Hearst Museum Teaching Kits

PLEASE NOTE: Teaching kits are not currently available for pickup, however, PDFs of the accompanying educational materials can be found below for use at home!

Teaching Kits are curated boxes of museum-quality objects paired with background information, activity suggestions, and more to help bring the Hearst Museum to your classroom. Kits can be borrowed for up to two weeks and can be complemented with a visit to the Hearst Museum. Find out more below about our currently available and upcoming Teaching Kits.

Cost: $25 per week (Free for Title I Schools)

Pick-up/Drop-off: Kits may be picked up and dropped off at the Hearst Museum of Anthropology, located in 102 Anthropology and Art Practice Building on the University of California, Berkeley campus. Available pick-up and drop-off times are during our regular open hours. For more information, email pahma-education@berkeley.edu.

Available Teaching Kits:

California Indian Food and Culture

Chinese Folk Art, Festivals, and Symbolism in Everyday Life

Mexican Folk Art and Culture

Yoruba Art and Culture

Civilizations of the Ancient Andes

Upcoming Teaching Kits:

Daily Life in Ancient Egypt

The Development of Writing

Introduction to Archaeology

Teaching Kit Request Form