Teacher Resources

Resources for the classroom.

Native American Fine Arts Resource Guide

Developed with the support of the Nathan Cummings Foundation. A resource guide focusing on painting and sculpture produced by American Indians in the continental United States since 1900. Appropriate for all levels. Accompanying slides are free.

Download a PDF of the resource guide.

Request for slides must be made on school letterhead and sent to:
Ann Marshall
Heard Museum
2301 North Central Avenue
Phoenix, Arizona 85004-1323

Student Activities

Download the Squash Blossom Maze

Download the It’s All About Sheep Word Search

Teacher’s Resource Art Posters

Teacher's Posters - Women With Jars (Front)Teacher’s Resource Art Posters feature art objects that are found in HOME: Native Peoples of the Southwest. The full color 11×17 inch posters includes detailed information on the back with object description, cultural context; vocabulary and suggested in-classroom discussion topics.

A set of ten posters is offered for free with paid shipping and handling costs of $5. Please fill out the form below and you will receive a confirmation email with a link to pay for shipping costs. Contact education@heard.org if you do not receive an email or if you have any questions.

Artist Posters Request Form

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A set of ten posters is offered for free with paid shipping and handling costs of $5.

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Teacher’s Curriculum Download

Heard Museum EducationAncestral Pueblos Curriculum for Grade 4- cover photoOur curriculum offers students general information divided into key components so they can develop a basic understanding of Native People of the Southwest. Curriculum packets are currently being developed for 4th Grade that include a range of activities that relate to Social studies, English, Science, Math, and Art. Many of the activities have also been aligned to 4th Grade Arizona state standards. To download our most recent packet please fill out the form in the drop down below. Have a suggestion, comment or question, email: education@heard.org
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For more information, contact the Heard Museum’s Education Department by email at education@heard.org.