Educator Resources

 

CURRICULUM GUIDES

Our classroom curriculum materials connect our collections and exhibitions to core subject areas and allow teachers to incorporate the visual arts into their lesson planning. All of our curriculum materials

support interdisciplinary learning and state learning standards.

 

ART + TEXT-CURRICULUM RESOURCES FOR MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL TEACHERS

Art + Text: Introduction

READING AN IMAGE: HELEN LUNDEBERG

Art + Text: Lesson One

LOOKING AT LANGUAGE: ED RUSCHA

Art + Text: Lesson Two

PICTURING DIALOGUE: JOSEPH GRIGELY

Art + Text: Lesson Three

INTERACTING WITH POETRY: YUCEF MERHI

Art + Text: Lesson Four

RETELLING NARRATIVE: ALEXIS SMITH

Art + Text: Lesson Five

ALEXIS SMITH LESSON HANDOUTS

Art + Text: Lesson Five

QUOTING IDENTITY: GLENN LIGON

Art + Text: Lesson Six

 

IMAGING + IMAGINING CALIFORNIA - CURRICULUM RESOURCES FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHERS 

Imaging + Imagining Introduction

THE GOLDEN STATE: GRANVILLE REDMOND

Imaging + Imagining: Lesson One

THE POETRY OF NATURE: AGNES PELTON

Imaging + Imagining: Lesson Two

CAPTURING THE ATMOSPHERE: RICHARD DIEBENKORN

Imaging + Imagining: Lesson Three

CINEMATIC CONTRASTS: ED RUSCHA

Imaging + Imagining: Lesson Four

FAMILIAR LANDSCAPES: KORI NEWKIRK

Imaging + Imagining: Lesson Five 

SCULPTURE ON THE GRID: TOM LADUKE

Imaging + Imagining: Lesson Six   

GLOSSARY AND CREDITS

Imaging + Imagining: Glossary and Credits

 

50-MINUTE STUDIO LESSON FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHERS 

California Pop-Up Landscapes

 

ART SINCE THE 1960s - CURRICULUM RESOURCES FOR HIGH SCHOOL TEACHERS

LESSON 1: THE SMOG COLLECTORS: KIM ABELES

Art Since the 1960s: Introduction

LESSON 2: EXPRESSIVE LANDSCAPES: PEARL C. HSIUNG

Art Since the 1960s: Lesson Two

LESSON 3: COMMUNITY DOCUMENT: CATHERINE OPIE

Art Since the 1960s: Lesson Three

LESSON 4: CONFOUNDING STEREOTYPES: LORNA SIMPSON

Art Since the 1960s: Lesson Four

LESSON 5: ASSEMBLING A PAST: BETYE SAAR

Art Since the 1960s: Lesson Five

LESSON 6: EXPLORING IDENTITY THROUGH SELF-REPRESENTATION: CHARLES RAY

Art Since the 1960s: Lesson Six

LESSON 7: PERFORMING AND DOCUMENTING IDENTITY: LYNN HERSHMAN

Art Since the 1960s: Lesson Seven  

PRE-VISIT LESSONS

Pre-Visit Activities are available for elementary and high school audiences. Your museum visit and

pre-visit activity together support interdisciplinary learning by connecting Visual Art, Language Arts, and Social Studies content areas, and address the California State Content Standards in the Visual Arts.

 

2008 CALIFORNIA BIENNIAL

Pre-visit activities for Elementary School Students

Pre-Visit activities for High School Students

 

BIRTH OF THE COOL: ART, DESIGN, AND CULTURE

AT MIDCENTURY

Pre-visit activities for Elementary School Students

Pre-Visit activities for High School Students

 


ART SINCE THE 1960S: CALIFORNIA EXPERIMENTS

Pre-visit activities for Elementary School Students

Pre-Visit activities for High School Students

 

MARY HEILMANN: TO BE SOMEONE

Pre-visit activities for Elementary School Students

 

IMAGING & IMAGINING CALIFORNIA

Pre-visit activities for Elementary School Students

 

CHUCK CLOSE PRINTS: PROCESS AND

COLLABORATION

Pre-visit activities for Elementary School Students

Pre-visit activities for High School Students

 

2006 CALIFORNIA BIENNIAL

Pre-visit activities for Elementary School Students

Pre-Visit activities for High School Students

 

CATHERINE OPIE: IN AND AROUND HOME

Pre-visit activities for High School students

 

LANDSCAPE CONFECTION

Pre-visit activities for Elementary School Students

Pre-visit activities for High School students