The New York State Museum offers educational opportunities for learners of all ages and abilities. Through museum programming and online educational resources, children, families, educators, and students can experience the art, science, and history of New York State in a fun and engaging way.
Looking for easy-to-access educational activities, videos, and resources for your kids, students, or even just for yourself? Visit this educational one-stop-shop webpage based on NYSM research and collections.
Expanded Exhibition Teacher Resource Pages
This lesson encourages students to gain a basic understanding of printmaking. Students will use observation skills to evaluate, discuss, and connect to the art of printmaker Frank C. Eckmair. They will experiment with techniques and create their own linocut print; learn how to care for materials and use tools in a safe and responsible manner; and make connections between process and meaning.
Created for teachers of the 4th and 7th grades, this educational guide provides five lessons that introduce students to Fort Orange and the world of New Netherland.
This guide includes several object-inquiry activities, from which teachers can choose those that best suit their students and classroom needs.