K-12 Educators

The Nasher Museum's education staff has created lesson plans connected to the N.C. Curriculum featuring works of art from the museum's permanent collection. These objects are not necessarily on view in the museum galleries, but images of them are accessible here.

You may browse lessons by subject or grade level.

Each lesson plan is accompanied by a set of images that form the core of the lesson.

You are welcome to digitally project these images in your classroom or print the images for students. You may also want to lead the lessons in a computer lab, so each student can view the images on an individual screen.

Other Ways to Use this Site:

  • Research works of art in the Nasher Museum's collection. Use the categories in the menu on the right to browse various types of art.
  • Create your own image sets for classroom use.
    • Register for free to explore the online collection, and choose your own works of art to discuss with your students.
    • Older students can create their own sets.

Other On-Line Galleries:

This powerful interactive tool was created for K-12 teachers by the Minneapolis Institute of Art and the Walker Art Center. It features thousands of images and huge amounts of information. We can't say enough good things about this website ... please check it out!

If you have questions, comments, or suggestions, please contact Juline Chevalier, Curator of Education, at Juline.chevalier@duke.edu.

To join the Nasher Museum K-12 Teacher Listserv please send an e-mail to sympa@duke.edu with "Subscribe nasher-teachers" in the subject line and without the quotation marks.