Teacher Professional Development Opportunities
Learn about how the museum can connect to your teaching and curriculum. Join our various programs, classes and workshops held throughout the year at the Museum or have us come to your classroom for a customized in-service program. All programs are available for Act 48 Continuing Professional development hours and available for teachers of all subjects and grade levels. For a complete listing of current courses and workshops, visit our calendar of events.
Graduate courses and in-service programs are available throughout the year in partnership with area universities and the Bucks County Intermediate Unit #22. Please visit our partnerships page for more information.
We can arrange in-service workshops at the Museum or at your school for you and your colleagues. Request a customized workshop to cover a specific topic that fits your particular needs, or schedule a workshop that demonstrates how our teaching resources can enrich your curriculum. Programs are 1.5 to two hours long. Reservations must be made at least 3 weeks in advance. For more information call 215.340.9800 ext 111 or email Adrienne Romano.
At the Museum
$20/teacher per group of 25, minimum 15 teachers (this price is subject to change depending on exhibit and group size).
At Your School
Up to 30 miles: $350 for a 2 hour workshop for up to 30 teachers. For school farther than 30 miles, please inquire during time of reservation.
Educators Open House
School superintendents, principals, and teachers are invited to attend the Michener Open House events held every year. Open House events give educators the opportunity to view the museum galleries, to explore the collections, and become familiar with museum resource materials available to schools. Learn more about this year’s Open House events on our online calendar of events.
Lectures and programs featuring permanent and special exhibitions, general themes in art history and new approaches to art appreciation are scheduled throughout the year. Meet exhibition curators, exhibiting artists, authors, and museum personnel in these dynamic weekday, evening and weekend programs. Read the complete listing of current courses and workshops on our online calendar of events.