Teacher Resources & Lesson Plans
Visiting the Crocker? Use these resources to prepare your class, including ideas for talking to students about art, gallery games, and tips on Museum manners.
The Mel and Leta Ramos Family Virtual Education Center
Visit our NEW online educator resource center featuring a variety of free lesson plans and other digital resources to help you integrate art in your classroom and beyond!
Visiting the Crocker
Download this printable guide to help you prepare for your visit to the Crocker.
Curriculum Enrichment Guides
The Harem Taking a Walk
Our guide through the restoration of Wilhelm Gentz's The Harem Taking a Walk will introduce you to the process of art conservation. Click here to download the PDF.
Tips for Tots
Just like zoos, aquariums, parks, and libraries, art museums offer wonderful stimulation for babies, toddlers, and preschool-age children. For more information on visiting art museums with young children, take a look at Tips for Tots in English or Spanish.
This narrative tool is designed to help children on the autism spectrum, or anyone who may find it useful, prepare for a visit to the Crocker with their families or caregivers
Lesson Ideas about Color
In this guide, students will identify, describe, create, and extend patterns using lines, colors, and shapes, as they create Kente cloth designs.
Rob on the Road
Rob Stewart, the host of KVIE’s Rob on the Road series, paid a visit to the Crocker Art Museum! That visit – and the Crocker’s spectacular collection and rich history – was beautifully captured and can be seen online here.
Click here to download a PDF of our 2015 Art Ark African Art guide.