National Gallery of Art

The mission of the National Gallery of Art is to serve the United States of America in a national role by preserving, collecting, exhibiting, and fostering the understanding of works of art at the highest possible museum and scholarly standards.

 

 

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Winter Programs

Uncovering America
Discover compelling stories of creativity, struggle, and resilience in this new set of resources for K–12 educators featuring works of art that reflect the richness and diversity of the people, places, and cultures of the United States. Encourage creative, critical, and historical thinking in your students as you examine works of art from the country’s creation to the present day. 
Content Areas: English/Literature, Social Studies/ History/ Geography, Civics/Government, Arts
Discipline: Artifact or Object Exploration, Visual Arts, Digital Media (Film/Photography, Graphic Design)
Resource Type: Online or Printable Lesson Plan/ Study Guide
Learning Standards: C3 Framework 
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

An Eye for Art: Focusing on Great Artists and Their Work
This family-oriented art resource introduces children to more than 50 great artists and their work, with corresponding activities and explorations that inspire artistic development, focused looking, and creative writing. Grouped around seven general themes, the book highlights works from different time periods to encourage comparisons among them. We hope the book will inspire children to develop "an eye for art."
Content Areas: Arts
Discipline: Artifact or Object Exploration, Visual Arts
Resource type: Interactive Distance Learning Activity/Online or Printable Resource
Learning Standards: Based on Project Zero Thinking Routines of observation and description
Grades: 3rd - 8th


Preivious Lotteries

Every Picture Tells a Story
Presented by: National Gallery of Art

Paintings are more than just pictures in a frame—they are unfolding stories with multiple perspectives. During this tour, students will learn to "read" works of art by identifying characters, setting, and plot, and by imaginatively creating dialogues inspired by characters in the works of art.
Dates: 4/6/2020, 4/7/2020, 4/20/2020, 4/21/2020, 4/27/2020, 4/28/2020, 5/
4/2020, 5/5/2020, 5/11/2020, 5/12/2020, 5/18/2020, 5/19/2020, 5/26/2020
Length of Event: 75 minutes
Location: National Gallery of Art, West Building
6th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW Washington, DC
Content Area:
English/Literature, Social Studies/ History/ Geography, Arts
Learning Standards: DCPS Framework for Arts Learning 
Grades: 3rd-12th
Ticket capacity: 90 per date 

Every Picture Tells a Story
Presented by: National Gallery of Art

Paintings are more than just pictures in a frame—they are unfolding stories with multiple perspectives. During this tour, students will learn to "read" works of art by identifying characters, setting, and plot, and by imaginatively creating dialogues inspired by characters in the works of art.
Dates: 10/15/19, 10/21/19, 10/22/19, 10/28/19, 10/29/19, 11/4/19, 11/5/19, 11/12/19, 11/18/19, 11/19/19, 12/2/19, 12/3/19
Time: 12:30 PM
Length of Event: 75 minutes
Location: National Gallery of Art, West Building
6th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW Washington, DC
Content Area:
English/Literature, Social Studies/ History/ Geography, Arts
Learning Standards: DCPS Framework for Arts Learning 
Grades: 3rd-12th
Ticket capacity: 90 per date 

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