K–12 Educator Programs

The Museum offers a variety of programs designed for K–12 educators that explore objects in the Museum's 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.

Workshops by Request
Are you interested in scheduling a workshop for a group of active K–12 educators? We are happy to 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.

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 teachers@metmuseum.org.

Upcoming K–12 Educator Programs

Astor Educators for K–12 Learning, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Met is seeking exemplary high school teachers for the 2015–2016 Astor Educator cohort. Learn more about this exciting opportunity and apply.

Find an Educator Resource

Our new interactive timeline and map will help you find teaching resources by subject area, grade, and theme.

School Groups

Bring your students to the Museum! Request a guided (grades 1–12) or self-guided (pre-K–grade 12) school visit.

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.