5 Online Resources For Inspired Art Teachers

Art teachers know that inspiration can come from all locations, places and cultures. That’s why we’ve used our insight into subject based educational travel to share with you some of the top art teacher resources online from some of our favorite art destinations.

Easy to access guides, information, downloadable materials and inspiration from a range of countries and cultures you can access straight from your iPad or desktop.

Art Teacher in Gallery

1. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum - New York City

With an emphasis on helping teachers encourage students to really connect with art, the Guggenheim had ensured a fantastic online resource area for art teachers.

Guides on visiting with your students, free curriculum materials and programmes to really inspire you and your students pre-trip or for in school projects.

Visit the teachers area here

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Outside Guggenheim

2. Louvre Museum - Paris

A visit to the Louvre is surely one of the most incredible experiences for any art enthusiast of any age and stage of education. 

If you’re looking for art resources then the Louvre Museums online teachers area is full of information to help you plan classes for Primary and Secondary students.

Discover what they have on offer

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Students outside the Louvre In Paris

3. Picasso Museum - Barcelona

This is one of our favourites! The Museu Picasso de Barcelona has one of the most fascinating blogs an art teacher could follow. 

Learn about their art educators training, how the museum displays and curates its exhibitions and use all of this to bring the art of Picasso to life in your classroom and reignite your own passion for Cubism and Surrealism!

Read the blog here

View our itinerary here

Picasso painting

4. 798 Art Zone - Beijing

Sometimes there’s nothing quite like a good old Pinterest board to discover new areas of the world where artistic communities are thriving and producing notable works to challenge students on what is and can be.

The 798 Art Zone in Beijing is one such area.

Browse these Pinterest boards by adventurous art seekers and find unexpected inspiration and unique styles to broaden your art classes artistic understanding.

https://uk.pinterest.com/ehungcw/798-art-zone-beijing/

https://uk.pinterest.com/nuobeijing/798-art-zone/

https://uk.pinterest.com/beijing0231/art-zone-798/

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798 Art Zone - Beijing

5. Van Gogh Museum - Amsterdam

Hands down one of the best online teacher resources for art that we have ever seen. It’s split between Primary and Secondary and has truly engaging online lessons.

There’s free downloadable teaching materials for your art classes and students and if you do plan on visiting the museum as part of a school trip then there is paint pots full of information on how to do it in the best way for your class.

Beware, you could be stuck on this website for a long and interesting time!

Visit the schools section here

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Van Gogh Painting

Over to you!

Have you got a favourite online resource for art teachers? Do you create Pinterest boards, post art inspiration to an Instragram account or write your own art blog for other teachers and students?

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