Educators’ Resources

Find innovative art resources and plans for your classroom.

Our educators’ resources page provides educators with information on virtual museum tours, lesson plans connected to the National Collection and museology; presentations drawn from our ArtWise programme, which takes the museum to the classroom; printable artist/artwork infographics; NAGB art activity videos; art history timelines and many more resources that are geared towards augmenting classroom learning and assisting educators in this time of virtual learning.

Antonius Roberts: Art, Ecology & Sacred Space

In collaboration with the NAGB, Marielle Barrow, PhD has created these research-based lesson plans that focus on Antonius Roberts’ multifaceted role as artist, educator, curator, and conservationist in the Bahamian art community. These lessons are geared toward high school students and will introduce them to the ideas and goals behind public art, fluid art practices, and art as activism.

NE10: “MERCY” Teaching Resources

These teaching resources are inspired by the talented artists who are a part of this historically and culturally important tenth national exhibition titled “Mercy.” With unique art projects that explore abstraction, assemblage, photography and textile design, each teaching resource features vocabulary, prompts and interdisciplinary connections. Most importantly, these resources can serve as a presentation in your classroom to make your lessons even more dynamic.

“The Whimsical Collector” Teaching Resources

To accompany the remarkable work of Kendra Frorup in “The Whimsical Collector”, the education team is thrilled to present a collection of always-needed teaching resources. There is a resource for each grade range: 1-3, 4-6, 7-9, and 10-12. Each learning resource features vocabulary, prompts, content connections, and an exciting art project that reflects Kendra Frorup’s expansive practice. You can explore themes like memory and sustainability through collage, printmaking, and sculptural projects with your students. Most importantly, these resources can serve as a presentation in your classroom to make your lessons even more dynamic.

Lesson Plans

The NAGB offers art lesson plans and teaching resources that will help you teach art to kids. Here you can browse through our art lesson plans for various age groups. These lesson plans help you integrate learning about works of art in your classroom and he vast majority of lessons include images and examples.

Artist Snapshots

Our collection includes works by nationally and internationally renowned Bahamian artists. Browse below to learn more about some of our featured artists.

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John Beadle

Dionne Benjamin-Smith

Blue Curry

Kendra Frorup

Kendal Hanna

Brent Malone

Sanford Sawyer

Max Taylor

Art History Timeline

Discover the story of art and global culture. Our timeline feature brief summaries of important events in the visual arts. Take a look at our Art History Timeline which briefly outlines the artists, traits, works, and events that make up major art periods and how art evolved to present day.

Art Activities

Informational Videos

About the NAGB

What is the NAGB? What do we do and why do we exist? Learn about your museum in this short informational video.

Tea Talks

Our Tea Talks series asks artists and creatives to share with us the people and things that inspire them while having their favorite cup of tea. Click the video below to view.

My Practice Is….

What is in an art career? We asked artists to share in our ongoing video series “My Practice Is…”. The series has been shining a spotlight on the act of practicing art as a career. It exists to engage and inspire the next generation of artists to continue this very important work. Click the video below to view.

Introduction to Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS)

This short video introduces educators to Visual Training Strategies (VTS), a teaching method that improves critical thinking skills through teacher-facilitated discussions of visual images.