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For Teachers (Pre-K–12)

Welcome, teachers! The Art Institute has many opportunities to help you bring visual art into the classroom.

Professional development programs are offered throughout the year for teachers of all grade levels and subject areas.

The Crown Family Educator Resource Center is a unique space at the museum for teachers, librarians, parents, and educators of all kinds.

The Educator Resource Finder is a database of over one thousand educational resources related to the Art Institute of Chicago’s collection and special exhibitions.  

Illinois pre-K-12 educators are eligible to receive complimentary admission. For more information visit

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