Curriculum Resources for Educators

The Education department at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco provides a rich and varied array of resources for educators to implement in the classroom. Teachers Guides can be used both in the classroom to prepare students for their visit to the Museums as well as to conduct in-gallery lessons, while Get Smart with Art materials can be downloaded and applied in the classroom setting.

Get Smart with Art

Get Smart with Art is a three part program for grades 4–12 that supports the California state content standards in language arts, social studies and visual arts. The program includes free curriculum materials and consists of:Visit prepration: teachers prepare students with Get Smart with Art... View More

Teacher Guides

In anticipation of class visit to the Fine Arts Museums, the Education Department has compiled Teacher Guides to provide preparatory and in-gallery lessons focused on the Museums' permanent collections.Teachers GuidesPlease click on the links below to download. Through Artists Eyes: American Art... View More