The National Gallery of Art offers a variety of resources and programs to teachers to foster understanding and a lifelong connection to art.
Download hi-res art images and image sets for use in your classroom.
Find lessons, activities, and ideas to integrate art into your teaching.
Explore and borrow free resources with background information on artists and art movements.
School Tours & Programs
Sign up for on-site tours and programs for your K–12 students.
Learn how to integrate works of art in the Gallery’s collection using Artful Thinking routines and effective strategies in this online course for teachers of all levels and subjects.
Learn more about professional development: workshops, in-services, and the summer Teacher Institute.
Explore online interactives for kids to create their own original works of art.
Art in the Classroom posters include activities that encourage careful looking, creative writing, and other curriculum connections and can be downloaded by following this link.
Learn more about Art Around the Corner, the National Gallery of Art's partnership with Washington, DC-area Title I schools
Borrow teaching packets and DVDs or access online lessons, activities, and interactives to bring art to your classroom, home, nonprofit TV station, or other learning setting. All materials are free of charge. Learn more