New Art Museum director: Top priority is education (Cincinnati Enquirer, September 12, 2014)
The List: Around Cincinnati (Conversations around American Gothic takes the #3 spot) (The List TV, September 2, 2014)
13 don't-miss events at FotoFocus (Cincinnati Enquirer, September 2, 2014)
Fall Arts Guide: September's picks (Cincinnati Enquirer, September 2, 2014)
How Art Museum landed rare visit of 'American Gothic' (Cincinnati Enquirer, August 23, 2014)
The List: Your Fall 2014 Arts Guide (including CAM's Beyond Pop Art: A Tom Wesselmann Retrospective) (Harper's Bazaar, August 21, 2014)
LookSeeDo brings the Cincinnati Art Museum to your classroom! Teachers can choose from a selection of workshops based on their students’ curricular needs. Each of the programs includes art looking and art making experiences. Programs are designed to be flexible and fun for grades pre-K—6 and use the Cincinnati Art Museum’s collection as a point of departure for exploring various subjects, connecting art with other curricular areas.
A limited number of scholarships are available for Head Start programs interested in booking a LookSeeDo program. Contact (513) 639.2974 for more information.
Grades: pre-k – Kindergarten
Students will discuss life on a farm as they look closely at Marc Chagall’s Red Rooster and listen to Eric Carle’s classic children’s book Rooster’s Off to See the World. A hands-on project will allow students to create their own feathery friends.
To learn more about the Through a Child’s Eyes early childhood curriculum, visit http://www.art-throughachildseye.org/.
Get your passports ready! Looking closely at works of art from the Cincinnati Art Museum’s collection, students will compare and contrast cultural celebrations across the globe. Students will demonstrate their understanding of Native American symbolism as they create their own pendant necklaces.
Shapes, lines, and angles, oh my! Students will discover how artists incorporate geometry into their compositions as they examine works from the Cincinnati Art Museum’s collection. After discussing how math is used in art, students will create their own MATHterpieces.
THE NATURAL WORLD
The natural world has long been a source of inspiration for artists. As they look at examples of landscapes from the Cincinnati Art Museum’s collection, students will discuss weather, seasons, and artistic styles. Students will create their own collaged landscapes inspired by their discussion.
TONS OF TRADITIONS
Through careful examination of works of art from the Cincinnati Art Museum’s collection, students will discuss the traditions of cultures around the world. Inspired by African traditions, students will connect their new understandings as they create their own masks.
For questions regarding program content or scheduling, please call the Tour Coordinator at (513) 639.2975