Tools for Teaching

Art21’s education materials include a collection of education and screening guides for each season of Art in the Twenty-First Century, in addition to detailed activities that can be utilized both inside and outside the classroom.

Ideas for lesson plans and thoughts from experienced art educators are also frequently published on the Art21 Magazine.

  • Guides

    Free, downloadable PDFs of Educator Guides and Screening Guides for all eight seasons of Art in the Twenty-First Century.

  • Resources from Teachers

    Get to know the Art21 Educator community through Spotlight interviews, and read the lesson plans they’ve implemented in their classrooms through the Art21 Magazine’s series on creativity exercises.

  • Getting Started: An Introduction to Teaching with Contemporary Art

    Arts education isn’t just for art students. This brief guide outlines how to introduce contemporary art in your classroom, regardless of which subject area you teach.