Museum of Design Atlanta

The Museum of Design Atlanta has a mission to advance the understanding and appreciation of design as the convergence of creativity and functionality through exhibitions, education, and programming for visitors of all ages. Formed in 1989, MODA is the only museum in the Southeast dedicated exclusively to the study and celebration of all things design. The Museum also holds the distinction of being a Smithsonian Affiliate.

contact info

Hrs: Vary.

School

Sample field trips options include Soft Circuits and Introduction to 3D Design and Printing. Students will use a needle, conductive thread, and fabric to create a soft circuit button exploring everything from stitches to the science behind circuits. The 3D printing workshop provides an introduction to designing in 3 dimensions. Students will learn how a 3D printer works and participate in a 3D modeling demo with MODA instructors using a computer aided design program.

supports classroom learning in:
Art, Technology.

topics covered:
Arts, Contemporary Art, Decorative Arts, Design, Textiles, Electricity, Engineering, STEAM, Technology.

contact info
Name: Blair Banks, Education Coordinator.
Phone: 404-979-6455
Email: bbanks@museumofdesign.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College Group Size: 30 max. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies. Registration: Online. Food Options: Available for purchase, Indoor seating, Food, Snacks, Beverages. 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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Museum of Design Atlanta

The Museum of Design Atlanta has a mission to advance the understanding and appreciation of design as the convergence of creativity and functionality through exhibitions, education, and programming for visitors of all ages. Formed in 1989, MODA is the only museum in the Southeast dedicated exclusively to the study and celebration of all things design. The Museum also holds the distinction of being a Smithsonian Affiliate.

contact info

Hrs: Vary.

Scouts

Using prototyping materials and STEAM technologies, MODA’s girl scout workshops highlight design as an effective problem solving tool, and prepare each scout to become empathetic and innovative problem solvers of the 21st century. Scouts will learn by doing as they join MODA Educators for a badge earning workshop using LEGO WeDo kits to prototype and program their designs!

supports scout badges in:
Art, Technology.

topics covered:
Arts, Contemporary Art, Decorative Arts, Design, Textiles, Electricity, Engineering, STEAM, Technology.

contact info
Name: Blair Banks, Education Coordinator.
Phone: 404-979-6455
Email: bbanks@museumofdesign.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College Group Size: 30 max. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies. Registration: Online. Food Options: Available for purchase, Indoor seating, Food, Snacks, Beverages. 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>>

Museum of Design Atlanta

The Museum of Design Atlanta has a mission to advance the understanding and appreciation of design as the convergence of creativity and functionality through exhibitions, education, and programming for visitors of all ages. Formed in 1989, MODA is the only museum in the Southeast dedicated exclusively to the study and celebration of all things design. The Museum also holds the distinction of being a Smithsonian Affiliate.

contact info

Hrs: Vary.

Homeschool

MODA offers monthly Homeschool Days with fun museum educator-led programming and reduced admission. Families must present verification of homeschool or non-traditional school status when purchasing tickets to receive a special discount. Homeschool visits are geared toward students in grades 3 through 12 and vary in length. Homeschool groups can also check out field trips options like Soft Circuits and Introduction to 3D Design.

supports classroom learning in:
Art, Technology.

topics covered:
Arts, Contemporary Art, Decorative Arts, Design, Textiles, Electricity, Engineering, STEAM, Technology.

contact info
Name: Blair Banks, Education Coordinator.
Phone: 404-979-6455
Email: bbanks@museumofdesign.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College Group Size: 30 max. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies. Registration: Online. Food Options: Available for purchase, Indoor seating, Food, Snacks, Beverages. 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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