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Teacher Programs

Achieve your educational goals through engaging experiences at Carnegie Museum of Art. Connect across disciplines while carefully analyzing works of art. These programs are designed for teachers.

Professional Development Workshops

Join a vibrant community of K–12 visual art educators from around the city in a program designed to bolster teaching practices. Explore the same subjects your students can experience on a school group visit, but personalized to you as an adult learner. Earn Act 48 hours of professional development credit for your participation.

  • Learn about the museum’s rich range of programs for students by participating in either the tour or the workshop.
  • Share your ideas with like-minded educators from the region.
  • Discuss how topics can be tailored to your classroom objectives over refreshments.

Questions? Call the Teacher Programs Coordinator at (412) 578-2560, or email


Pennsylvania Teachers & Act 48

Pennsylvania teachers are required to accrue 180 hours of professional development every five years. Teachers can earn Act 48 activity hours for participating in Carnegie Museum of Art’s various workshops, classes, lectures, and public programs. Complete the ACT 48 Activity Hours Form (PDF) to receive your activity hours.

Teachers-Only Loyalty Program

Receive exclusive benefits, including a year of free admission by joining the museum’s Teachers-Only Loyalty Program!

Aside: Don’t let Cost be a Barrier! Apply for a school group visit scholarship to help cover your admissions and transportation.