Art Activities and Lessons

Art Activities and Lessons

Enjoy interactive projects and lessons connected to the Nasher from wherever you are.


Inspiration and Conversation

Inspiration Deck
Forty at-home activities to spark your family’s creativity. Create a recipe together, go on a nature walk, design a game and more. This resource can be printed and cut into cards to draw on when you need a creative boost.  
Designed for families with elementary school-aged children. 
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Table Talk
Liven up your dinner conversation with thought-provoking questions inspired by the Nasher. 
Designed for learners of all ages.
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Build Your Own Tour

Learn about artworks at the Nasher from wherever you are!

Nasher education staff have created a series of  videos that share the stories behind modern and contemporary artworks and include discussion and activity prompts to encourage creativity and connect the art with students' own experiences. Tour through the entire series by watching the Build Your Own Tour playlist, or select videos of your favorite artworks for a custom tour experience.

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Activities and Lessons

Design Your Own Exhibition

Learn about what a museum curator does, then print out a template to create your own exhibition in the Nasher Sculpture Center Galleries. 
Designed for upper-elementary, intermediate and secondary students. 
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What Is Conceptual Art?

Learn about the work of artist Sol LeWitt, then create your own set of instructions for a conceptual artwork to be completed by a friend or family member. 
Designed for intermediate and secondary students. 
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Primary Source Resources

These resource are designed to connect intermediate and secondary students with primary source texts that offer opportunities for critical thinking and interdisciplinary connections with works in the Nasher collection. Resources include interactive components and TEKS alignment. 
Designed for intermediate and secondary students. 
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Explore and Play Through the Nasher Collection

Choose Your Own Adventure: The Mystery of the Missing Nails
Go on a virtual quest through the Nasher Collection. Choose your own adventure, explore new artworks and solve a mystery.
Designed for families and learners of all ages.

Nasher Collection Scavenger Hunt
Dig through the digital collection of the Nasher Sculpture Center to find artworks that fit fun and unusual criteria. 
Designed for families and learners of all ages. Parents, please note that the Nasher Collection contains artworks that depict nudity.
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Artwork Focus 

Spend some quality time with a masterpiece. Artwork Focus lessons walk you through an experience with sculptures in the Nasher Collection using thoughtful questions and prompts. 

Designed for learners of all ages.


Art Adventures

Fun and interactive learning experiences for families and young children designed to take ideas from Nasher Collection artists beyond the walls of the museum.


Nasher Education Times

Want to know more about artists, exhibitions and what goes on behind the scenes at the museum? Read all about it!

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Dallas, Texas 75201
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