• In these FREE professional development workshops, discover how to boost your students’ self-esteem, sense of community, and creative problem-solving skills using storytelling and the artistic disciplines of the California Arts Standards.

  • Teaching Artist Ping Ho

    Rhythm and Movement

    Tuesday, September 21, 4:00–5:30 pm (PT)
    Discover the power meditative drumming and positive affirmations can have on your students’ social and emotional well-being. Teaching artist: Ping Ho

    1 session. Pre-K through Grade 12 educators. FREE ONLINE WORKSHOP


  • Teaching Artist Stacie Aamon

    Music and Words

    Wednesday, October 6, 4:00–5:30 pm (PT)
    Learn new ways to activate your students’ innate creativity using songwriting, musical improvisation, and mindfulness practices. Teaching artist: Stacie Aamon

    1 session. Pre-K through Grade 12 educators. FREE ONLINE WORKSHOP


  • Teaching Artist Terrell M. Green

    Theater Arts

    Wednesday, October 27, 4:00–5:30 pm (PT)
    Explore how storyboarding, character development, and performance can be used to support your students' self-expression and communication skills. Teaching artist: Terrell M. Green

    1 session. Pre-K through Grade 12 educators.FREE ONLINE WORKSHOP


  • Teachers

    Educator Open House

    Tuesday, July 13, 3:30–4:30 pm (PT)
    Join us for a webinar and Q&A about Noah’s Ark at the Skirball: The Art of Imagination! Inspired by the messages and artistry of the Skirball’s landmark children’s destination, this suite of online educational resources uses storytelling and imaginative play to spark joy and create positive change.

    With resources for both students and teachers, the Art of Imagination includes:

    • Six storytelling and mindfulness videos, now streaming on YouTube
    • Seven downloadable lesson plans that center justice, kindness, and community
    • ​Virtual field trips featuring lively storytelling from Skirball educators
    • Teacher professional development programs focused on arts integration

    This program has passed.