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, 2017

4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

RSVP by October 1st by emailing your full name and the name of your educational institution to Nicole Amaya, Coordinator of Educator and Student Programs, at

Resources for Educators Fall Preview.


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

The Educators’ Art Fair will take place in April 2018. Date to be announced.

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 concluded 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.