Teacher Exhibition Guides



Teacher Guides to past exhibitions and museum themes help educators make connections between art, artists, museums, and the classroom. Including exhibition information, images, discussion questions, multidisciplinary activities, and related resources, the​ guides are available online (click below) or by request.

Spring 2017

Frank Stella Prints: From the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation

Winter 2017

Throwing Up Bunnies: The Irreverent Interlopings of Triple Candie, 2001-2016

Fall 2016

Collecting and Documenting

Spring 2016

Revolution of the Eye

Winter 2016

Home Sweet Home

Fall 2015

Relationships of Influence

Spring 2015

Alfred Maurer: At the Vanguard of Modernism

Winter 2015

Dualities & Discoveries

Fall 2014

Inside & Out, Identity & Representation

Spring 2014

Make Your Mark: Creativity and Counterculturalism

Winter 2014

Faces and Places

Fall 2013

Documentation and Definition

Spring 2013

For All the World to See: Visual Culture and the Struggle for Civil Rights

Winter 2013

Permanent Collection Installations

Fall 2012

Visualizing Community
American Vanguards: Graham, Davis, Gorky, de Kooning, and Their Circle, 1927-1942

Spring 2012

Identity, Role Play, and Expression

Winter 2012

Artists and Place

Fall 2011

Commemoration, Perspective, and Parts of a Whole

Winter 2011

Exploration and Documention: Art as Research/Research as Art

Fall 2010

Sheila Hicks: 50 Years Teacher Guide

Fall 2009

Collections + Museums: Communicating Cultural Value



Spring 2009

Reality and Representation: An Exploration into Intention, Perception, and History

Winter 2009

Teacher's Guide: Eadweard Muybridge, Harold Edgerton, and Beyond: A Study of Motion and Time, Session One
Teacher's Guide: Eadweard Muybridge, Harold Edgerton, and Beyond: A Study of Motion and Time, Session Two

Fall 2008

Teacher's Guide: Developing Photography & Writing Projects Inspired by Class Pictures: Photographs by Dawoud Bey



Spring 2008

Then and Now and Carroll Dunham Prints: A Survey
Accommodating Nature: The Photographs of Frank Gohlke

Winter 2008

Birth of the Cool: California Art, Design, and Culture at Midcentury
What Can Art Tell Us? Teacher's Guide to the Permanent Collection

Fall 2007

Class Pictures: Photographs by Dawoud Bey, The Discerning Eye, Ipswich Days, and Angela Lorenz

Spring 2007

William Wegman: Funney/Strange
An Impressionist Legacy: Lawrence's White Fund Paintings

Winter 2007

Models as Muse, Kara Walker, and Wheeler Survey

Fall 2006

Coming of Age: American Art, 1850s to 1950s and Jennifer Bartlett: Early Plate Work
Wendy Ewald: American Alphabets

Spring 2006

In Focus: 75 Years of Collecting American Photography, 75 Years of Giving, and Artist's Project: Type A

Winter 2006

Portraits of a People, Young America: The Daguerreotypes of Southworth & Hawes, and Beverly McIver

Fall 2005

Little Women, Little Men and Child's Play
Chuck Close Prints and Oscar Palacio

Spring 2005

Eye on the Collection: Copley to Hopper

Spring 2005

Over+Over, Art and Craft, and Classic Modern

Winter 2005

Alexis Rockman: Manifest Destiny

Winter 2005

Girls' Night Out