Especially For Educators

Resources for Educators

School Tours | Professional Development Workshops | Lesson Plans & Teacher Resources | Materials to Borrow | Ask an Educator | Podcasts & Videos | Search the Collection

Educator Resource Highlight

Find resources related to Frederick Douglass to use in the classroom.

Search the Collection

Search our collection for a specific work by keyword, artist or title here.


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Lesson Plans & Teacher Resources

Online lesson plans and interactive websites for classroom use.


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Schedule Tours of MAG for your Class

Book your school tour today!


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Professional Development Workshops

To find out more about professional development opportunities at the MAG or to be added to our mailing list, please contact Chelsea Anderson by email or phone 585.276.8971.

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Materials to Borrow

Visit the Gallery’s Charlotte Whitney Allen Library & Teacher Resource Center for materials to borrow & use in the classroom. We’re located on the 3rd floor of historic Cutler Union. Visit during Library/TRC Open Hours or by appointment, 276.8999.


Assistant Curator of Education Carol Yost

Ask an Educator

Consult with Carol Yost about using art in the classroom and to plan customized tours. Email or call Carol at 585.276.8973.

Consult with Library staff on resources available in the Charlotte Whitney Allen Library & Teacher Resource Center. Call 585.276.8999 or email


eBooks for Classroom Use

Discover MAG’s eBooks, Ancient Egypt: Exploring Ancient Artifacts with Alex the Archaeologist and Ancient Greece: Exploring Ancient Artifacts with Alex the Archaeologist. Both are available free from the iTunes Store. learn more


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MAG Podcasts & Videos

Subscribe to a podcast of all our audio files using your feed reader, browser (Firefox, Opera, Safari, or IE 7 or later) or iTunes. Our podcasts include exhibition audio tours, the Director’s Tour, and performances on the Italian Baroque Organ. Watch videos of artists & students in the Gallery’s Creative Workshop.


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The Memorial Art Gallery’s 2021-22 School Programs are sponsored by ESL Charitable Foundation, Anne O’Toole, Jane Colangelo, and an anonymous foundation. Funding is also provided by New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.

Additional support for School Programs is provided by the John C. and Elsa C. Beach and Eileen M. Sullivan Education Endowment, the Docent Endowment Fund, the Emma Jane Drury Education Fund, the Patricia S. Fishman Educational Endowment, the Joanna M. and Michael R. Grosodonia Fund, the Frank Grosso and Diane Holahan Grosso Fund, the Mary Sue Jack Endowed Fund, the Memorial Art Gallery Community Access Endowment, the Mary Ann Monley and William D. Rice Education Endowment, and the Josephine Tota Endowment.

The McPherson Director of Academic Programs is partially endowed by an anonymous donor and supported by the Joan Feinbloom School Programming Fund. Support for the Estelle B. Goldman Assistant Curator of Academic Programs is provided by the Estate of Estelle B. Goldman.


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