Resources for Teachers

Educator Guides for Exhibitions

Educator Guides – All Educator Guides are available below as Portable Document Format (pdf) files. Click on the link below to access the desired Guide. (Adobe Acrobat Reader required)


Faith Ringgold: Quiltuduko Activity

Faith Ringgold: Cassie Flying Art Activity

Full Exposure: Gallery Guide 

The Beat Goes On: Gallery Guide

Building the American Dream: Sonoma County After the War

History of Sonoma County in 100 Objects

Tom Holland: Five Decades of Art

The Running Fence: 40 Years Post Gallery Guide


Inside Magnolia Editions: Innovation and Collaboration Gallery Guide

Inside Magnolia Editions- Ding Yi Drawing Activity

Journey to Fountaingrove: From Feudal Japan to California Utopia Gallery Guide

Journey to Fountaingrove- Nagasawa Timeline

Sculpted Fiber: West Coast Fiber Artists: Docent Guide

Dia de Los Muertos Gallery Guide

Dia de Los Muertos Student Activity

Beyond Bollywood:  Indian Americans Shape the Nation Reading List

Picturing the Iconic: Andy Warhol to Kara Walker Gallery Guide

Indivisible: African-Native American Lives in the Americas

Indivisible: Workshop Elementary Grades

Indivisible: Workshop Secondary Grandes

Alison Saar: Docent Guide



Hole in the Head: Student Activity

Hole in the Head: Teacher Resources Guide

Hole in the Head: Protest Posters


Precious Cargo: California Indian Cradle Baskets and Childbirth Traditions

Day of the Dead Altars

Photography in Mexico: From the Collection of SFMOMA

Artistry in Wood

Margins to Mainstream

Tools as Art

Mail Call


Thomas Cole: Peace at Sunset & Wild Land

Enrique Chagoya: Death and Taxes in Fantasylandia

Day of the Dead

Customized: The Art and History of the Bicycle

Bittersweet Harvest: The Bracero Program, 1942-1964

2011 and Before

Jun Kaneko: Ceramics

Mad Science

Nosotras: Portraits of Latinas (for colleges and universities)

Richard Shaw: Four Decades of Ceramics

Robert Hudson

Robots: Evolution of a Cultural Icon Educator Guide

Marguerite Wildenhain

Ansel Adams Educator Guide

Art of Terroir

Hybrid Fields