Teacher Workshops

Programs for teachers provide opportunities to spend time with works of art, connect with other educators, and discover what is new at the Museum. Sign up to receive information about programs and resources for students and teachers in our quarterly 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: Cult of the Machine

September 21, 2018 
7:00–9:30 p.m.
$20 (includes Late Night ticket and exhibition ticket)
Calling all teachers! Enjoy DMA Late Night programming and earn CPE credit with our fall Teacher Workshop. Go back in time to the early 20th century and explore America's love affair with new technology, architecture, and design as we celebrate the exhibition Cult of the Machine: Precisionism and American Art

Attend talks with curators and special guests while learning strategies to teach, interpret, and use works of art in the classroom.  

Space for this Teacher Workshop is limited. Purchase a ticket here.

Museum Forum for Teachers

July 8–12, 2019 
10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. daily
$275 (Regular Application)
$250 (Early Application)

Museum Forum for Teachers is an immersive weeklong summer program for educators presented by The Warehouse, the Nasher Sculpture Center, the Dallas Museum of Art, the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, and the 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.

Application for Museum Forum for Teachers 2019 here: Museum Forum For Teacher Application 2019_FINAL.pdf 

An online version of the application is also available here.                                                   

Email teacherprograms@DMA.org for more information.
Early Application deadline is April 26, 2019 (discounted rate $250). Regular Application deadline is May 24, 2019 ($275).

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 teacherprograms@DMA.org or call 214-922-1842.