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Symbols, Stories and Metaphors: The Art of Rob Evans

2021-07-06T10:57:42-04:00July 8th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Use this video to encourage students to explore themes of symbolism, storytelling and metaphors in artwork using the work of Rob Evans. Connect to activities in visual arts, science and more. Grade Level (s): Grades 6-8; 9-12; Subject Area (s): Visual Arts, Language Arts, Science, Social Studies/History, Environment and Ecology.

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Shared Human Experiences: The Photography of Edmund Eckstein

2021-06-24T10:58:54-04:00June 24th, 2021|Uncategorized|

The work of Edmund Eckstein in the current exhibition, "Through the Lens: Modern Photography in the Delaware Valley", features photographs that Eckstein created during the summer he spent at Doylestown Hospital. Use the work of Eckstein with your students to activate strategies and core competencies included in the Social and Emotional Learning Framework. Inspire learners to consider how their own work could include their own reflections on shared human experiences seen in Eckstein's work such as courage, fear, hope, resilience, self-expression, and concern for others. Grade Level (s): Grades 4-5; 6-8; Subject Area (s): Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Language Arts, Technology.

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Animals in the Art! Looking Closer at the Work of Sculptor, Eric Berg

2021-06-08T16:29:25-04:00June 9th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Use this video focused on the sculpture, Lassie, by Eric Berg, to inspire your students on the subject of sculpture and the theme of animals in art. Use the looking questions and activity ideas to help your students learn more about Lassie Come Home by Eric Knight, the story that inspired the sculpture. Engage your students to think about their own journeys and experiences of trust and loyalty. Grade Level (s):  Preschool/Kindergarten; 1-3; Subject Area (s): Visual Arts, Language Arts, Social Studies/History, Math, Technology.

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Exploring the Photography of Paula Chamlee and Michael Smith

2021-05-21T15:35:35-04:00May 25th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Use this video focused on the work of artists Paula Chamlee and Michael Smith, featured in the exhibition, "Through the Lens: Modern Photography in the Delaware Valley", to inspire your students on the subjects of still life and landscape photography. Use the looking questions and activity sheets with your students to help guide close looking and written responses with each of the artworks. Grade Level (s): 4-5; 6-8 Subject Area (s): Visual Arts, Language Arts, Science, Environment and Ecology

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Art for Social Change: I Want to Matter by Ada Trillo

2021-05-15T11:02:37-04:00May 18th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Photography can often times be very powerful tool to convey a message for social change, advocacy and activism. Use the work of Ada Trillo and the related activities with your students to activate critical thinking and inspire learners to consider how their own work could include a message for social change. Grade Level (s): Grades 6-8; 9-12 Subject Area (s): Visual Arts, Language Arts, History, Social Studies

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Telling Stories Through Art

2021-05-24T16:10:21-04:00May 10th, 2021|Uncategorized|

For thousands of years, humans have used images to tell stories. These narratives can be presented in different ways - either by one central image to represent the whole story or by using a series of images that represent moments in a story. Use the video in this post to encourage students to explore various narratives in artworks and inspire them to create a their own story by looking closely at works of art. Grade Level (s): Grades 4-5; 6-8, Subject Area (s): Visual Arts, Language Arts

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Art Talks for Kids: Exploring Landscapes

2021-05-24T16:24:11-04:00January 8th, 2021|Uncategorized|

A new opportunity to learn more about art in the collection is now available through our Art Talks for Kids and Teens, found on the Museum's YouTube Channel. Art Talks for Kids and Teens feature a team of Michener Art Museum docents discussing works of art in the Museum's collection. Use this video to encourage students to explore landscape painting in art and inspire them to create a their own landscapes. Grade Level (s): Grades 4-5; 6-8, Subject Area (s): Visual Arts, Language Arts

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Artwork Highlight: Syd Carpenter’s Ella Mae Edwards

2021-06-04T12:06:43-04:00October 23rd, 2020|Uncategorized|

Syd Carpenter was inspired by the ingenious and beautiful African American farms meticulously mapped by architect Richard Westmacott in the late 1980s. It was these maps that influenced her sculptural forms, such as Ella Mae Edwards, and helped her understand the cultural relationships between building, growing, and earth. Grade Level (s): Grades 4-5; 6-8; 9-12. Subject Area (s): Visual Arts, Language Arts, Social Studies/History, Environment and Ecology

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