On-Demand Library: Tools for Teachers

TEACHER RESOURCES are available for all educators, including home school families, to use in your classrooms. Use the buttons below to explore our collections of on-demand, digital materials.

Reminder: Joslyn Art Museum closed May 2, 2022 for the expansion and renovation project and will reopen in 2024.

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NEBRASKA ARTISTS: A VIDEO RESOURCE SITE FOR TEACHERS & STUDENTS:  Visual arts educational resource available for all teachers that has dozens of short video segments from some of the most accomplished artists living and working in Nebraska. These videos are closely tied with the Nebraska Department of Education's Fine Arts Standards.

THE CASE FOR NUDITY: The naked and the nude have been frequent subjects for art throughout the history of human creation, and also the frequent subject of censorship. What's wrong with seeing the unclothed human body? And what is its place in art? Video created by The Art Assignment, a weekly PBS Digital Studios production hosted by curator Sarah Urist Green.

BODY LANGUAGE: HOW TO TALK TO STUDENTS ABOUT NUDITY IN ART: Produced by The Art Institute of Chicago, this document includes discussion questions, talking points, advice, and lesson plans for all grade levels.

ENCOUNTERS WITH NUDITY: Columbus Museum of Art's blog post regarding nudity in art.

ADDRESSING NUDITY IN ART: The University of Missouri's Museum of Art and Archaeology's advice for teachers to talk with their students about nudity in art prior to a museum visit.

HEILBRUNN TIMELINE OF ART HISTORY:  The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, has extensive timelines spanning 20,000 BCE to present. They cover major events that happened across the globe.