Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art

The Lizzadro Museum displays gemstone treasures, antiques to modern, with a blending of earth science exhibits. The permanent collection includes mosaics, dioramas, jade carvings, cameos, organic gems, gemstones, rocks, minerals, and fossils. Visitors should not miss the beautiful Castle Lizzadro, which combines the arts of goldsmithing and lapidary to create an impressive 18 karat gold castle that sparkles in the light.

contact info

Hrs: Tue.-Sat. 10AM-5PM, Sun. 1-5PM.

Schools

Student tours begins in the Museum’s lower level exhibit hall “The Rock & Mineral Experience” with an introduction by a tour guide. The students will watch a 15-minute video introducing them to the various exhibits in the Museum. The students then split into groups of 2-3 to complete a scavenger hunt on both levels of the museum.

supports classroom learning in:
Art, Science.

topics covered:
Earth Science, Decorative Arts, Geology.

contact info
Phone: 630-833-1616
Email: educator@lizzadromuseum.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: 10 min., 90 max. Program Type: Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 90 minutes-2 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies. Registration: Phone. Food Options: Bring your own, Picnic area available. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No. Accessible To: PD, VI, HI, LD, ASD

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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Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art

The Lizzadro Museum displays gemstone treasures, antiques to modern, with a blending of earth science exhibits. The permanent collection includes mosaics, dioramas, jade carvings, cameos, organic gems, gemstones, rocks, minerals, and fossils. Visitors should not miss the beautiful Castle Lizzadro, which combines the arts of goldsmithing and lapidary to create an impressive 18 karat gold castle that sparkles in the light.

contact info

Hrs: Tue.-Sat. 10AM-5PM, Sun. 1-5PM.

Scouts

A trip to the Lizzadro Museum offers boy scouts the opportunity to earn the Geology Badge and girl scouts to earn the Jewelry Making badge. The Rock and Mineral Identification class introduces scouts to the content and teaches them mineral identification techniques. In Jewelry-Making class, scouts will make two pieces each using stones and jeweler tools. Scouts can also take part in a museum-wide scavenger hunt.

supports scout badges in:
Geology, Jewelry Making.

topics covered:
Geology, Jewelry Making.

contact info
Phone: 630-833-1616
Email: educator@lizzadromuseum.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: 10 min., 90 max. Program Type: Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 90 minutes-2 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies. Registration: Phone. Food Options: Bring your own, Picnic area available. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No. Accessible To: PD, VI, HI, LD, ASD

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>>

Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art

The Lizzadro Museum displays gemstone treasures, antiques to modern, with a blending of earth science exhibits. The permanent collection includes mosaics, dioramas, jade carvings, cameos, organic gems, gemstones, rocks, minerals, and fossils. Visitors should not miss the beautiful Castle Lizzadro, which combines the arts of goldsmithing and lapidary to create an impressive 18 karat gold castle that sparkles in the light.

contact info

Hrs: Tue.-Sat. 10AM-5PM, Sun. 1-5PM.

Homeschool

Student tours begins in the Museum’s lower level exhibit hall “The Rock & Mineral Experience” with an introduction by a tour guide. The students will watch a 15-minute video introducing them to the various exhibits in the Museum. The students then split into groups of 2-3 to complete a scavenger hunt on both levels of the museum.

supports classroom learning in:
Art, Science.

topics covered:
Earth Science, Decorative Arts, Geology.

contact info
Phone: 630-833-1616

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: 10 min., 90 max. Program Type: Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 90 minutes-2 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies. Registration: Phone. Food Options: Bring your own, Picnic area available. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No. Accessible To: PD, VI, HI, LD, ASD

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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