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