Michael C. Carlos Museum

The Michael C. Carlos Museum at at Emory University collects, preserves, exhibits, and interprets art and artifacts from antiquity to the present. Founded in 1919, the Museum has become one of the most revered institutions in Georgia, serving generations of students, scholars, history buffs, art lovers, and tourists. Its expanded collections include Egyptian, Near Eastern, Classical, ancient American, African, and Asian art, as well as works of art on paper from the Renaissance to the present.

contact info

Hrs: Tuesday - Friday 10AM - 4PM, Saturday 10AM - 5PM, Sunday 12PM - 5PM.

School

Through tours of the museum's permanent collections and special exhibitions, students are introduced to the stories of civilization through the study of museum objects and the cultures that produced them, helping them to develop a more complex understanding of the forces that shaped the world in which they live. School tours are interactive and often incorporate drawing, writing, multimedia materials, touch objects, and storytelling.

supports classroom learning in:
Art, Science.

topics covered:
Ancient Art, African Art, Asian Art, Native Americans, European Art, Animals, Drawing, Multicultural, Storytelling, STEAM.

contact info
Name: Alyson Vuley, Manager of Educational Programs
Phone: 404-727-0519
Email: avuley@emory.edu

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: 10 min., 65 max. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 50 minutes. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1. Registration: Online, Email, Fax. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No. Accessible To: PD.

Art Museum Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

– Vincent Van Gogh created over 2,000 works during his lifetime. However, he was only ever able to sell one of his paintings while he was alive.

– Leonardo Da Vinci was left-handed. He took notes from right-to-left instead of the English language standard left-to-right.

– Pablo Picasso was arrested and questioned regarding the theft of Mona Lisa in 1911. He was released without being charged.

– In late 1961, Henri Matisse’s painting “Le Bateau” was hung upside down at the Museum of Modern Art in New York for 46 days before anyone noticed.

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Michael C. Carlos Museum

The Michael C. Carlos Museum at at Emory University collects, preserves, exhibits, and interprets art and artifacts from antiquity to the present. Founded in 1919, the Museum has become one of the most revered institutions in Georgia, serving generations of students, scholars, history buffs, art lovers, and tourists. Its expanded collections include Egyptian, Near Eastern, Classical, ancient American, African, and Asian art, as well as works of art on paper from the Renaissance to the present.

contact info

Hrs: Tuesday - Friday 10AM - 4PM, Saturday 10AM - 5PM, Sunday 12PM - 5PM.

Homeschool

Through tours of the museum's permanent collections and special exhibitions, students are introduced to the stories of civilization through the study of museum objects and the cultures that produced them, helping them to develop a more complex understanding of the forces that shaped the world in which they live. The Museum offers Homeschool Days and tours to homeschool students. Homeschool groups will explore the Museum's collections and special exhibitions with members of the Museum's Docent Guild.

supports classroom learning in:
Art, Science.

topics covered:
Ancient Art, African Art, Asian Art, Native Americans, European Art, Animals, Drawing, Multicultural, Storytelling, STEAM.

contact info
Name: Alyson Vuley, Manager of Educational Programs.
Phone: 404-727-0519
Email: avuley@emory.edu

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: 10 min., 65 max. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 50 minutes. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1. Registration: Online, Email, Fax. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No.

Art Museum Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

– Vincent Van Gogh created over 2,000 works during his lifetime. However, he was only ever able to sell one of his paintings while he was alive.

– Leonardo Da Vinci was left-handed. He took notes from right-to-left instead of the English language standard left-to-right.

– Pablo Picasso was arrested and questioned regarding the theft of Mona Lisa in 1911. He was released without being charged.

– In late 1961, Henri Matisse’s painting “Le Bateau” was hung upside down at the Museum of Modern Art in New York for 46 days before anyone noticed.

View Lesson Plan>>

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