This reference library and workspace is for educators of all grade levels and disciplines who want to make art central to their students’ learning experiences. Consult with museum staff and explore art history and art-making resources, exhibition catalogues, gallery activities, interdisciplinary lesson plans, and teacher manuals.
Groups of educators may schedule free, half-hour orientations in the Crown Educator Resource Center. Classes of pre-service teachers and education students are welcome. If possible, please schedule your orientation at least two weeks in advance.
The Educator Resource Center will offer the following holiday hours:
Explore resources from the Art Institute to use in your classroom or to plan a self-guided museum tour. You will find images, artist biographies, teacher manuals, art-historical information, maps, videos, podcasts, lesson plans, and interactive games. Materials are searchable by grade level, subject area, and resource type.
Click here for more information about how to use the Educator Resource Finder.
1 hour 6 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago THURSDAY at 6:00—Join us for a lecture with photographer and
MacArthur fellow LaToya Ruby Frazier as she discusses her work—personal, incisive explorations of issues surrounding race, representation, and social justice in places such as Flint, Michigan and her hometown of Braddock, Pennsylvania.
Free to IL residents—http://bit.ly/2jRrhpV
4 hours 13 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago Hark! Free Winter Weekdays continue at the Art Institute, with free admission all day for Illinois residents—now through February 16.
Image: [Now on view in Gallery 226] Edgar Degas. Café Singer, 1879. Bequest of Clara Margaret Lynch in memory of John A. Lynch.
2 days 22 hours ago The Art Institute of Chicago 2017 celebrates the Year of the Rooster and marks the fifth year of festive programming at the museum, with family art-making activities, performances, public tours in Mandarin, self-guided tours, and culinary specialties from China.