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Museum in the Classroom is an inquiry-based program using images of museum objects in the classroom to develop visual literacy skills and create cross-curricular connections. Multi part programs can be designed to include Museum Liaison services as well.

Program Types

One Part Program:  3-4 objects explored, 1 hands-on activity

Two Part Program:  6-8 objects explored over 2 lessons, 2 hands-on activities

Three Part Program: 8-10 objects explored over 3 lessons,  hands-on activities + final project

Students Will

* Investigate, question, & observe primary source objects

* Build rich descriptions using visual literacy skills

* Interpret and hypothesize based on evidence

* Prove theories based on observation & research

* Discover museums as resources and learn how they operate

Jessica Will

* Work with teachers to select program themes aligned with curriculum.

* Design custom in-school program using museum resources online

*Teach one, two or three-part programs in the classroom

Theme Examples

Identity

People

Places

Narrative

Abstraction

Movement

Symbols

Power