Education Resources

The Rahr-West Art Museum is dedicated to serving as a resource and learning tool for your students and families.  There are an infinite number of ways to use our collection when teaching a variety of subjects or engaging your children with visual arts.  Below you will find image galleries, videos, pamphlets, and lesson plans designed to engage you with our art.  We hope that you find this useful and encourage you to contact us with any feedback or suggestions at

Online Museum Collections

Lesson and Resource Menu

ThemeThumbnailTopicRelated Resources
History and Architecturemansion-thumbnailThe Vilas-Rahr Mansion
Looking at Artelements of art-thumbnailElements of Art
Looking at Artprinciples of design-thumbnailPrincipals of Design
Looking Deeperportraits-thumbnailPortraits
Looking Deeperamerican modernism-thumbnailAmerican Modernism
Looking Deepergallery activities-thumbnailGallery Activities
Planning Your Visit
Pre- and Post-Visit Activities
Extend Your Learning