Summer Instittute 2015

Summer Institutes for Educators

At our annual Summer Institute for Educator workshops, we teach you how to bring the museum experience to your classroom!

Object- and primary source-based learning is central to our mission, and our hands-on approach is sure to inspire and engage.

Continuing Education

Teacher Tuesdays

Our FREE Teacher Tuesday workshops are held throughout the school year, and we offer a variety of programs to help you prepare your students for success in the classroom.

Pre-service Teacher Training

Pre-Service Teacher Training

The Institute of Texan Cultures can teach education majors and other students how to design curriculum, how to get the most out of field trips, and enhance the classroom experience for learners of all ages.

On-Site Workshops

On-Site Workshops

Our standard on-site workshops show you how to teach with objects, how to analyze primary an secondary sources, and more. You'll even have the chance to visit our exhibit floor and see museum interpretation in action.

Custom Workshops

Customized Workshops

In addition to our regularly scheduled Teacher Tuesday, Summer Institute, and other on-site programs, we can come to YOU and deliver customized workshops tailored to your specific classroom needs. Contact us for more information today!


Professional Development* for Educators

We offer a variety of engaging educator professional development opportunities and programs throughout the school year, and focus on providing you with quality resources and activities you can take back to your classrooms. All of our Teacher Tuesday and Summer Institute Workshops are FREE of charge.

View and register for upcoming onsite workshops below, and be sure to sign up for our email updates! To schedule a custom on-site workshop, off-site presentation at your school, or other type of program, call 210-458-2351 or email


Upcoming Workshops



Professional Development Program Options






Teacher Tuesday (Scheduled)

Varies; consult workshop schedule


Consult schedule for upcoming workshops

Summer Institute (Scheduled)

Varies; consult workshop schedule


Consult schedule for upcoming workshops

Standard On-Site Workshop

Teaching with Objects, Primary and Secondary Source Analysis, etc.

$4 per teacher

Minimum 10; subject to scheduling availability

Customized On-Site Workshop

Please inquire for subject/topic availability.

$4-$15 per teacher (based on facility usage and length of program)

Minimum 10; subject to scheduling availability


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*Create, Connect, and Collaborate: Museum-based Professional Development Programs for Educators, a grant from the John L. Santikos Charitable Foundation, a fund of the San Antonio Area Foundation



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