Resources for Educators

The Education Department at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco provide a wide variety of resources, events and written materials for educators planning visits to the Museums with their students. Below you will find rich source material with which to prepare yourself and your students to visit the Museums, including teacher workshops, special events, temporary exhibition resources and much more.

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Educator Programs

Each year, the Education Department hosts an Open House for Educators which includes an arts education resource fair and free admission into special exhibitions.Educator Programs are offered throughout the year to introduce teachers to the Museums' collections and special exhibitions. Programs... View More

Temporary Exhibition Resources for Educators

Below you will find resources and curriculae specially crafted for the Museums' temporary exhibtions. These special exhibition resources include study images and themes, pre-visit activities, lesson plans and more all in alignment with California State Standards.Previous Exhibition ResourcesJ. M. W... View More

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... 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