Teacher Workshops

The Stark Museum of Art is committed to offering relevant art-based Continuing Professional Education for teachers. Teacher workshops are offered during the school year and summer break to provide art teachers and K-12 teachers the opportunity to engage with art techniques and practices, learn new instruction methods, and connect curriculum with the collection and exhibitions at the Museum.

Teacher Workshops are always FREE for teachers in Region 5, Texas and Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana.

Upcoming Workshops

Summer Art Teacher Workshops

Using Simple Molds to Create Clay Relief Sculptures

June 13-14, 2024
9 a.m. – 3 p.m
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Summer professional development is back! Join guest teaching artist Randy Eakin on June 13-14, 2024 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. This FREE workshop will introduce teachers to the process of creating and using sprig molds and stamps to create low-relief sculpture. The workshop will detail implementation of this hand-building technique in the K-12 art classroom using both low fire ceramics and air-dry clays. Lunch will be provided on both days. Space is limited. 12 CPE hours provided. Registration begins May 13, 2024.

Low Budget, Big Impact Art-Making

July 23-24, 2024
9 a.m. – 3 p.m
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Short on budget dollars but you’ve got big art project dreams? We’ve got the workshop for you! Join SMA Teaching Artists on July 23-24, 2024 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. as we explore big impact art projects that require very little of your budget! This FREE hands-on workshop will include four different studio art projects that will excite your students, wow your administrators, and stretch those precious budget dollars. Projects will be scalable for K-5 and 6-12 art classrooms.  Lunch will be provided on both days. Space is limited. 12 CPE hours provided. Registration begins May 13, 2024.


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Explore our catalog of art-making lessons inspired by works of art from our collection. Each lesson is developed by the Stark Museum of Art Education Team and uses low-cost materials.