K–12 Educator Program

Go Figure

What can figurative works reveal about their subject, the artist who created them, the culture in which they were made, and/or the context in which they were developed? Explore these questions and more through this thematic exploration of the Met's encyclopedic collection. Participants will receive a free copy of Roman Art: A Resource for Educators. Please register online.

Common Core State Standards
Analyze how two or more texts address similar themes or topics in order to build knowledge or to compare the approaches the authors take. Art as text. (CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.9)

National Learning Standards
Choosing and Evaluating a Range of Subject Matter, Symbols, and Ideas (NA-VA.9-12.3)
Understanding the Visual Arts in Relation to History and Cultures (NA-VA.9-12.4)

Fee: $25

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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.