The Crocker ♥s Teachers!
The Crocker is a beautiful setting for teachers to network, gain skills, and acquire resources that support and extend visual art education. Open to all educators, the Crocker’s Educator Membership provides benefits designed with you in mind: discounts on professional development opportunities, special educator-only events, and free admission to the Museum year-round. Visit crockerart.org/membership or call (916) 808-6730.
Teacher Workshop Series
Join us for workshops that support teachers in all aspects of their professional life - as leaders, learners, and professionals. Increase your skills, knowledge, and abilities in the arts.
Back to Basics: Sculpture
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2023
10:30 AM – 1 PM • FREE
Take some time to get back to basics with foundational art-making techniques. Led by a practicing artist, this studio workshop will reintroduce teachers to the basics of sculpture practice in a laid-back and caring environment. Set aside some time to recharge, recenter, and remind yourself what you love about the arts.
Back to Basics: Still Life
THURSDAY, MAY 11, 2023
4:30 PM – 6 PM • FREE
Ease into the end of your school year with the still life, a centuries-old subject matter. Inspired by works on view in temporary exhibitions and the permanent collection, explore how this seemingly simple art form has the power to tell stories and demonstrate the foundational elements of art with a gallery tour and time in the studio. Afterward, enjoy complimentary admission into ArtMix, the Crocker’s fun-filled evening extravaganza.
Custom Professional Development or Team Building Workshops
$600 and up
Let the Crocker customize professional development or team building for your group. Suggested topics include, but are not limited to, arts integration, art, and social-emotional learning, California history, or art process workshops. Our team of professional museum educators will create a customized experience at our site or yours.
NEW! The Mel and Leta Ramos Family Virtual Education Center
Visit us online for lesson plans, instructional videos, and helpful materials to supplement your classroom or museum experience. The Crocker Art Museum offers a full range of rich experiences designed to support the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts, History/Social Studies, Mathematics, and Science and Technical Subjects, as well as the California Arts Standards. Use the following chart to see which Content Standards are fulfilled by a particular tour, workshop, or program.
View the Museum's event calendar to register for these workshops and additional programs.
Teacher2Teacher is made possible in part by the generous support of Kingsley Art Club, Kelly Foundation, Teichert Foundation, and the California Cultural and Historical Endowment’s Museum Grant Program.
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