Educators

American Collection 

Man with Flowers by Jacob Lawrence

Students will explore Jacob Lawrence’s artistic depictions of daily life and the histories and experiences of African Americans which inspired his art.

Social Studies, English Language Arts, Visual Arts
Grade K-12

Poster


Chinese Collection

Gong (Ritual Vessel) from the Shang dynasty

Students will identify similarities and differences between two Chinese bronze artifacts and their roles in ancient Chinese rituals. 

Social Studies, English Language Arts, Science, Visual Arts
Grades: K-12

Poster


Contemporary Collection

Naomi Looking Forward #2 by Mickalene Thomas

Students will use the elements of art to learn about figurative painting, while exploring themes such as stereotypes, identity, race and beauty.  

Social Studies, English Language Arts, Visual Arts
Grades 6-12

Poster


European Collection

Gardens of the Villa Moreno by Claude Monet

Students will practice visual analysis to learn about Impressionist landscapes and explore how innovation transformed the way artists viewed and painted the world around them.

Social Studies, English Language Arts, Science, Visual Arts
Grades K-12

Poster


Photography Collection

Portrait of Abraham Lincoln by Alexander Hesler

Students will learn about the historical importance of Alexander Hesler’s photograph of Abraham Lincoln which provides clues to his personality and character.

Social Studies, English Language Arts, Science, Visual Arts
Grades K-12

Poster