Resources for Educators

Lesson Plans

Explore art concepts, vocabulary, genres and techniques using lesson plans developed by Maryhill Museum of Art’s curator of education.  They are adaptable to a variety of grade levels and can be used as a stand-alone classroom lesson or in conjunction with a school tour of the museum.

Click on the links below to download lesson plans:

Portraits in Tempera
Foil Rodin Sculpture
Educator’s Guide Chess Sets In Miniature
    Power Point:  A Brief History of Chess 
    Examples (PDF) of Student Designed Chess Sets

Video Resources

DISCOVER: Icons
Maryhill Museum of Art houses an exceptional collection of Orthodox Icons. This collection began with a gift from Queen Marie of Romania. DISCOVER: Icons is a short video that uses an Icon of St. John the Forerunner, or St. John the Baptist, to help you understand and appreciate this heavenly world.

DISCOVER: Sculpture
Diana, Goddess of the Hunt is a marble sculpture by Albert-Ernst Carrier-Belleuse that is on view at Maryhill Museum of Art. Carrier-Belleuse considered it one of his best and submitted it to the French Salon of 1887. Watch the video below to discover more about the sculpture.

Calendar of Upcoming Events

april 2020

15marAll Day15novThéodore Rivière: SculptureSpecial ExhibitionEvent Type :Special Exhibitions

mar9:00 am5:00 pmSpecial ExhibitionsEvent Type :Family Programs,Public Program

15mar(mar 15)10:00 am24may(may 24)5:00 pmQueen Marie: Irresistible Ambassador of RomaniaSpecial ExhibitionEvent Type :Murdock Trust

15mar10:00 am15nov5:00 pmA Particular Beauty: Romanian Folk ClothingSpecial ExhibitionEvent Type :Special Exhibitions

15mar10:00 am15nov5:00 pmMaryhill Favorites: Art by Women Celebrating the Centennial of the 19th AmendmentSpecial ExhibitionEvent Type :Special Exhibitions

15mar10:00 am15nov5:00 pmOrthodox Icons: The Saints and the Mother of GodSpecial ExhibitionEvent Type :Special Exhibitions

04apr10:00 am5:00 pmCANCELLED - Smithsonian Museum Day Live!Event Type :Family Programs,Public Program

04apr10:30 amCANCELLED - Slow Art DaySaturday, April 4 | 10:30 a.m.Event Type :Public Program

04apr2:30 pmCANCELLED - Slow Art DaySaturday, April 4 | 2:30 p.m. Event Type :Public Program

23apr1:00 pmCANCELLED - Poem in Your Pocket Day: EKPHRASTIC STYLE!Event Type :Public Program

24apr(apr 24)10:00 am26may(may 26)5:00 pmTeachers as Artists - Women of InfluenceEvent Type :Murdock Trust,Teacher Exhibition

25apr10:00 am5:00 pmCANCELLED - Exquisite Gorge: Printmaking Workshop with Jane PagliaruloEvent Type :Public Program,Workshop

26apr10:00 am3:30 pmCANCELLED - Exquisite Gorge: Printmaking Workshop with Jane PagliaruloEvent Type :Public Program,Workshop

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