Peabody Essex Museum – Professional Development for Teachers

The Peabody Essex Museum offers a diverse set of workshops, artist demonstrations, open houses and other opportunities for teachers. Topics for day-long workshops include object-based teaching, interdisciplinary learning, creative expression and writing inspired by art. Groups of 10 or more teachers can hold a customized workshop at the museum or their school.

The museum also offers ongoing Professional Development opportunities such as:

Write at the Museum! Making Objects Come Alive to Promote Literacy Skills

How can objects tell a story? Look at objects in the museum’s collection as inspiration for writing and discover how object-based learning can be applied to classroom teaching. Learn how to view objects with students and how students can develop a variety of written responses to works of art.

Learn more about their programs here.