School Programs

The NMMA’s school programs are designed to be a learning experience integrating a regular K-12 classroom’s curriculum and Museum-developed art and culture-based units.  These programs are offered at the Museum and at individual classrooms for little or no cost. Many of the schools the Education Department serves become long-term partners in increasing student learning and academic achievement.

Special Update: 21st Century Community Learning Centers Proposal Application
The National Museum of Mexican Art will apply for two ISBE 21st Century Community Learning Center grants in order to create after-school programming on the west and south sides of Chicago. For more information about these programs, please contact Antonio Pazaran, Director of Education (