Hours
Tue–Fri, 12:00–5:00 pm
Sat–Sun, 10:00 am–5:00 pm
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Skirball Cultural Center

Noah's Ark at the Skirball | Group Workshops

Professional Development | Pre-K–Grade 3 Teachers

A group of people sitting on chairs in a circle. There is a wood floor. The blue wall in the back of the room has a rainbow painted on it.

Book a morning aboard Noah's Ark just for you and your teacher colleagues! During this professional development workshop, groups of educators learn how interactive arts integration techniques can cultivate growth, joy, and playfulness.

Date and Time

Throughout the 2023–2024 school year on select Saturdays, 8:30 am–12:30 pm, and select weekdays, 12:00–3:00 pm

In August 2024: weekdays, 9:30 am–12:30 pm

Want to book a workshop on a weekday afternoon? Email teacherprograms@skirball.org 

Registration

Request a program here.

Fees:  

10–19 participants: $1,000    
20–29 participants: $1,500    
30–39 participants: $2,000    
40–50 participants: $2,500 

Groups with more than 50 teachers should contact teacherprograms@skirball.org. 

Dining

Breakfast is included (Saturday mornings only)

No food or drink is allowed in the galleries. 

About the Program

Schedule your professional development workshop aboard Noah’s Ark at the Skirball! Groups of teachers—from schools, districts, camps, after-school programs, and beyond —will explore the transformative power of puppetry and storytelling through movement, music, and theater arts.  

This four-hour professional development for Pre-K through Grade 3 educators includes:

  • Exclusive hands-on workshop inside the award-winning exhibition Noah’s Ark at the Skirball  
  • Introduction to standards-aligned teacher resources and lessons inspired by the Noah’s Ark at the Skirball: The Art of Imagination curriculum
  • Tools and templates to design your own interdisciplinary lessons that support core content across subject areas.
  • A chance to win a FREE Noah’s Ark school tour during the 2023–2024 academic year.

Curriculum Connections:  

  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.5.1, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.3, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.3.A, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.3.B  
  • THEATER VAPA: CE2.1, CE2.3