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The Art Education Program regularly produces resources to assist teachers in their arts curricula, including lesson plans, reference materials, posters and more. Selected resources are available for download below. 

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NYC Youth Art Program Directory

This 2016 directory features organizations that offer programs, courses, internships, and volunteer opportunities for youth, teens, and young adults in the arts.

Curriculum Resource Guide for Art Educators

The Curriculum Resource Guide was designed to aid and support the Foundation’s staff of Artist-Teachers as well as other art educators in developing year-long studio art curricula for youth audiences. This resource was created between 2011-2014 by a committee of experienced Artist-Teachers with the intent to create a resource for educators by educators.

“Expressive Mark-Making and the Art of Joan Mitchell” Lesson Plan

This lesson plan was developed by Maia Cruz Palileo and Brittany Lynn, two Joan Mitchell Foundation Artist-Teachers. The lesson, designed for students in grades 4–8, introduces the artwork of Joan Mitchell and uses examples of her work as a springboard to teach the concept of abstract mark-making. This lesson can be incorporated into larger curricular units on a variety of themes including abstraction, mark making, painting, art history and more.

Portfolio Redefined Resource Booklet

This resource booklet is provided by the Joan Mitchell Foundation's Student Opportunities & Support (SOS) Program, the Museum of Arts and Design, Parsons and Ashcan Studio of Art, intended as an all-encompassing guide to the art school application process. Within, students will find information covering researching colleges, art majors, financial aid, and much more.

The booklet is available for download to the right.

Art Degree Demystified

This resource booklet is provided by the Joan Mitchell Foundation's Student Opportunities & Support (SOS) Program, the Museum of Arts and Design, Parsons and Ashcan Studio of Art to help prepare students and parents for applying to colleges and universities with art programming.

To learn more about the program, please click here. The booklet is available for download to the right.

Middle School Portfolio Preparation Resource Booklet

This resource booklet is provided by the Joan Mitchell Foundation's Student Opportunities & Support (SOS) Program and the Museum of Arts and Design to help prepare students and parents for applying to NYC Specialized Art High Schools. The booklet includes important dates, information on how to prepare for auditions, tips on how to build a portfolio, samples of successful student portfolios, and more. 

To learn more about the program, please click here. The booklet is available for download to the right.

Educational Posters for “Joan Mitchell: Trees”

For the exhibition Joan Mitchell: Trees at Cheim and Read Gallery, Joan Mitchell Foundation produced two educational posters to assist educators in engaging students with the exhibition.

To learn more about the exhibition, please click here. The posters are available for download to the right.

Educational Posters for “Joan Mitchell: An American Master”

For the exhibition Joan Mitchell: An American Master at Lehigh University, Joan Mitchell Foundation produced three educational posters to assist educators in engaging students with the exhibition.

To learn more about the exhibition, please click here. The posters are available for download to the right. 

Educational Poster for “Joan Mitchell: At Home in Poetry”

For the exhibition Joan Mitchell: At Home in Poetry at the Poetry Foundation in Chicago, Joan Mitchell Foundation produced an educational poster on the painting Minnesota to assist educators in engaging students with the exhibition.

To learn more about the exhibition, please click here. The poster is available for download to the right.

Educational Posters for “Joan Mitchell: The Last Paintings”


For the exhibition Joan Mitchell: The Last Paintings at Cheim and Read Gallery, Joan Mitchell Foundation produced three educational posters to assist educators in engaging students with the exhibition.