The Yearly Educators Preview

This once-a-year, free preview of Museum educations programs and teacher resources is designed for educators. Join us in Balboa Park for a collaborative experience just for educators! Explore The San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego Museum of Man, and Japanese Friendship Garden’s exhibits and resources.

Enjoy free food, drink, and giveaways. Connect and network with friends and colleagues.


Educators’ Fall Preview

October 4, 2018

4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

RSVP by October 1 here.

Resources for Educators Fall Preview.

Join a collaborative experience in Balboa Park designed just for educators! Five different institutions will open their doors over three evenings to give educators a chance to discover all the park offers to educators and students. Enjoy complimentary food, drinks, and special giveaways. Connect with friends and colleagues and explore cross-curricular learning opportunities with hands-on activities, teaching resources, and opportunities to register for programs for the 2017-18 school year.

October 3, 2017

Fleet Science Center
5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

October 4, 2017

The San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego Museum of Man, Japanese Friendship Garden
4:00 – 7:00 p.m.

October 5, 2017

Mingei International Museum
5:00 – 7:00 p.m.


Educators’ Art Fair

April 14, 2018

8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Register here.


The Educators’ Art Fair will take place on April 14, 2018. Educators are invited to learn new cross-curricular art projects and to network with colleagues at the annual Educators’ Art Fair. This event is designed especially for K-12 educators and provides lesson plan ideas and information about submitting to and supporting an upcoming exhibition.

Attendees will participate in three workshops, learn a variety of art-making techniques, and receive a helpful how-to booklet. The lessons are designed and presented by art educators working in collaboration with the Museum staff. A continental breakfast will be served. 

Early registration is recommended. Tickets may be purchased in person at The San Diego Museum of Art admission desk or online. 

Doors open at 8:30 a.m. The Educators’ Art Fair will conclude at 1:00 p.m. (more information to come)



El Greco, The Penitent Saint Peter, ca. 1590-1595. Oil on canvas. Gift of Anne R. and Amy Putnam. 1940.76.