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The National Gallery of Art offers a variety of resources and programs to teachers to foster understanding and a lifelong connection to art.

Download Images

Download hi-res art images and image sets for use in your classroom.


Find Lessons

Find lessons, activities, and ideas to integrate art into your teaching.


Explore Resources

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.

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Online Courses

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.

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Professional Development

Learn more about professional development: workshops, in-services, and the summer Teacher Institute.

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Kids' Interactives

Explore online interactives for kids to create their own original works of art.


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 [email protected] three weeks in advance for an appointment. Learn more

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