Teacher Resources

This was the best PD ever! ”– PFISD Art Teacher

To ensure that ours are “the best PD ever” the Blanton education team works collaboratively with school partners. In doing so, we make certain that specific goals and curricular needs are met, and add personal touches unique to each group. Email to learn more, or visit our Professional Development page.

Drawing the Blanton is a flexible tool for teaching with the Blanton’s collection. It provides just enough information about works of art, context, discussion questions, and ideas to enable teachers across multiple grade levels and subject areas to scaffold instruction toward their particular needs. Students who choose to visually re-interpret artworks may submit them to be posted on the

Art of the Book: A New Collaboration with BookPeople

Javaka Steptoe, Caldecott winner 2017 at the Blanton


Sample Lesson Plans and Posters

Van Beyeren educational poster and lesson plan

Byron Kim educational poster and lesson plan

Byron Kim Interview

Teacher Tonic Dramatic Arts Workshop


Travis High School Classical Guitarists perform at the middle school dual language graduation.

K12 News: Events, Collaborations, and Program Spotlights.

School Program Newsletter: Fall 2017, Part 1

School Program Newsletter: Spring 2018, Part 1

School Program Newsletter: Spring 2018, Part 2

School Program Newsletter: Fall 2018, Part 1

Downloadable In-Class Curriculum

Art and Feelings Curriculum

Art Odyssey Curriculum

Artists and Society Curriculum

Between the Lines Curriculum

Doing Social Justice Curriculum

Inquiring Minds Curriculum

Tales and Trails Curriculum