Supporting educators across the region

Tours & Workshops

Browse a variety of programs for school-aged children including

  • Collection tours
  • School workshops
  • All-day workshops for grades 6-12

Resources for Title I schools are available.


Student Programs

Teen Programs
Teen events are adult supervised but designed for autonomous exploration of art and ideas.

Family Field Trip Night
This annual spring event brings families to the Nelson-Atkins for a fun night of activities.

Race Project
Workshops for high school students use artwork as catalysts for discussions around race and identity.

Thinking Through Art
Connecting art and critical thinking in the classroom.

Homeschool Groups
Visit the Nelson-Atkins for special program activities for homeschool families.

Educator Programs

Discover professional development, student programs and teacher workshops to help introduce teachers and students to museum learning and resources.


Educator Resources

Explore tools to integrate visual arts into classrooms including materials to check out and documents to introduce museum learning and concepts.