In-Service Days

Diversify your teaching strategies and integrate artwork into your curriculum. In-service Days feature interactive and participatory workshops with gallery activities, handouts, and practical “take-home” lessons. Four weeks-notice and a five-person minimum are required. Choose from the topics below, or call the Education Department to discuss customized options.

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Art and the English Curriculum

Incorporate English or Language Arts skill-building into your art curriculum or energize your classroom lessons with art as your primary text. Tools and questioning strategies for artworks and various writing prompts will be modeled.

Professional Development

Bring your business team or small group of coworkers for a professional development (PD) workshop at the museum. Options include team building art activities led by MMoA faculty or outside PD leaders are welcome to lead your group.

Studio Art Retreat

Want to focus in depth on the creative process? Spend the day with our studio faculty, learning a new process, medium, or skill. These sessions are customized to your interests and needs and conclude with critique and reflection for classroom applications. Teachers bring their own supplies or else an additional supply fee applies.


  • Half day (up to 3 hours): $35 / teacher, $200 minimum
  • Full day (3.5 – 5 hours): $60 / teacher, $250 minimum
  • Optional Lunch: Add $10 to the registration fee for a boxed lunch or bring your own

Exhibition Previews

View current exhibitions before you visit with students. Attend MMoA’s exhibition openings throughout the year and enjoy refreshments and good company. Admission is free.