In addition to our special school programs, tours and art projects, the Bowers offers an array of services for local teachers and educators including Open Houses, Professional Development, Common Core friendly curriculum guides focusing on all of our exhibitions, and more! The Bowers Museum strives to be a resource, a destination, an extension, and an enhancement of your classroom!


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Download our Winter 2017 School Program Guide to learn more about our tours and programs available to K-12 schools!  (click to download)





We are currently re-imagining our events for educators!

Attendance to one of these events is currently not required in order to remain eligible for grant funding in the 2016-2017 school year.



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Southern California Indian Curriculum Guide (click to download)
Developed in conjunction with the First Californians gallery in the permanent collection.


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Early California History: Exploration and Settlement Curriculum Guide (click to download)
Developed in conjunction with the California history galleries in the permanent collection, including the California Legacies: Missions & Ranchos gallery.