Educators

Supporting educators across the region

School Tours & Workshops

Browse a variety of programs for school-aged children including

  • Gallery tours and experiences
  • School workshops
  • All-day workshops for grades 6-12

Resources for Title I schools are available.

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Student and Youth Programs

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

Girl Scouts Workshops
Visit the Nelson-Atkins for a workshop aligned with the Girl Scout handbook that provides steps in their program journey or completes requirements to earn a badge. Workshops available for Daisies, Brownies, Juniors and Cadette/Senior/Ambassador Girl Scouts.
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Homeschool Groups
Visit the Nelson-Atkins for special program activities for homeschool families.
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New Dimensions Programs
6th – 12th grade student groups of 10 or more visit the museum and are encouraged to utilize technology to explore the museum’s collection.
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Race Project
Workshops for high school students use artwork as catalysts for discussions around race and identity.
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Thinking Through Art
Connecting art and critical thinking in the classroom.
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Teen Programs
Teen events are adult supervised but designed for autonomous exploration of art and ideas.
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Educator Programs

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

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Educator Resources

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

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