The Walters Art Museum


Art Education Resources at the Walters Art Museum

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Teacher Resources

Prepare your students for a visit to the Walters, enhance classroom activities with new lesson plans and visuals, and stay informed about professional development activities.

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Common Core Connections
Each month we will add a new activity which links a Walters’ work to the Common Core Standards. Check out these ideas and bring the Walters to your classroom.
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Integrating the Arts
Discover the ancient, medieval, Renaissance, Chinese and Islamic collections through language arts, science, social studies and math activities. Assemble a life-sized Roman sarcophagus, uncover the secrets behind art conservation, translate your name into Arabic, or learn about Chinese symbolism!
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Teacher E-News
Subscribe to Teacher E-News and stay informed about exciting events at the museum for teachers and students. Each month features an activity with links to the Common Core Standards
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Teacher Resource Kits
Prepare your students for their museum experience or enhance your classroom lesson plans with a teacher resource kit (TRK). Kits include images, lessons, and activities for your classroom. Available for purchase, loan or download.
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Pre- and Post-Visit Activities
Download these activities to prepare your students for their tour or to continue their experience when you return to the classroom. Available for every collection area.
Lesson Plans for Art Teachers
Lesson Plans
Download these activities to prepare your students for their tour or to continue their experience when you return to the classroom. Available for every collection area.
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Traveling Trunk Program
Borrow one of our free trunks to learn more about the ancient and medieval worlds. Designed for grades 5-7. The Traveling Trunk Program is a museum resource designed to serve schools located more than 50 miles from the museum. The Walters Traveling Trunk and all its contents align with the Common Core Standards and the Content Standards for Social Studies, Language Arts and Visual Arts.
Links for Art Teachers
Additional Online Resources
Find additional teacher resources on the Internet.