academy members work with historians, curators, archivists, master teachers, and other experts in their fields to develop unit plans for classroom implementation in the coming academic year. teachers then share […]

California Science Center Teacher Professional Development

The California Science Center offers a wide variety of resources for teachers, community educators, and parents around Southern California.   Teacher Professional Development Infuse your practice with innovative ideas and strategies to engage students in science learning! Explore activities and materials designed to inspire student-driven inquiry and critical thinking. Workshops are correlated to both Common Core […]

The Getty Museum and Villa

Learn about the collections at both the Getty Museum and the Getty Villa through one-day workshops or longer in-depth trainings.  All Teacher Professional Developments programs are FREE, including validated parking. Keep checking their website for updates or sign up for their e-news to receive emails about upcoming events.  Create + Connect: Teacher Workshops In these workshops, K–12 teachers are […]

The Grammy Museum

The Grammy Museum offers online curricula and resources that incorporate musical elements with historical context and engage students to explore the significance of music in our everyday lives.  The resources feature video programs of talented musicians and performers as well as downloadable PDF lesson plans. Click here for a complete listing and more information.

LA Opera

The LA Opera’s high-quality, award-winning Professional Development programs provide an introduction to opera and entertaining ways to connect your curriculum to the operas in their season. Experience opera recitals while developing tools for the classroom and earning LAUSD salary points. Learn about the history of opera from 16th-century Italy to present day, through presentations by […]

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

LACMA offers on-site professional development for teachers and online resources to download.  Visit their teachers resources page here. Evenings for Educators Tickets are $15 per event and $55 for a season pass. Purchase tickets online or at the door. Programs are held on selected Tuesdays from 4:30–8:30 pm with complimentary parking. Evenings for Educators is a professional […]


MOCA believes in the importance of rigorous and playful opportunities that support teachers’ development as learners themselves in addition to providing creative curricular materials and teaching strategies for the classroom. MOCA aims to energize and inspire creativity in teachers with their professional development opportunities. Prices vary with events. Contemporary Art Start (CAS) Contemporary Art Start (CAS) is a […]

The Music Center

The Music Center helps teachers integrate the arts as part of their ongoing practice, providing opportunities for support and partnerships with teaching artists, specialists and peers. Professional Development Teacher workshops: “Through the Arts“ Through the Arts teacher workshops target arts integration strategies for K-12 teachers in dance, music, theatre, and visual arts. Teachers learn creative […]

The Natural History Museum

  For Teachers by Teachers Professional Development Collaborate with Museum educators to create activities and lesson plans for the Museum! Interested in joining the team? Download the Application and submit it to the NHM, and they’ll get in touch the next time they need someone to join the team!  

The Petersen Museum

The Petersen offers annual Teacher Preview Workshops each summer. These workshops invite teachers to learn about field trip opportunities at the Petersen. Attendees receive a bus grant, free admission for a school field trip, and are provided classroom materials for use during their visit. Registration opens in late spring. Click here for http://petersen.orgmore info.  

The Skirball Cultural Center

The Skirball Cultural Center provides hands-on workshops focusing on ways to integrate the arts and world cultures into classroom curricula, sharpening teaching skills, and deepening knowledge of current social issues in order to create a community of learners with like-minded educators. Teaching Our World Through the Arts The Skirball Cultural Center is proud to be […]