Educational Resources

Online or on-site, EMP provides teachers with the resources they need.

EMP offers a variety of resources for educators, including lesson plans, oral history interviews, and professional development workshops and events.

Be the first to hear about all education events at EMP by subscribing to our email list for educators.



star students training in artistic reach

STAR supports youth music ensembles by conveying the artistic skills necessary to perform in a professional capacity. more

Curriculum Connections

curriculum connections

Take advantage of curricula designed to support reading, writing, science, and social studies through the lens of the arts. more

Homeschool Days

Homeschool Days

Homeschooled students and their families can participate in student-centered workshops and guided gallery experiencesmore

Educator Professional Development

educator professional development

EMP offers staff training for whole K-12 teaching staff teams tailored to introduce strategies for supporting student/teacher engagement. more

Lesson Plans

lesson plans

Connect with EMP content with lesson plans that support and deepen academic goals and objectives. more

Gallery Guides

gallery guides

Get more out of EMP exhibitions with detailed gallery guides for teachers that include reflection questions and artifact highlights. more

Oral History Resources

oral history resources

Learn about teaching, using, and creating oral histories and take advantage of EMP's vast collection with these resources. more

iTunes University

itunes university emp

Listen to Pop Conference sessions and selected oral histories from our archives, and get tips on using the blues to teach history. open in iTunes

Artists in Resonance

artists in resonance

Gifted professionals work with local youth to promote a deeper understanding of music and offer collaborative opportunities. more

Educator Memberships

EMP Museum supports the efforts of our community’s educators as they work to inspire creativity and imagination in our young people. As thanks for their commitment EMP is pleased to offer educators a 30% discount off any Starter level membership for one person, two people, or the whole family, as well as on EMP's Contributing level membership.

Note: This special offer is only available for purchase at the museum and requires proof of existing employment as an educator (Seattle public school ID card or letter from the employer attesting to named individual’s employment along with picture ID). Other restrictions may apply. Not valid with any other offer.

Premier Education Sponsor:

CTI BioPharma

As a National Guild for Community Arts Education member, EMP Museum is committed to making high quality arts education accessible to all.

National Guild for Community Arts Education