Curriculum Connections Key: SEL 💟 | Visual Arts 🖌 | Performing Arts 🎻 | Technology 💻 | English Language Arts 📚 | Math 🔢 | Science ⚛️ | Social Studies 🌐


Content provided by Arizona Museum of Natural History


Kits that contain fossil replicas and artifacts available for check-out, enabling you to bring the Arizona Museum of Natural History to your classroom. Kits will contain a mix of objects, along with background information and inquiry-based activities for your students to complete. Access the program content. 

Content provided by Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum 


Discussion on a variety of professions and path of education requirements to achieve success in a museum setting. Access the program content.

Tour at Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum

Content provided by Mesa Arts Center


Have Grammy award winning cellist, Zuill Bailey virtually perform and visit your classroom or community center. These 45-minute virtual “informances” will provide a dynamic experience for your students, as renowned cellist, Zuill Bailey guides them through classical music plus a Q&A. To schedule your virtual Zuill engagement please complete the Zuill Bailey Engagement Request Form on the Classical Music Inside Out page. Access the program content.

art classes theater theatre Image

Content provided by Mesa Arts Center


Mesa Arts Center is pleased to celebrate Día de los Muertos — virtually! Día de los Muertos is a celebration of Latin American Art and culture related to the Mexican holiday Day of the Dead. This virtual education guide will provide learning opportunities for your students to learn more about Día de los Muertos complete with activities and videos. Access the program content.

phoenix shows art gallery Image

Content provided by Mesa Arts Center


George Gershwin was the son of Russian Jewish immigrants, an American composer, painter, pianist, and jazz innovator. Together with his lyricist brother, Ira, the Gershwin brothers created iconic musical works that are still celebrated today. This Educator Resource Guide invites learners to research Gershwin, walk through Ellis Island, write & analyze poetry, and experience Gershwin’s music. Access the content

Content provided by Mesa Arts Center


Project Lit uses poetry, spoken word and hip hop to promote literacy & activate social and emotional learning with young and emerging adults. Project Lit works with local professional teaching artists to provide: poetry residences, virtual experiences, youth poetry festival, and youth poetry anthology. Access the program content.

performing arts comedy Broadway Image

Content provided by Mesa Arts Center


These writing prompts are casual and designed for any skill level. All students need to do is share their story. View the playlist

Students writing in notebooks

Content provided by Mesa Arts Center


Dr. Andrew Barnes (Arizona State University School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies) leads Wynton Marsalis, the Managing and Artistic Director of Jazz at Lincoln Center, and JLCO alto saxophonist Ted Nash in conversation as they explore race, culture and jazz. Originally streamed January 28, 2021. Access the program content.




performing arts events Broadway Image