For Educators

The Arab American National Museum sees itself as a resource for enhancing the understanding of Arab American history, arts, culture and contributions. The Museum creates and promotes educational content for use by teachers both locally and nationally. For more information, please contact Dave Serio, Educator & Public Programming Specialist, at dserio “at”

In-Person Guided Tours

AANM offers high-quality educational and culturally enriching guided tours of our exhibits for groups and school groups. Learn more on our Tours page.

Virtual Tours

AANM is pleased to present several virtual educational and cultural experiences for groups, offering a variety of options and activities. Major virtual offerings include (but are not limited to):

Live, virtual guided tours
Virtually explore AANM’s galleries through a virtual guided tour. Guests will be able to view our exhibits in real-time, engage in activities and ask questions to our education team.

Virtual tour package
The virtual tour package is a full and immersive experience that bring a wholistic picture of AANM to your group. This option gives teachers a full, virtual package, in which groups will have access to a kit of materials—recorded virtual tour videos, activities, resources and much more—to utilize as they see fit. This package has materials that focus on AANM’s Core Galleries: Coming To America, Living In America and Making An Impact.

These interactive and educational digital experiences give educators a first-class look into our exhibits and provide a wide range of tools for both the educator and their students, to bring a full, enriching experience to classrooms near and far.

Each virtual tour is a complete experience, including access to:

  • A guided tour of AANM’s three Core Galleries
  • Pre-Teaching exercises
  • Interactive, educational and creative activities and lessons for students
  • Video, audio and literary resources for the classroom
  • Quiz template and answer key
  • AANM’s digital objects and archive
  • AANM Lesson Plans, which follow the Michigan Department of Education’s K-12 grade level content expectation standards in Social Studies, English & Language Arts and World Languages.
Additional Resources

For more information or questions please contact Dave Serio, Educator & Public Programming Specialist, at dserio “at”

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