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Teacher Workshops

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Saturday, October 20, 2018

Reconnect with your artistic side and develop new techniques and perspectives that you can take back to the classroom. Cleveland Institute of Art's teacher workshops are led by professional artists and designers.

Earn CEU credits, network with other art educators, and enhance your skills in digital arts, craft, design, and fine arts. Teacher workshops take place one Saturday in the fall and spring of each academic year.

Teacher Workshop participants may also receive one graduate workshop credit by completing an additional registration and research/writing assignment through Ursuline College. The cost to register for the graduate workshop credit is $140. More information will be posted here, or you can contact our office at or 216.421.7460.

Upcoming Workshops

In conjunction with CIA’s ThinkCraft Biennial, CIA’s Office of Continuing Education presents workshops based around mediums in the field of craft. Think skilled-work; think process-heavy; think hand-made; think craft.

  • Pressure Printing
  • Felt: History Through Fiber
  • Designing Illustrative Type
  • 3D Modeling for Jewelry + Small Objects
  • Warm Connections: Glass Fusing Basics
  • Templates: A Different Process for Working with Clay

Registration for the fall workshops is now closed. Check back for updates on our spring session!


  • 8:30-9am: Check-in and coffee
  • 9am-12pm: Studio workshops part 1
  • 12-1pm: Lunch 
  • 1-4pm: Studio workshops part 2
  • 4pm: Wrap up and share workshop experiences

Educator Testimonials

"The class on pastel completely transformed the way I teach pastel in the classroom.”
Carol Stephenson, Middle School Art Teacher, Hathaway Brown School

"This program energizes me to go back into the classroom. I believe every teacher should do this. It shows students that you can learn constantly, and learning doesn’t stop at high school. I display each certificate I receive."
Jan McAndrew, Art Teacher, Lakewood High School

For more information:

Jessica Howard
Continuing Education + Community Outreach Coordinator
216.421.7460 | Contact

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Julia Murphy
Assistant Director, Continuing Education + Community Outreach
216.421.7461 | Contact

Fall Teacher Workshops

When: Saturday, October 20, 2018
Cost: $60.00
Who: K-12 Instructors, any subject!

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Support CIA

Show the world creativity matters: make a gift to the annual fund.

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CIA Portfolio Day

Have your portfolio reviewed by a CIA faculty member on November 10.

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ThinkCraft: Fresh Takes

This exhibition opens in Reinberger Gallery November 1.

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