Tools & Tips

Download and customize slideshows, worksheets, and other resources for use in the classroom or self-guided learning. Find questions, hands-on activities, and other opportunities for enrichment. Gain insights and inspiration from MoMA educators on teaching and engaging with modern and contemporary art.

For more, join the community of learners engaging with modern and contemporary art and design in MoMA's free, ongoing courses on Coursera. Each course features original texts, audio, images, and videos, including studio visits and dynamic conversations with artists, educators, curators, and other creative forces. Through these resources and more, the courses bring learners closer to the art and design of our time—and beyond.

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Abstract Expressionism

Advanced Placement Art History Exam

Conceptual Art






Investigating Identity

Maps, Borders, and Networks

Migration and Movement



Pop Art


What Is Modern Art?

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Tips for Teaching with Works of Art

Five Tips for Teaching with Works of Art

Teaching Tips: Marcel Duchamp. Bicycle Wheel. 1951

Teaching Tips: José Clemente Orozco. Dive Bomber and Tank. 1940

Teaching Tips: Jasper Johns. Map. 1961

Teaching Tips: Jackson Pollock. One: Number 31, 1950. 1950

Teaching Tips: Sol LeWitt. Wall Drawing #1144, Broken Bands of Color in Four Directions. 2004

Teaching Tips: Richard Serra. To Lift. 1967

Teaching Tips: David Alfaro Siqueiros. Collective Suicide. 1936

Teaching Tips: Pablo Picasso. Girl Before a Mirror. 1932

Teaching Tips: Frida Kahlo. Self-Portrait with Cropped Hair. 1940

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