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Signature Works

Grades K–5, Grades 6–8, Grades 9–12
Jean Charlot Untitled

Summary:

Featured in early 2013, this exhibition highlighted work from our recent donation campaign. The exhibition contained work from 63 named artists and demonstrated the current direction that our collection is moving towards. The educator guide focuses on how collections are formed by curators and includes two related activities as well as an interview with Rebecca D. Meyers, the curator of the exhibition and the Museum's Permanent Collection.

Lesson Overview:

Grades 6th-12th


National Standards Addressed

  • Anchor Standards for Reading CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.SL.1,2.
  • Anchor Standards for Reading CCSS.ELA
  • Anchor Standards for Reading CCRA.R.9


Essential Questions:

  1. How is artwork selected?
  2. What is the primary role of a curator?

Objectives:

Students will be able to:

  • Curate a personal Exhibit
  • Learn the role of a Curator in a museum
  • Identify Art


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