Additional Resources

Teachers and students can explore the Museum's additional resources to assist with visits, exams and more. 

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Art-Making Activities

Find a variety of art projects inspired by the Norton Simon collection that are designed to inspire creativity in students of all ages.

Grades: K–12

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Activity: Curate the Collection

Learn what goes into organizing an exhibition, and curate your own small exhibition of up to 10 artworks from the Norton Simon’s collections.

Grades: 9–12

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The Elements of Art: A Drawing Guide

Explore different elements of art and techniques of drawing as seen in the Norton Simon Museum's collection with artist and teacher Richard Houston. 

Grades: 5–12

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DIY Stories in the Afternoon

Enjoy Stories in the Afternoon at home with pairings of some of our favorite children’s books with works from our collection.

Grades: K–2

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Tips for Looking at Art with Students

Learn about dynamic strategies to engage students in grades K–4 and 5–12 with art.

Grades: K–12

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AP Art History Exam Connections

Find a list of artists in the Norton Simon’s collection as well as related artworks connected to the AP Art History course and exam.

Grades: 10–12

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