Classroom Resources

Collection Guides

Bring art instruction to your classroom with NOMA’s resources for educators. Our Collection Guides are available online and are free of charge. All guides include topical information, images, and reference materials. Use the guides in conjunction with a visit to NOMA for maximum impact. Additional materials may be available. Contact NOMA’s Department of Interpretation and Audience Engagement for more details.

Additional educator materials and lesson plans can be found in the Educator Toolbox.

Permanent Collection Educator Guides

Please note that artwork used in the Educator Guides may not be on display. We suggest that you come to NOMA before your group visit to make sure that the artwork you want to use is on display.

The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden

Animals in Art

Art and All That Jazz

Art in Louisiana 1700-1900

Art in Louisiana 1900-2000

Introduction to Chinese Art

Pop Art, Op Art, and Minimalism

Surrealist Art in NOMA’s Collection

Major support is provided by the Patrick F. Taylor Foundation.