Educator Resource Center
The Educator Resource Center (ERC) is home to a wide array of books, Art Connection Kits, teaching posters, and other materials available for check-out. Search our catalog to see what’s available!
Educators must register for a free ERC account to borrow materials. Registered patrons receive a monthly e-newsletter from the ERC with educator-focused content.
ERC staff are ready to assist you in finding resources and identifying strategies and works of art to incorporate into your teaching. To access the ERC:
Contact us to schedule a visit during regular museum hours on Mondays, Thursdays, or Fridays
Drop in to the ERC during our public hours on Saturdays (10:00 am – 2:00 pm)
The Educator Resource Center is supported in part by H&R Block.
Art Connection Kits
Art Connection Kits provide multi-disciplinary, hands-on enrichment activities and objects that connect works in the museum’s collection with the cultures and historical periods that produced them. Kits can be reserved in advance and checked out by ERC patrons for a 2-week period. Kit topics include:
Ancient Egyptian Art
Native American Collection
Native American Art of the Plains
Find downloadable resources with discussion questions, activity ideas, and multimedia items that can support your students’ learning.
Check out the following resources to find pre- and post-visit activity suggestions, relevant vocabulary terms, and other support materials.