The Cincinnati Art Museum offers a variety of programs, workshops and presentations for educators to enhance their curriculum and connect students with the art of the Cincinnati Art Museum.

Please visit our Calendar  for monthly topics and additional details. Reservations can be made online or by calling (513) 721-ARTS.

Professional Development

Summer Teacher Institute 2017
July 18-20th 2017

The Art of Craft 

Through our extensive permanent collection, this Summer Teacher Institute will explore the art of craft and its impact on the Cincinnati community. The program will also investigate diverse teaching strategies for using objects and creativity in the Pre-K through 12th grade classroom, including a field trip to the American Sign Museum to explore where science and art meet. 

$50 college students, $65 members, $125 non-members. 10% off if you register before May 31st. From June 1st-July 7th full price. 

For more information, please call (513) 639-2974 or email [email protected]

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Third Wednesdays (September – November), 4 – 7 p.m.

Evenings for Educators will move to Thursdays beginning in January. 

Third Thursdays (January – May), 4 – 7 p.m.
Registration & refreshments 4-5 p.m., program begins at 5 p.m.

Evenings for Educators is the Cincinnati Art Museum’s monthly teacher professional development program. Through the lens of the Cincinnati Art Museum’s permanent collection and special exhibitions, Evenings for Educators supports all subjects taught in the classroom. We encourage a STEM to STEAM approach as well as 21st Century Learning strategies in the museum and classroom. This program is offered for teachers of all grade levels and disciplines, art appreciation volunteers, pre-service education majors, teaching artists as well as community and museum educators.

Participating teachers will receive CEU certificates in May. Graduate credit available for an additional fee through Ashland University. For more information, email [email protected]

Individual Sessions:
$5 for students
$10 for members
$20 for general public

Series Pricing (all 8 sessions):
$70 for members
$150 for general public

Reservations can be made online or by calling (513) 721-ARTS.

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Program Dates:

September 21, 2016: Deeper Comprehension through Modern and Contemporary Art

Kadinsky Lesson Plan | Texture Lesson Plan 

October 19, 2016: Van Gogh: Into the Undergrowth

Landscapes Lesson Plan | Space Lesson Plan

November 16, 2016: A Snapshot of the Lexington Camera Club

Wacky Landscapes Lesson Plan | KY Renaissance Lesson Plan


Dates Change to Thursdays:

January 19, 2017: Excavating the Ancient World 

Grecian and Egyptian Lesson Plan | Math Lesson Plan 

February 16, 2017: The Art of Arms & Armor

Clay Lesson Plan | Sports Armor Lesson Plan

March 16, 2017: Evening with an Illustrator: Laura Kern with Wandeling Press
April 20, 2017: Autism Awareness Month

May 18, 2017: Tiffany Glass: Painting with Color and Light

Tiffany Glass Lesson Plan | Modernizing Tiffany Lesson Plan