Exhibition MaterialsThese teacher resources offer in-depth information and a variety of learning tools related to a selection of exhibitions.
Modern Times: American Art 1910–1950This teaching poster features Jacob Lawrence’s watercolor painting The Libraries Are Appreciated and explores biography, race, and access to education. Download Teacher Resource
This teaching poster features Georgia O’Keeffe’s painting Red Hills and Bones and explores abstraction, nature, and close looking.
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Both of these resources are offered in conjunction with the exhibition Modern Times: American Art 1910–1950.
Mexican ModernismThis teaching poster features Diego Rivera’s mobile mural Sugar Cane and explores muralism, slavery, and the Mexican Revolution. Download Teacher Resource
This teaching poster features an untitled painting of a dancer by Emilio Amero and explores Mexican folk arts and the democratization of art education after the Mexican Revolution.
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Both of these teaching resources are offered in conjunction with the exhibition Paint the Revolution: Mexican Modernism, 1910–1950.
Creative AfricaThis teaching poster features an ivory armlet from the Benin Kingdom and a cloth woven in the Ewe tradition. By comparing and contrasting, students will explore pattern, material, and process in African art. This teaching resource is offered in conjunction with the Creative Africa exhibition. Download Teacher Resource
Audubon to Warhol: The Art of American Still LifeStill life is a window onto our world. Explore the changes in American culture by comparing and contrasting two paintings of a fish bowl, one from 1867 and one from 1974. This teaching resource is offered in conjunction with the exhibition Audubon to Warhol: The Art of American Still Life. Download Teacher Resource
Ink and Gold: Art of the KanoDeveloped for K–12 educators, this teaching poster explores a magnificent set of sliding doors by Japanese master Kano Tan'yū. It includes background information about the artwork, the artist, and the Kano school of painting as well as curriculum connections. This resource is offered in conjunction with the exhibition Ink and Gold: Art of the Kano. Download Teacher Resource
Represent: 200 Years of African American ArtThis teacher resource celebrates the innovation, creativity, and determination of African American artists. It was developed for K–12 classroom teachers to use with their students before, after, or instead of a visit to the exhibition Represent: 200 Years of African American Art. Download Teacher Resource
Treasures from Korea: Arts and Culture of the Joseon Dynasty, 1392–1910This resource includes connections to educational standards, curriculum connections, glossary, resource list, and a teaching poster. It is offered in conjunction with the exhibition Treasures from Korea: Arts and Culture of the Joseon Dynasty, 1392-1910. Download Teacher Resource
Léger: Modern Art and the MetropolisFollowing the main themes of the exhibition Léger: Modern Art and the Metropolis, this guide was developed primarily for classroom teachers in grades 5–12 for use with their students. It contains curriculum connections with suggested classroom activities that teachers may adapt for use with younger students. Download Teacher Resource
"Great and Mighty Things": Outsider Art from the Jill and Sheldon Bonovitz CollectionWorks included in this resource appeal to diverse students and offer rich connections with the art, language arts, social studies, science, and math curricula. This teaching resource is offered in conjunction with the exhibition "Great and Mighty Things": Outsider Art from the Jill and Sheldon Bonovitz Collection. Download Teacher Resource
Full Spectrum: Prints from the Brandywine WorkshopTwelve prints from the exhibition Full Spectrum: Prints from the Brandywine Workshop are featured in this resource designed for students and teachers. Through this resource, we hope to encourage them to explore issues of identity, both personal and cultural, as expressed by different artists. Download English Resource Download Spanish Resource
Gee's Bend: The Architecture of the QuiltThis resource guide explores the exhibition Gee’s Bend: The Architecture of the Quilt as well as the African American quiltmaking traditions seen in quilts from the Museum's own collection. Curriculum connections, a glossary, and suggestions for further study are also included. Download Teacher Resource
Renoir LandscapesThis online teacher's resource includes a biography of Renoir and a timeline of his life, as well as a look at several of the artist's paintings, curriculum connections, and recommended books and websites. It is offered in conjunction with the exhibition Renoir Landscapes. View Teacher Resource
African Art, African VoicesThis teachers' packet includes curriculum resources, recommended readings, maps, and a vocabulary guide. This resource is offered in conjunction with the exhibition African Art, African Voices: Long Steps Never Broke a Back. Download Teacher Resource
Salvador DalíDiscover Dalí in this packet including images, a biography, a pronunciation guide, and suggested classroom activities. This resource is offered in conjunction with the exhibition Salvador Dalí. Download Teacher Resource
Manet and the SeaLearn about Èdouard Manet and his contemporaries through images, writing and drawing activities, and a chronology. This resource is offered in conjunction with the exhibition Manet and the Sea. Download Teacher Resource
“Shocking!” The Art and Fashion of Elsa SchiaparelliDiscover unique ideas for teaching about textiles, fashion history, and Schiaparelli's connection to Surrealism. This resource is offered in conjunction with the exhibition "Shocking!" The Art and Fashion of Elsa Schiaparelli. Download Teacher Resource
Dox Thrash: An African American Master Printmaker RediscoveredLearn about the achievements of this important African American artist, who rose to national prominence during the late 1930s. This resource is offered in conjunction with the exhibition Dox Thrash: An African American Master Printmaker Rediscovered. Download Teacher Resource
Thomas Eakins: American RealistThis resource features an extensive biography of Philadelphian Thomas Eakins, as well as a closer look at three of his paintings. It is offered in conjunction with the exhibition Thomas Eakins: American Realist. View Teacher Resource
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