Educator Resource Center
The Educator Resource Center (ERC) contains a wide array of books, Art Connection Kits, videos and other materials available for check out. The ERC staff also provide curriculum consultation and professional development sessions to assist educators with art-integration strategies for their classes and community programs.
Come in and browse our shelves or search the online catalog.
You must register with the ERC to borrow materials. Register now to become an ERC patron.
Contact the Educator Resource Center.
Please note that the ERC will be CLOSED on Saturday, October 21. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Thursday, 3-7 pm
Friday, 3-7 pm
Saturday, 10 am-2 pm
Or by appointment
The Educator Resource Center is supported in part by H&R Block.
Art Connection Kits
Art Connection Kits are available to reserve and check out for 2 weeks, and provide multi-disciplinary, hands-on enrichment activities related to various areas of the museum collection based on historic periods and cultural groups.
Hands-on materials provide a tactile experience along with visual, auditory and olfactory components to engage through a variety of learning modalities.
Current kits available are:
Contact the Educator Resource Center for more information
Documents and Downloads
Visual Thinking Strategies
Beginner VTS training presentation (PDF)
Conferences and Presentations
NSTA Presentation (PDF)