Educator Planning

Educator Planning

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

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In-Person Field Trips

Guided Tours

Available Thursdays at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., and 12 p.m.

Maximum group size is 60 students. Must be booked at least three weeks in advance. FREE admission with advance reservation. Tours are approximately one hour in length.   

  • Groups larger than the maximum size will need to reserve additional tour times.  
  • School groups booked at least three weeks in advance receive free admission. 
  • Educators who schedule an In-Person Field Trip are eligible to apply for the Thomas R. Jungerberg Transportation Scholarship (see below).  
  • Tours should not be considered scheduled until a confirmation is received by email. 
  • For more information or to schedule a school tour, please email [email protected] or call 214.242.5170.  
  • Guided tours are not available from June through August. 

Guided Tour Policy Guide (PDF)

*In-Person Field Trip availability is subject to change based on current health and safety conditions.  

Self-Guided Visits

Available Wednesday through Sunday during normal museum hours.  

Maximum group size is 60 students. Must be booked at least three weeks in advance. FREE admission with advance reservation.  

  • Groups larger than the maximum size listed above will need to reserve additional tour times. 
  • School groups booked at least three weeks in advance receive free admission. 
  • Educators who schedule an In-Person Field Trip are eligible to apply for the Thomas R. Jungerberg Transportation Scholarship (see below).  
  • Visits should not be considered scheduled until a confirmation is received by email. 
  • For more information or to schedule an in-person field trip, please email [email protected] or call 214.242.5184.  

Self-Guided Visit Policy Guide (PDF)

*In-Person Field Trip availability is subject to change based on current health and safety conditions.

Request an In-Person Tour

  • Guided student tours are available only on Thursdays at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., and 12 p.m. Self-guided and adult tours are available during normal museum hours.

Ask an Educator Request Form

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Virtual Field Trips

Available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.  

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.  
 
  • Virtual Field Trips may be 30, 45 or 60 minutes in length.
  • All Virtual Field Trips must be booked at least three weeks in advance.  
  • Participating students will receive a code for free passes to visit the Nasher Sculpture Center with their families.  

Virtual Field Trip Topics

  • Elements and Principles (Elementary or Secondary) 
  • 2D and 3D Art (Elementary or Secondary) 
  • People and Poses (Elementary) 
  • How Sculptures Are Made (Elementary)  
  • Art and Nature (Elementary)  
  • Artists and Communities (Elementary)  
  • Hybrid Sculpture: What Makes Us Human? (Secondary) 
  • Methods and Materials (Secondary) 
  • Art and STEM (Secondary) 
  • Architecture at the Nasher (Secondary) 

Learn More (PDF)

Request a Virtual Field Trip




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





Ask an Educator Request Form

Education-resources

Teaching Resources

Current Exhibitions

Find resources that relate to artworks and exhibitions currently on view at the Nasher in the Now On View section.

Learn More

Substitute Teaching Plans

Find prepared sub lessons for elementary and secondary learners that connect with classroom curriculum.

Explore

Art Activities and Lessons

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

Explore

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.   

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.

View on YouTube 

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Thomas R. Jungerberg Transportation Scholarship

We will begin taking applications for the 2022-23 school year on
September 1. 

Eligibility

K-12 teachers who have scheduled a guided tour or self-guided visit of the Nasher Sculpture Center may apply for up to $250 in funding to offset the cost of transportation to the Nasher Sculpture Center. Visits must be booked at least three weeks in advance.

Application Process

  • Submit a request for a guided tour or self-guided visit to the Nasher. (See "In-Person Field Trips" near the top of this page.)
  • Once the date and time of your visit is confirmed, complete the form below and submit within 3 days of tour confirmation.
  • The Nasher will follow up with you within 10 business days regarding your funding request.

Disbursement of Funding

Once your funding request has been approved, order your buses as you normally would and email a copy of the invoice to the Nasher Sculpture Center. Upon completion of your museum visit, the Nasher Sculpture Center will submit reimbursement to the entity named in the form below. The Nasher Sculpture Center will reimburse the school or educational entity for up to $250 but will not directly pay transportation or charter companies.

Conditions

  • Transportation scholarships are available only to teachers of K-12 students who have scheduled a visit to the Nasher Sculpture Center through the Education Department. All visits must be scheduled at least three weeks in advance.
  • Transportation scholarship funds are limited and are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Teachers who apply early in the school year may have a better chance of receiving funds.
  • Schools may only receive one transportation scholarship per calendar year.
  • Teachers may apply for up to $250 in transportation scholarship funds. If bus costs exceed $250, the school or individual is responsible for paying the remaining cost.
  • Invoices must be submitted within 30 days of museum visit. Invoices not submitted within this time frame may not be paid.
  • Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Questions

Please contact Lynda Wilbur at [email protected] or 214.242.5184 if you have questions about your eligibility or the funding process.

Transportation scholarships are made possible by the generous support of donations made in memory of Tom Jungerberg.

Transportation Scholarship Request


Nasher Education programming is made possible through leading support from the Fichtenbaum Charitable Trust, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee, and, in part, by the Texas Commission on the Arts and the generosity of our Members and donors.

Nasher Sculpture Center
2001 Flora Street
Dallas, Texas 75201
214.242.5100
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