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K–12 Educator Programs

The Museum offers a variety of programs designed for K–12 educators that explore objects in The Met collection, interdisciplinary curriculum integration, and methods for teaching with objects.

Engage curriculum topics and skills through experiences with works of art. Learn more about print and online resources for K–12 educators and develop a lesson plan tailored to your students' unique needs. See upcoming workshops below and register online.

Virtual Workshop Series: Visual Culture and American Identity
Wednesdays, October 4, October 18, November 1, 2023, 4–5:30 pm

Educator Event—Envisioning Power on Election Day
Tuesday, November 7, 2023, 10 am–3 pm

Educator Workshop—Breaking the Rules: The Origins of Fauvism with Matisse and Derain
Saturday, December 2, 2023, 10 am–1 pm

Educator Workshop—Interactions and Trade from Byzantium to Africa
Saturday, February 10, 2024, 10 am–1 pm

Educator Event—Visible Thinking and the Scientific Process
Saturday, March 16, 2024, 10 am–3 pm

Educator Workshop—Strumming the Imagination: The Banjo and the American Musical Tradition
Saturday, April 13, 2024, 10 am–1 pm

Educator Event—Celebrating the Harlem Renaissance
Thursday, June 6, 2024, 9:30 am–3 pm

Connecting Collections Summer Institute
Monday, July 8–Friday, July 12, 2024, 10 am–4 pm

Workshops by Request
Are you interested in scheduling a workshop for a group of active K–12 educators? We can design a program supporting your specific needs. After we receive your application, Museum staff will contact you to gather more information about the group and confirm the booking. Download the application (PDF).

Summer Educator Institutes
Summer institutes provide an opportunity to explore a topic over an extended period of time. Learn about upcoming institutes and register online.

The Met Professional Learning Community
Join our professional learning community and discover how vital art is to student learning.

These programs are available to active K–12 educators only. The Museum reserves the right to cancel an educator program at any time due to insufficient enrollment. For further information, please contact K–12 Educator Programs at 212-570-3985 or

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Program Support

K–12 Educator Programs are made possible by the Brooke Astor Fund for New York City Education in The New York Community Trust, Sherman Fairchild Foundation, an Anonymous Foundation, Altman Foundation, Wells Fargo Foundation, Kenneth and Anna Zankel, Jane and Frances Stein Foundation, Jephson Educational Trusts, and Smart Family Foundation.