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Lessons for Remote Learning

The following inquiry-based lessons include information on how to lead students in discussions about contemporary art, background about the featured artists, online video resources, and artmaking activities. Additionally, the grades K–2 and grades 3–5 lessons include guided play activities. We hope these lessons help inspire ideas about how to use contemporary artists in remote learning.

As always, feel free to contact School and Docent Programs Coordinator Lindsay Kranz at lkranz@albrightknox.org if you have questions, or would like to brainstorm ideas.

Teaching Tips and Tools for Discussion

Lessons

(Sound)Suit Up! (Grades K–2)
Inspired by Nick Cave's Soundsuit Speak Louder, 2011

Where Will YOU Go? (Grades 3–5)
Inspired by Chuck Tingley and Matt Grote's AK Public Art Project weego

Where the Wild Plants Are (Grades 3–5) (NEW)
Inspired by Louise Jones’s AK Public Art Project Wildflowers for Buffalo, 2018

Homebodies (Grades 6–8)
Inspired by Njideka Akunyili Crosby's "The Beautyful Ones" Series #5, 2016

Abstraction and Identity (Grades 9–12)
Inspired by Mark Bradford’s Butch Queen, 2016

A teacher's example project for the artmaking activity

A teacher's example project for the artmaking activity

Encourage your students to share their creations on social media with #AlbrightKnox and #MuseumFromHome!

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