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Resources for Educators

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Focus on Frederick Douglass

Find resources related to Frederick Douglass to use in the classroom during Black History Month and during the run of Isaac Julien’s “Lessons of the Hour.”

eBooks for Classroom Use

MAG published its second eBook, Ancient Greece: Exploring Ancient Artifacts with Alex the Archaeologist, joining its first eBook on Ancient Egypt. Both are available free from the iTunes Store. learn more

Community Initiatives

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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 Anderson, Chelsea 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.


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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.


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


The Memorial Art Gallery’s 2018-19 School Program is sponsored ESL Charitable Foundation and an anonymous foundation. Support for the Estelle B. Goldman Assistant Curator of Academic Programs is provided by the estate of Estelle B. Goldman. The McPherson Director of Academic Programs is endowed by an anonymous donor. Additional support for the School Program is provided by Anne O’Toole, the Joanna M. and Michael R. Grosodonia Fund, and New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.