Educator Resource Center

Educator Resource Center

Created for teachers and educational professionals, the Educator Resource Center (ERC) contains a wide array of books, Art Connection Kits, videos and other materials available for check out.

ERC staff offer a variety of FREE services from Curriculum Consultations to Professional Development sessions. This community resource is the place to discover how the Museum’s collection can support and enrich your classroom activities.

Thursday, Noon-5 p.m.
Friday, Noon–5 p.m. 
Saturday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Or by appointment

Contact us for more information about the Educator Resource Center

ERC Catalog Search

Circulating resources to use in your classroom
Come in and browse our shelves, or search for materials online. You must be registered to borrow materials.

First time users?
Please click here to register for the Educator Resource Center.

Already registered?
Please click here to update your information.

Learn more about our circulating policies

Curriculum Consultations
Want to incorporate objects from the Nelson-Atkins collection into your next unit or program activites, but don’t know how?

Individuals or teams of teachers can schedule a consultation with ERC staff to develop strategies for incorporating Museum collections into classroom curriculum and community programs.

Contact us for more information on curriculum consulting.

Professional Development Workshops
Want to schedule a dynamic and engaging event for your next professional development? FREE morning, afternoon or all-day sessions are available Wednesday through Friday and can accommodate up to 45 people.

The ERC team will work with you to provide a customized event. Following an orientation in the Educator Resource Center, your event can include:

  • Gallery activities that connect Museum collections with your specific needs
  • A docent-led tour
  • Inspiring take-home resources and activities
  • A Rozzelle Court Restaurant luncheon. E-mail for more information.

Contact us for more information or to schedule your next meeting.

Early scheduling is encouraged.

Spencer Art Reference Library

Spencer Library Reading Room | Bloch Building

Visit our research library to expand your research.

EDUCATOR RESOURCE CENTER is supported in part by H&R Block.

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