Ackland At Home
There are many ways for you to engage with the Ackland’s art at home.
You can peruse our About the Art guides to learn interesting information about every work “on view,” try out some of our teacher resources with your kids at home, and search the collection database of over 19,000 objects.
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The Ackland has a variety of virtual programs planned for this summer, including kids’ art-making classes, Art for Lunch discussions, and more. Check our calendar often, as we are always adding something new!
Many of our new virtual programs are video recorded so you can enjoy them any time. See a playlist of our past programs on YouTube!
Ackland Art Coloring Book
Color our collection! This 15-page printable PDF includes 13 works of art from the Ackland’s permanent collection.
Look, Write, Draw! Activity Packet
These close looking, writing, and drawing activities will help your student or child learn to observe, interpret, and reflect upon what they see. Each activity can be modified per age or grade level and can be done individually or with a classmate or family member. This 11-page PDF includes web links and is also suitable for printing.
3D Digital Models
Interact with virtual 3D models of Ackland objects. Zoom in, explore surface textures, and look at forms from every angle. View our models on Sketchfab!
Ackland Art Zoom Backgrounds
Brighten your Zoom meetings with a custom digital background featuring a work of art from the Ackland’s permanent collection. View our Zoom backgrounds on Photoshelter!
Online Museum Resources for Teachers and Parents
Educators from the Ackland have compiled some of their favorite museum resources from around the web, from kid-friendly audio guides and virtual tours to interactive lessons and learning opportunities. 2 page PDF with links.
Shop the Museum Store
If you’re regretting not picking up a Kusama catalog, print, or pumpkin, we’ve got you covered! We are now offering select Kusama merchandise for purchase through our website. If you are looking for something not listed there, let us know in the order form and we’ll do our best to help you find what you need.