Educator Resources

Tools to integrate visual arts into classrooms

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.

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:

EgyptChinaAmerican IndianArchaeology
AfricaPlains IndiansSculptureDesign

Contact the Educator Resource Center for more information

Title 1 Resources

The Incentive Grant Program provides assistance to school-wide, Title I schools for pre-K through 12th grade visits to the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.