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Examining Museum-School Partnerships:
LACMA's Gallery Installation at Charles White Elementary School

Friday, March 1
1–4 p.m.
Charles White Elementary Gallery
Los Angeles

An Alliance "One Good Thing" workshop

Join local colleagues as we learn about the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's (LACMA) ongoing partnership with Charles White Elementary School, built on the former site of the Otis College of Art and Design. Since 2006, LACMA has worked with the administration of Charles White Elementary to have regular exhibits and programs in the school’s professional-quality gallery, utilizing utilize this space to create engaging, hands-on learning opportunities for students.

Who Should Attend

We encourage you to bring a colleague! Cross-departmental teams are encouraged to attend, including museum educators, exhibitions planners, audience research and evaluation professionals, development staff, public programs staff, PR and marketing professionals, visitor services/experience staff and museum directors or senior staff looking to develop or revise education-related programming pan-institutionally.

How Will I Benefit?

By participating in this program, attendees will be better able to: 
  • Consider effective models of museum-school partnerships
  • Discuss the broader implications of the synergy between formal and informal learning institutions
  • Advocate for museums as essential education institutions. 

All Alliance “One Good Thing” programs feature practical information, local facilitators, skills-building activities and opportunities for discussion and networking. This program will feature a Twitter conversation using a specific hashtag so that others can participate virtually.


  • Sarah Jesse, associate vice president of education, LACMA
  • Eidelriz Senga, gallery manager, LACMA
  • Jodie Bass, exhibition designer, LACMA

Agenda (subject to change)

1 p.m. Introductions and overview of the partnership and program
1:30 p.m. Time to explore gallery
1:50 p.m. Hands-on training/activity
 2:30 p.m. Roundtable discussion and reflection
 3:50 p.m. Wrap up
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You will a receive registration confirmation email within 24 hours and further instructions via email closer to the live event. 

For more program-related information, contact Greg Stevens.


Charles White Elementary School
2401 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, California 90057

Limited validated parking is available in the garage on S. Carondelet St. Metered street parking is also available. Carpooling is encouraged.

About LACMA, School and Communities

LACMA has a long history of engagement with schools and community organizations throughout Southern California. A variety of education programs provide hands-on activities and discussions about art in classrooms, libraries and public exhibition spaces throughout the region. LACMA also offers on-site and multi-visit programs at the museum for teachers, students, and their families.

About “One Good Thing”

 “One Good Thing” is a series of face-to-face professional development opportunities developed by EdCom, in which participants explore a single specific education-related program/topic at various host institutions. In each session, participants will be able to learn about best practices for designing and implementing museum education-related programs (e.g. onsite education programs, exhibitions, public programs, outreach programs, virtual programs) through discussion and participation. Participants will:

  • Learn about the programs from conceptualization to implementation from a range of perspectives
  • Actively engage in the program experience
  • Explore, discuss and analyze related research-based best practices, and brainstorming strategies for implementation or adaptation at their own institutions.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation requests for Alliance professional development programs must be received in writing no later than one week prior to the event date to receive a full refund of your registration fees. Refund requests will not be accepted after that date. The Alliance reserves the right to cancel any program at any time, for any reason. In the event of a program cancellation by the Alliance, attendees will receive a full refund of their registration fees.  For face-to-face programs, the Alliance is not responsible for any travel or hotel expenses incurred as a result of your participation or cancellation of an event.