A place for educators to connect with resources, programs, and tours—online and on-site.
Draw it, paint it, do it yourself online in this interactive art zone just for kids. Create your own original masterpieces and learn from the experts. Have fun!
Discover multi-generational programs and resources that engage children and adults in active exploration of art.
Check out programs for teens interested in creating art, learning the history of art, exploring museum careers, and collaborating with other teens.
Take advantage of free lectures and gallery talks, audio tours, films, and special events. Blend studio art and history in our Drawing Salon and Words and Images programs.
Interns & Fellows
From curatorial to horticulture, education to exhibition design, the Gallery offers training opportunities to explore museum professions. Join us.
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.
Organizations with noncommercial television capability may request permission for broadcast and/or duplication of NGA exhibition films through our free-loan program. Learn more.
Download art for your Classroom
More than 25,000 open access digital images up to 3000 pixels each are available free of charge for download and use in NGA Images.
Volunteers advance the Gallery's mission every day. Docents lead tours, information desk staffers assist visitors, and students support the education department, among other volunteer opportunities.
The Gallery has many program areas to which donors may contribute. Designating gifts to support specific programs, such as educational activities, a concert, a lecture, or film series help further the Gallery’s mission.