Teacher Brochures

The Dixon is here to inspire and engage your students but also to assist you with your projects and lessons. We trust that this booklet will help you plan your museum visits, outreach visits, special programs and more.

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Plan a Field Trip

When planning a trip to the Dixon with your students you will have many options. The Dixon offers tours for both galleries and/or gardens. Please keep in mind that the number of students will play a big part in what type of tour is best for your group.

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Art to Grow

The colorful Art to Grow van and its talented and creative instructors visit schools and other organizations bringing art and nature to your learning space. 

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Dixon Discoveries

Students in Grades pre K-5 can experience the museum’s permanent collection, traveling exhibitions and gardens while fulfilling Common Core Standards.


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Scholarship and Bus Funding

The Dixon Express is a resource for Shelby County Schools educators and their students. Groups planning to visit the Dixon during the school year can apply to receive funding for student transportation for one visit.


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To download a PDF with all of the information about our student/teacher programs, click here.

Coming Up
  • Saturday, Oct 22 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

    Art on Fire

  • Sunday, Oct 23 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Tours at Two

    Meet in the Catmur Foyer for a docent led tour of...

  • Tuesday, Oct 25 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

    Mini Masters (ages 2-3)

    Join Mini Masters and introduce your little ones t...

Monday Closed
Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 5pm
Sunday 1pm - 5pm
Third Thursdays: Open until 8pm
Special / Holiday Hours

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