Education: Programs for Schools

Art has the power to bring your classroom studies to life. Whether you choose to lead students on an exploration of the Museum yourself, or to reserve an interactive, museum educator–led gallery visit packed with Common Core skill-building, we offer many creative ways for K–12 students and teachers to make vivid connections with the rich artistic heritage of the world's cultures.

School group visiting the galleries

Book a Visit Important information about your school visit, including how to make a reservation, prices, and other guidelines.

Children drawing

Guided Gallery Visits K–12 Select from over twenty lessons led by professional museum educators.

Girl drawing a vase

Self-Guided Gallery Visits K–12 Lead your own exploration of the Museum with your school or afterschool group.

Students drawing in the galleries

Multi-Visit Programs Design in-depth learning experiences for you and your students in collaboration with museum educators.

Students on guided tour

College Tours Plan a visit specially designed for college and university student groups to enhance professors' curricula.

Sign language interpreter in the galleries

Access Information about programs and services for students with special needs.