Professional Development & Resources



Professional Development for Educators

Workshops are offered through both school-site programs and a variety of courses and activities at our West Berkeley studios. Please contact us for more info:

Kala Art Institute Resources @Kala 

MEET THE ARTISTArt Kala 2021 video collection of  artists talking about their art.

Kala Print Studio  VirtualTour On April 30, 2021, Kala Studio Staff held an Instagram Live  virtual tour of our 8,000 square foot facility!

Kala Exhibition Virtual Tours

Online Resources for Artists, Teaching Artists, Parents & K-12 kids

Alphabet Rockers This intergenerational group creates brave spaces to shape a more equitable world through hip hop.

El Comalito Collective “Virtual Paint Party Videos” View uploaded videos on their website.

KQED- At-Home Learning KQED is offering an at-home learning response to school closures for all children and youth in California. KQED is also providing  support for teachers and parents in navigating this new learning landscape throughout the state.

Mo Willems: Lunch Doodles! Kennedy Center Education Artist-in-Residence at Home: Mo Willems invites YOU into his studio every day for his LUNCH DOODLE. Grab some paper and pencils, pens, or crayons and join Mo to explore ways of writing and making together.

MoAD (Museum of the African Diaspora): Educator Guides Educator Resource Guides of MoAD’s exhibitions prepared by the Education Dept. Resource Guides are interdisciplinary and written to align with California State Common Core Standards for grades 3 through 12. Check out MoAD’s blog as well.

Museums & Galleries on Instagram Links to many museums and galleries on Instagram.

NIAD Art Center Free Coloring Pages for You & Yours If you’re stuck in the house with your children or self-isolating yourself, here’s a gift for you! Download Four PDFs of NIAD’s most popular coloring books.

PBS Kids For Parents PBS Parents site full of resources and activities for parents and kids. Their new weekly newsletter offers activities and tips you can use to help kids play and learn at home.

PBS Learning Media: Bring the World to Your Classroom KQED and PBS have curated FREE, standards-aligned videos, interactives, lesson plans, and more just for California educators.

Scholastic Learn At Home Classes & Resources– Day by day projects to keep kids reading, thinking, and learning. Resources for families and teachers.

Sesame Street: Caring For Each Other Site provides content and resources you can use with your family to offer comfort and spark playful learning activities. We hope the content and resources help you and your family breathe, laugh, and play together!

Sonoma Valley Museum of Art (SVMA) These series of art lessons, prepared by SVMA arts education staff, can provide children with hours of stimulating and fun learning activities.

Youth In Arts (YIA) Cre8tes Online Resource Youth in Arts is thrilled to share their digital, online platform the YIArts.COR, Creative Online Resources for families, individuals and educators.

Wendy MacNaughton: Draw Together Studio Bay Area artist Wendy MacNaughton is an Illustrator/friendly quarantine art teacher!