Teacher Resources

Mailing List
Sign up for our teacher mailing list to receive reminders of upcoming school and teacher events via e-mail and post. Use this form to join today.

Teacher Discovery Pass
Book a docent-guided visit for your students and receive a Teacher Discovery Pass. This one-time free pass allows you to explore our permanent collection and special exhibitions as you prepare for your students’ upcoming tour and plan connections to your classroom teaching. This pass expires at the time of your class visit.

School Library ARTpass
School libraries can purchase a museum ARTpass for circulation within their academic institution. Each pass provides free general admission to two adults and two youth age 17 and younger. Foster family learning by calling (860) 838-4076. Limited one pass per school. (Fees: August-December 2012: $10, January-December 2013: $25)

Images from Our Permanent Collection
Place the museum and its artworks at the heart of student learning—your classroom! Reserve a complimentary PowerPoint of images from our permanent collection by calling (860) 838-4170. Limited one copy per educator. Available while supplies last.

Classroom Resources and Lesson Plans
Our online collection of teacher resources provides you with creative strategies for effectively addressing student learning objectives, as well as state and national academic standards, through the visual arts. Inspire your students to view art from all angles, and consequently look at the world from different perspectives, as they study works from our permanent collection. Download curriculum materials today!

Bierstadt

Albert Bierstadt (American, 1830–1902), In the Mountains, 1867

Church

Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900), Coast Scene, Mount Desert, 1863

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stella

Frank Stella (American, born 1936), Sinjerli Variation IV, 1968

ElementsofArt Texture

The Elements of Art: Texture
Jasper Geeraerds (Flemish, active in Holland, 1620-1654)
Still Life with Lobster, c. 1645

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tankard

Paul Revere II (American, 1735–1818), Tankard, c. 1760–74

Tankard

Lesson Plan for Tankard – The Evolution of Production: Making Silver Goods Before and After the Industrial Revolution (High School)

Tankard

Lesson Plan for Tankard – The Influence of Ancient Greece and Rome on the New Nation (High School)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All highlighted works of art may not currently be on view in our galleries. Call (860) 838-4100 for more information. Reproduction, including downloading of Stella works is prohibited by copyright laws and international conventions without the express written permission of Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

Auerbach Art Library
Our 43,000-volume library is one of the most comprehensive museum libraries in New England. The library is open on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 11am-5pm. Call (860) 838-4115 for more information or visit the library page.

Educator Memberships
Discounted museum memberships are available for professional educators at the Select Individual ($35) and Select Household ($50) levels. Benefits include the following: free general admission to the museum; invitations to members-only events; discounted admission to films and other events; the quarterly Members Calendar; and a ten percent discount at The Museum Shop and in the Museum Cafe. For more information, call our Membership Office at (860) 838-4171 or visit our membership page.

 

From Our Collection

1918, Matisse 1787, Vernet Levinthal, 2004 1822, Géricault

Upcoming Events

Apr
12
Sat
all-day 41st Hartford Youth Art Renaissance
41st Hartford Youth Art Renaissance
Apr 12 – May 18 all-day
41st Hartford Youth Art Renaissance: Join us to celebrate the 41st anniversary of the museum’s partnership with the Hartford Public School District to produce the [...]
Apr
16
Wed
1:00 pm Tour: Highlights
Tour: Highlights
Apr 16 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Tour: Highlights: Join a docent for an exploration of the collection. Meet by The Museum Shop. Highlights Tours are offered daily at 1 pm, Wednesday [...]
Apr
17
Thu
1:00 pm Tour: Highlights
Tour: Highlights
Apr 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Tour: Highlights: Join a docent for an exploration of the collection. Meet by The Museum Shop. Highlights Tours are offered daily at 1 pm, Wednesday [...]
Apr
18
Fri
1:00 pm Tour: Highlights
Tour: Highlights
Apr 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Tour: Highlights: Join a docent for an exploration of the collection. Meet by The Museum Shop. Highlights Tours are offered daily at 1 pm, Wednesday [...]
Apr
19
Sat
1:00 pm CANCELED: Homeschoolers’ Series: An Introduction to Teaching Core Subjects through the Visual Arts
CANCELED: Homeschoolers’ Series:…
Apr 19 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
CANCELED: Saturday Homeschoolers’ Series: An Introduction to Teaching Core Subjects through the Visual Arts: Part three of a professional development series aimed at training homeschooling [...]

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Hours & Admission

Hours:
Wednesday – Friday: 11 am – 5 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 10 am – 5 pm
First Thursdays: 11 am – 8 pm

Admission:
Members: Free
Adults: $10
Seniors (age 62+): $8
Students (age 13 & over or with college ID): $5
Children (age 12 & under): Free
First Thursdays (from 5-8 pm): $5