Educator Events

Foster your students' learning and your own in our variety of workshops and events.

EMP offers a variety of valuable events that support the efforts of local educators, including biannual Teacher Professional Development Days, Homeschool Days, and music and literary student competitions such as Write Out of This World.

Homeschool Day: Game Design Workshop

Each of EMP's Homeschool Day features a different student-centered workshop led by a professional teaching artist, a guided gallery experience, and free time to explore our exciting and interactive exhibits.

Join us at EMP for our June Homeschool Day, where participants will complete hands-on game design exerices, design original video games, tour EMP's Indie Game Revolution exhibit, and more.

  • June 16, 2016; EMP Museum; 12:30pm-4:00pm
  • $6/person

Summer Professional Development Week: Weaving Multiple Learning Styles for Teacher Confidence and Range

This 30-hour professional development week for grades 5–12 educators will focus on deepening best practices for the integration of arts into STEM education. Participants will engage in hands-on, body-all-in projects—through creative movement, theatre/voice-over skills, sketching, paper engineering, sculpture—designed to actively and intentionally address both yours and your students’ diverse learning styles.

  • July 5–9, 2016; EMP Museum; 9:00am–4:00pm
  • $160

Cultural equipment support for EMP’s education programs provided by: