Family Field Trip Night
Exploring World Cultures at the Museum
Thursday, April 5 | 5 -8 pm | Free
Join us at the Nelson-Atkins to discover art from many cultures. Additional food available for purchase. Garage parking: $10 or free street parking is available.
- Look, talk, and learn together in our galleries.
- See masks from around the world and create your own project to take home.
- Explore the museum and do a passport activity. Your completed passport makes you eligible to win a prize!
- Enjoy a complimentary cookie.
ERC Open Houses
Mix and mingle with fellow educators as you get to know the materials and services offered in our Educator Resource Center.
5-8 pm | Free
- Jan 18, 2018
- Feb 15, 2018
- Apr. 19, 2018
The Nelson-Atkins offers sessions and workshops that introduce teachers to museum resources, familiarize them with object-based learning, and inspire them to bring the exploration of works of art back to their classrooms.
Sessions are available Wed-Fri for groups of up to 40 educators. Off-site sessions available by request.
Linking Language and Art (K-5)
Art, Literacy, and Critical Thinking (2-12)
Visual Art Through a Social Studies Lens (6-12)
Please contact the ERC for more information.
Thinking Through Art
The museum partners with Title I elementary and secondary schools in the Kansas City area to provide year-long, classroom-based lessons.
A variety of opportunities for homeschool groups are provided to explore and integrate the rich resources available at the museum into the curriculum.
Design Challenge is an opportunity for high school students to design a product for use within the museum.