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
A Brief History of Chess (Chess Sets in Miniature, plus two Supporting PowerPoints; A Brief History of Chess)
Examples of Student Designed Chess Sets

june 2019

15marAll Day15novMaryhill Favorites: Still LifeSpecial ExhibitionEvent Type :Special Exhibitions

15marAll Day15novThéodore Rivière: SculptureSpecial ExhibitionEvent Type :Special Exhibitions

15mar(mar 15)9:00 am07jul(jul 7)5:00 pmMélange: Works on PaperSpecial ExhibitionEvent Type :Special Exhibitions

Special ExhibitionsEvent Type :Family Programs,Public Program

01jun10:00 am17jul(jul 17)6:00 pmWorks on Paper: Drawing RealityEvent Type :Murdock Trust

29jun6:00 pm9:00 pmTango at MaryhillEvent Type :Public Program

Video Resources

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.