University Faculty Teaching Resources

The Stanley has created discussion guides, worksheets, and videos to help faculty teach with the collection. Our resource library continues to grow as we design new resources to support teaching across disciplines.

If you have taught with the collection and would like to share your assignment or class activities with others, please contact Kimberly Datchuk, curator of learning & engagement,


Discussion Guides & Faculty Resources:


Worksheets & Activities:

10 x 2 Exercises and Reflection for Close Looking

Contextual Analysis: Who? What? Why? How? For Whom? Worksheet

Formal Analysis: Looking Fast, Looking Slow Worksheet

Self-Portraiture Worksheet



Intro to Teaching with the Museum, learn more about how the museum support teaching across the university

One Minute Art, 1 minute, 1 artwork, infinite possibilities

Behind the Scenes, learn how we prepare for exhibitions and care for the collection

Elizabeth Catlett, For My People, close readings of Catlett’s prints from the For My People portfolio and Margaret Walker’s poem of the same title

Summoned Mother, a personal examination of Elizabeth Catlett’s work through the lens of social justice