The Americas

Whether you are teaching K–12 school groups in-person or virtually, our educators can broadcast LIVE to your students on any of the major video conferencing platforms. Virtual visits enhance your standard curriculum and add interesting enrichment opportunities. Our programs are designed to be adjustable in length and content so we may best fit the needs of you and your learners.

Virtual Visit Offerings

Some programs have associated activity materials. These are provided digitally for those able to print and distribute. If you have no printer access, all activities can be completed with a blank sheet of paper.

North America

Design on a buffalo skin robe.

Global Voyagers

Destination North America!

Best for Grades 6-8, 9-12, Adult

Join the crew for a digital journey around the continent of North America! See some of the oldest artifacts made by first inhabitants of the Americas. Hear stories about the nature of our world passed down through hundreds of generations of Native Americans. You and your fellow voyagers will encounter artifacts from many different Native American tribes.

Part of a beaded wampum with a design of white diamonds on a purple background.

Weaving Memories with Wampum

Best for Grades: K-2, 3-5

How do you remember important events in your family or community? Wampum belts are used by the Lenape and other Indigenous people of the Eastern Woodlands to record important events, forge relationships, and share stories. White and purple beads are made from clam or welk shells and woven together by hand to create these symbolic documents. Learn more about the traditional practice of making wampum belts and create a design that represents an important event in your family, school, or community.

*Program Materials: Paper and writing utensils

Mexico & Central America

Part of a stela relief showing a king or god.

Global Voyagers

Destination Mexico & Central America!

Best for Grades 6-8, 9-12, Adult

Join the crew for a digital journey around Mexico & Central America! Visit some of the amazing cities that filled this area before European contact. See the legacy of incredible civilizations, including the Aztec and Maya, today. Together, you and your fellow voyagers will decode ancient writing.

Learn from someone who lived there! Book a virtual International Classroom Workshop for this area.

Technology Requirements

We are able connect with you without the need of any special equipment or extra downloads! After you schedule your program, you will have access to technical support from our staff.

Plan Your Virtual Visit

Use the Request Your Program form to submit your interest and begin your booking. You will be contacted by our staff directly after your virtual request is received to discuss program details and to schedule a Tech Check to ensure smooth connections between the Museum and participating institution.

Cost (30 student per workshop)

Class Size Limits

Reading Ancient Artifacts

Prepare your learners to practice their critical skills by sharing their observations, stating claims, and forming questions about an artifact in the Museum’s collection. This 30-minute virtual visit is available for the special price of $100.00 through the end of the academic year!

Program Packages

Special offerings providing priority scheduling and dedicated technical support for those booking multiple programs within one school or many in a district.