• Learning Resources

    Learning Resources


Teaching materials

We provide teaching materials for pre and post visit classroom learning.
Where do the Animals Hide? The Secret Life of Animals at MIA [download 245kb .pdf]
Sketch your Ideas on the back of this card - Mini Curators [download 2.6mb pdf]


MIA's library provides a series of study guides for older students and supports independent research and learning about Islamic Art. The library has a children's reading area and holds story-telling sessions for younger school groups.
Contact MIA Education for more information.

Education Centre

We have workshop, classroom and seminar spaces for school group learning. All sessions are free. 

Object handling collection

Our special collection of educational objects and replicas provide exciting opportunities for students to engage with artworks first hand.

Online collections

Visit our Collections pages to learn more about objects in the MIA Collection. You can also explore our collection at the Google Art Project.