Teacher Resources

Teacher Resources

Curriculum materials are based on LACMA's collection and special exhibitions and were developed in alignment with California State Content Standards.

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Grade-Level Curricula (PDFs) Kindergarten (809kb)
1st Grade (796kb)
2nd Grade (744kb)
3rd Grade (1.6mb)
4th Grade (999kb)
5th Grade (1.04mb)
6th Grade (1.29mb)
7th Grade (110mb)
8th Grade (789kb)

Gehry Materials

Frank Gehry Essay PDF • Images and Discussion Questions PDF  Lesson Plans PDF Selected Resources PDF 

Creativity Resources

Creativity in (and out of) the Classroom 
Essay PDF • Images and Discussion Questions PDF  Lesson Plans PDF • Selected Resources PDF 

Reigning Men Materials

Coming Soon: Reigning Men: Fashion in Menswear 1715-2015
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Unflinching Realism: German Art Between the Wars Essay PDF • Selected Resources PDF • Lesson Plans PDF • Images and Discussion Questions PDF 

Nature and the American Vision: The Hudson River School Essay PDF • Images and Discussion Questions PDF  Lesson Plans PDF • Selected Resources PDF 

Art in the Twenty-First Century Essay PDF • Lesson Plans PDF • Images and Discussion Questions PDF Video

Calder and Abstraction Essay PDF • Lesson Plans PDF

The Art of an African Kingdom: Luba Masterworks from Central Africa Essay PDF • Lesson Plans & Selected Resources PDF

Art & English Language Development Essay PDF • Lesson Plans PDF

Light, Perception, and Photography Essay PDF • Lesson Plans & Selected Resources PDF • 
Photography Timeline PDF

Drawing is Seeing Essay PDF • Themes & Images PDF • Lesson Plans PDF

Image and Illusion Essay PDF • Lesson Plans PDF

STEAM: Art, Math, and Technology Project-Based Learning Units PDF • Lesson Plans & Selected Resources PDF

American Stories: Paintings of Everyday LifeEssay PDF • Discussion Questions PDF

Renoir after ImpressionismEssay PDF • Discussion Questions PDF

Defining Decorative, Examining DesignEssay PDF • Discussion Questions PDF

Pompeii and the Roman Villa: Art and Culture around the Bay of NaplesEssay PDF • Discussion Questions PDF

Artists' Perspectives: Envisioning the WorldEssay PDF • Discussion Questions PDF

What Makes Modern Art Modern?Essay PDF • Discussion Questions PDF

Olmec: Masterworks of Ancient MexicoEssay PDF • Discussion Questions PDF

Art and the EnvironmentEssay PDF • Discussion Questions PDF

Cross-Cultural ExchangeEssay PDF • Discussion Questions PDF

Geometry and ArtEssay PDF • Discussion Questions PDF 

Tim Burton: The Artist's Process Essay PDF • Discussion Questions PDF • Lesson Plans & Selected Resources P

Los Angeles: History, Diversity, Design Essay PDF • Discussion Questions PDF

Surrealism and Women Artists Essay PDF • Discussion Questions PDF • Lesson Plans & Selected Resources PDF

Ancient Mexico: The Legacy of the Plumed Serpent Essay PDF • Discussion Questions PDF • Lesson Plans & Selected Resources PDF

Art and Architecture Essay PDF • Lesson Plans PDF

Special ProgramsAfter School at the Museum PDF • Frame x Frame PDF

Mobile Classroom CurriculumMaya Mobile Curriculum PDF • Ancient World Mobile Curriculum PDF

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