Outreach Kits

Outreach kits contain artifacts, reproductions representing the museum’s collection, and curriculum resources for teachers. Kits are loaned at no charge for 3 weeks. 

Request an outreach kit.



NEW! Teacher Resoure Sheets for JSMA exhibitions

Roger Shimomura: By Looking Back, We Look Forward
Carrie Mae Weeems: The Usual Suspects

Ralph Steadman: A Retrospective
Resistance as Power: A Curatorial Response to "Under the Feet of Jesus"


Professional Development

Upcoming Professional Development Workshops for K-12 teachers offered occasionally throughout the year: 

Remote Professional Development
Strange Weather: Contemporary Art in the Classroom
October 5, 2023
4 - 5:30 p.m.
Recommended for teachers Grades 3-12
Free but registration is required. 2 PDUs awarded for attendance. 

Join us for an online professional development workshop focusing on the exhibition Strange Weather: From the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation, opening at the University of Oregon’s Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art on October 21, 2023. This interactive workshop will give you a preview of the works that will be on display through April 7, 2024, including artists such as Glenn Ligon, Kehinde Wiley and Julie Mehretu.

Explore how art from the exhibition can support classroom learning and content around themes of migration, industrialization, and contemporary issues facing society. Ideas for art and writing will be featured as part of the workshop with opportunity to create during the session.

We will also review the current exhibition, Lessons of the Hour - Frederick Douglass and the artist Isaac Julien. On view through December 10, 2023, we will discuss and share resources for teaching and presenting this powerful 10-screen video installation to students.

Learn how to become part of the Educator’s Teacher Advisory Council and receive a stipend for your contributions. There is no cost for this opportunity, but registration is required.  Two PDUs will be awarded for attendance.

Curriculum Materials

Download curriculum resources from past professional development workshops: