Curriculum Packets of Past Exhibitions
AP Art History Resource
Tips for Looking at Art with Students
Professional Development for Teachers
Visiting the Museum with Children
Art Projects for Children
The Museum offers curriculum packets designed for elementary, middle- and high-school teachers. These packets explore the content and context of artworks with suggested activities for interdisciplinary curriculum integration. Teachers are encouraged to familiarize students with the collections prior to their visit to the Museum. You can find additional information about art in the Collections section of the website.
- The Art of France
- Indian and Southeast Asian Art
- Elements of Art
- The Modern World
- Women Artists
- Once Upon a Tapestry: Woven Tales of Helen and Dido
- Line & Color: The Nature of Ellsworth Kelly
- Maven of Modernism: Galka Scheyer in California
- Rembrandt van Rijn
- Edgar Degas
- An Afternoon for Teachers: This annual event for teachers will return next summer. Check back in the spring for more details.
If you are visiting the museum with young children or children on the autism spectrum, please take a moment to view the Museum’s image-based social story to help your child visualize the experience before their visit.
Below you will find a variety of art projects inspired by the Museum’s collection to engage children at home or in the classroom.
- Telescope Viewfinder
- My Aquarium
- Come Sail Away
- Wire Portraits
- Nature Prints
- Pattern Play
- Sculptures for our City
- Multimedia Self-Portraits
- Celestial Mounts
- Pop-Up Summer
Audio tours, podcasts, brochures and videos enhance an onsite and online knowledge of the Museum’s collections and the history of the institution. Visit our Multimedia page for more information.