School Programs 2021-22

Albuquerque Museum offers a number of resources to support teachers and students during the school year

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Our mission is to connect students to the art, history, and culture of New Mexico. Magic Bus is bringing the Albuquerque Museum and Casa San Ysidro into your classroom!

Albuquerque Museum

Learn about art, different cultures and the past through a variety of virtual presentations that are inspired by the Museum’s collections and exhibitions. Choose from video lessons as well as live virtual presentations on Zoom and Google Meet. Available for grades K – 12.

Casa San Ysidro

Enjoy all new lessons, including one video lesson created in celebration of 200th Anniversary of the Santa Fe Trail. Previous lessons featuring traditional arts, New Mexican architecture, and life ways of early residents are also available. Recommended for grades 4 – 8. Multiple video lessons can be requested at the same time.

Make your request
by completing the form at the link below.

Request for Albuquerque Museum

 For more information email Jody Vanesky

Make your request
by completing the form at the link below.

Request for Casa San Ysidro

For more information email Aaron Gardner

Teacher Guides

Teacher guides featuring art and historical objects from the Museum’s permanent art and history galleries and Casa San Ysidro. Guides include lessons and images support student learning about the art, history and culture of New Mexico. For more information, call the Albuquerque Museum Education Department at 505-764-6502 or email Jody Vanesky.


Seven Generations of Red Power in New Mexico Teacher Guide

This guide features posters and documents from the exhibition that were created during the 1970s and 80s. They were created by different individuals and organizations to raise awareness about issues impacting Native American populations including relocation, resource extraction and pollution, police brutality, and colonialism. These primary sources can be a springboard for understanding seven generations of Native American activism both locally and nationally. Find the exhibition online HERE.