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Programs and Resources for Educators and Students

Presenting Sponsor:

US Bank


We encourage a STEM to STEAM approach as well as 21st century learning strategies in the museum and classroom. Our focus on object-based teaching is aligned with National and Ohio academic standards, enriching the study of language arts, science, math, social studies and the visual arts.

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If you need accessibility accommodations, please contact us in advance at [email protected].

Upcoming Events for Educators

Evenings for Future Educators: The Dish with Julia Lipovsky

Tuesday, October 10, 2023, 4:30–7p.m. 


Evenings for Educators: The Dish with Julia Lipovsky

Thursday, October 19, 2023, 4–7p.m.


Faces Behind the Art: Social Justice Portraits

Tuesday, October 24, 2023, 6–8:30p.m.


Evening with an Artist: Adoria L. Maxberry

Wednesday, November 15, 2023, 6–7:30 p.m.


Evenings for Educators: SOS Art Cincinnati

Thursday, November 16, 2023, 4–7p.m. 


School & Teacher Programs, 2023-2024

Everything you need to know about tours, in-school resources, and professional development programs.


Members receive 50% off Evenings for Educators and Future Educators and Summer Teacher Institute, plus many more benefits.


Professional Development

Evenings for Educators (E4E)

CAM’s monthly teacher professional development program for teachers of all grade levels and disciplines, art appreciation volunteers, pre-service education majors, teaching artists as well as community and museum educators.

Evenings for Future Educators (E4FE)

CAM’s monthly teacher professional development program for college education majors, pre-service, or education majors about to graduate.

Summer Teacher Institute

Empowering educators to try new concepts and recharge their creative energy before the new school year begins.


More Resources

Boy Scouts & Girl Scouts Boy Scouts & Girl Scouts

We encourage Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts to use our Scout Gallery Guides.

youth visitors working on arts and crafts Homeschool Resources

Use these resources to create robust and comprehensive lesson plans for homeschool students.

classroom showing off their works of art LookSeeDo Classroom Workshops

For schools within the Greater Cincinnati area.

MyCAM theme selector for kids MyCAM Art Hunts

MyCAM Art Hunts are digital tours that you customize. Print your guide and bring it to the museum with you.

school children on a guided tour School Tours

School Tours present a rich visual arts experience, increase students’ perception and analytical skills and enrich school curriculum.

teachers receiving a lecture in a gallery Teacher Guides, Lesson Plans, and More

View teacher guides and lesson plans that tie objects from the museum’s permanent collections to national and Ohio curriculum standards.

Education staff members are available to meet with individual teachers or planning teams to develop ways that the Cincinnati Art Museum can be used as an educational resource.

Sessions must be booked a minimum of one month in advance of the desired date. Please have several dates in mind before calling.

Free. Reservations Required. Call (513) 639-2974 or email [email protected]

Museum staff offers specially designed workshops for educators' professional development sessions or as part of a staff meeting.

Cost: $100.00

Please email [email protected] or call (513) 639-2974 for more information.

For more information about having a Cincinnati Art Museum representative at your next PTA meeting, please email [email protected] or call (513) 639-2974.


Photos from Summer Teacher Institute


Get In Touch

For questions regarding Teacher Programs and School Outreach, please contact the Assistant Director of School-Based Learning at [email protected], or call (513) 639-2974 (local) or (877) 472-4CAM (toll free).


Support provided by:

L&L Nippert Charitable Foundation



Presenting Sponsors:

US Bank