Educator Planning

Educator Planning

Plan an experience with the Nasher and find tools to create connections between students and sculpture.

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Virtual Field Trips

Nasher Virtual Field Trips are FREE, interactive experiences that connect students with incredible works of art as they learn about themes that relate to their daily lives and school curriculum.

Educators may book a Virtual Field Trip to be presented via videoconference to students in a classroom setting or students logging in from home.

The Nasher offers Virtual Field Trips on a variety of TEKS-aligned topics for elementary, middle school or high school students. Before submitting a request, please read more about the available experiences via the link below.

Nasher Virtual Field Trips

Educators who participate in a Virtual Field Trip will receive a code for free passes for their students to visit the Nasher Sculpture Center with their families, and are eligible to apply for the Thomas R. Jungerberg Art Supply Scholarship (see below).

Virtual Field Trips must be booked at least three weeks in advance.

Click the plus sign below to open the Virtual Field Trip Request Form.

Request a Virtual Field Trip




  • The Nasher prefers to use Zoom for Virtual Field Trips, but can accommodate a range of videoconferencing platforms.





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Ask an Educator

Schedule a call or video chat with a Nasher Educator who can walk you through resources and opportunities that will support your curriculum.

Ask an Educator Request Form

Education-resources

Teaching Resources

Build Your Own Tour Videos

Videos in this series 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.

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Art Activities and Lessons

Discover interactive projects and lessons about artworks in the Nasher Collection, Methods and Materials, Careers in the Arts and more.

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Architecture at the Nasher

Architecture Resource- Intermediate Level 
Information, questions and activities to introduce intermediate and secondary students to the architecture of the Nasher Sculpture Center.

Architecture Resource - Advanced Level
Detailed information about the architecture of the Nasher Sculpture Center.

Video: Nasher Sculpture Center - The Building's Material 

Nasher Art Cards

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These cards were developed with guidance from our Teacher Advisory Board to be used while visiting the museum. On each card, you will find information about a work of art in the museum’s collection and possible activities, which can be completed in the museum, the classroom or at home.   

Current Exhibitions

Barry X Ball: Remaking Sculpture, 2020
Barry X Ball uses digital technology to reimagine historical works of art, using his work as an “artistic conversation” with past artists.

Nasher Prize Laureate Michael Rakowitz, 2020
Michael Rakowitz is an Iraqi-American artist who works to bring people together and draw attention to stolen or demolished artifacts.

Past exhibition teaching guides can be found in the Learning Resources section.  

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Thomas R. Jungerberg Art Supply Scholarship

Eligibility

K-12 teachers who have scheduled a Virtual Field Trip may apply for art supply kits for participating students or a $50 gift card to offset the cost of classroom supplies. Virtual Field Trips must be booked at least three weeks in advance. If selected, teachers are responsible for distributing supply kits to students.

Art supply kits for individual students contain: safety scissors, glue, No. 2 pencils, colored pencils, a pencil sharpener, a sketchbook, and a pack of construction paper.

Application Process

  • Submit a request for a Virtual Field Trip. 
  • Once the date and time of your program is confirmed, complete the form below and submit within 3 days of confirmation.
  • The Nasher will follow up with you within 10 business days regarding your request.

Disbursement of Supplies

  • Teachers approved for funding to offset classroom supplies will receive via email an electronic gift card to Blick Art Materials in the amount of $50.
  • Teachers requesting art kits for students will be asked to work with Nasher staff to arrange pick up of kits. Teachers are responsible for distributing kits to individual students.

Conditions

  • Art Supply Scholarships are available only to teachers of K-12 students who have scheduled a Virtual Field Trip with the Nasher Sculpture Center through the Education Department. All programs must be scheduled at least three weeks in advance.
  • Art Supply Scholarship materials and funds are limited and are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. 
  • Teachers may only receive one Art Supply Scholarship per school year.
  • Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Questions

Please contact Lynda Wilbur at [email protected] if you have questions about your eligibility or the funding process. 

Art Supply Scholarships are made possible by the generous support of donations made in memory of Tom Jungerberg.

Art Supply Scholarship Form


The Nasher Gallery Teacher program is supported by the Texas Commission on the Arts and the Carl B. and Florence E. King Foundation.

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Dallas, Texas 75201
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