Morris Museum of Art

The Morris Museum of Art is the first museum dedicated to preserving art and artists of the south. Home to a collection of over 5,000 paintings, photographs, sculptures, and more, groups are sure to be amazed as they take part in interdisciplinary programs relating to visual art and beyond.

contact info

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

School

Learn about the story of cotton in the museum, take a boat ride at the Augusta Canal National Heritage Site. Explore the museum and discover math concepts, study African American art, or learn basic art concepts with hands-on props. Art projects to complement programs are also available, such as clay relief sculpture, and mixed media weaving.

supports classroom learning in:
Visual Art, Social Studies.

topics covered:
Art, History, Mathematics, African American, Sculpture, Textiles.

contact info
Phone: 706-828-3867
Email: education@themorris.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: 45 max. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Activities, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Phone, Email.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Phone, Email.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Phone, Email. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No. Accessible To: PD, VI, HI.

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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Morris Museum of Art

The Morris Museum of Art is the first museum dedicated to preserving art and artists of the south. Home to a collection of over 5,000 paintings, photographs, sculptures, and more, groups are sure to be amazed as they take part in interdisciplinary programs relating to visual art and beyond.

contact info

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

Scouts

Learn about the story of cotton in the museum, take a boat ride at the Augusta Canal National Heritage Site. Explore the museum and discover math concepts, study African American art, or learn basic art concepts with hands-on props. Art projects to complement programs are also available, such as clay relief sculpture, and mixed media weaving.

supports scout badges in:
Visual Art, Social Studies.

topics covered:
Art, History, Mathematics, African American, Sculpture, Textiles.

contact info
Phone: 706-828-3867
Email: education@themorris.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: 45 max. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Activities, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2 hours. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No. Accessible To: PD, VI, HI.

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>>

Morris Museum of Art

The Morris Museum of Art is the first museum dedicated to preserving art and artists of the south. Home to a collection of over 5,000 paintings, photographs, sculptures, and more, groups are sure to be amazed as they take part in interdisciplinary programs relating to visual art and beyond.

contact info

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

Camp

Learn about the story of cotton in the museum, take a boat ride at the Augusta Canal National Heritage Site. Explore the museum and discover math concepts, study African American art, or learn basic art concepts with hands-on props. Art projects to complement programs are also available, such as clay relief sculpture, and mixed media weaving.

topics covered:
Art, History, Mathematics, African American, Sculpture, Textiles.

contact info
Phone: 706-828-3867
Email: education@themorris.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: 45 max. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Activities, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2 hours. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No. Accessible To: PD, VI, HI.

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>>

Morris Museum of Art

The Morris Museum of Art is the first museum dedicated to preserving art and artists of the south. Home to a collection of over 5,000 paintings, photographs, sculptures, and more, groups are sure to be amazed as they take part in interdisciplinary programs relating to visual art and beyond.

contact info

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

Homeschool

Learn about the story of cotton in the museum, take a boat ride at the Augusta Canal National Heritage Site. Explore the museum and discover math concepts, study African American art, or learn basic art concepts with hands-on props. Art projects to complement programs are also available, such as clay relief sculpture, and mixed media weaving.

supports classroom learning in:
Visual Art, Social Studies.

topics covered:
Art, History, Mathematics, African American, Sculpture, Textiles.

contact info
Phone: 706-828-3867
Email: education@themorris.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: 45 max. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Activities, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2 hours. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No. Accessible To: PD, VI, HI.

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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