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Learning Resources

Borrow free-loan teaching packets and DVDs or access online lessons, activities, and interactives to bring art to your classroom, home, non-profit tv station, or other learning setting. All materials are free.

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Classroom Posters

Art in the Classroom posters include activities that encourage careful looking, creative writing, and other curriculum connections.

Download art for your classroom

More than 25,000 open access digital images are available free of charge for download and use in NGA Images.

NGA Kids Interactives

In this interactive art zone just for kids, students can create their own original works of art while becoming familiar with various techniques, styles, and historical periods. These activities can be included in your lesson plans, or used just for fun.  

Visitor Policies

Planning a visit to the Gallery? Please review our policies with your students and other important information about visiting.


Sign-language interpreters and guides for visitors who are blind or have low vision are available for programs. Please call (202) 842-6905 or email three weeks in advance for an appointment.  Learn more