The Newark Museum of Art offers free educational resources for teachers and educators.
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IDENTITY AND EQUITY CURRICULUM GUIDE
This Curriculum Guide explores artists and artworks' role of agency. It reinforces the idea that artwork is not beautiful for beauty's sake, but has a message and a purpose and it is our job, as the viewer, to discern the work's commentary, meaning, and purpose. The goal of our school and teacher programs is to provide students an opportunity to be exposed to artists from all backgrounds and connect museum objects with their own lives.
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Prerecorded audio-visual presentations for educators designed to heighten observation and critical-thinking skills by focusing on aesthetics and critique.
Express American Art
The presentation includes cross-curricular activities that combine language arts literacy, social studies and visual arts.
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Participants will explore ways our Earth changes through investigating models of rock formations found in New Jersey and by examining natural science specimens presented in real world situations.
Ancient Mediterranean Galleries
Participants will explore Ancient Mediterranean artifacts and learn about their historical content while having a meaningful dialogue on the nature of identity and legacy.
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The Industrial Revolution and the Ballantine House
Participants will learn about the Industrial Revolution and explore its impact on society. They will be presented with artwork and a historical home, which will challenge their critical thinking skills and encourage students to reflect on differences between life then and now.
Native Artists of North America
Participants will observe techniques, materials and design patterns used by various Native American nations and understand how traditions and traditional making techniques have influenced Native Artists to create contemporary works of art.