Loyola University Museum of Art

The Loyola University Museum of Art (LUMA) was founded in 2005 on the Water Tower Campus of Loyola University Chicago. LUMA is located on the Magnificent Mile in Lewis Towers, a historic 1926 Gothic Revival building. The museum, with 25,000 square feet contains eight main exhibition galleries, with collections of medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque art in the Midwest. Changing exhibitions highlight world faiths and other forms of spirituality. The first floor lobby includes the Windows of Faith, representing the five major faiths of Hinduism, Judaism, Buddhism, Christianity, and Islam.

contact info

Hrs: Tue. 11AM-8PM, Wed.-Sat. 11AM-6PM.

School

The Loyola University Museum of Art seeks to provide memorable experiences that lead to discovery, awareness, and curiosity. They hope to encourage life-long learning and believe that through their programs, learning to see and seeing to learn will make for a fuller, richer life. Thematic guided tours can be booked for student groups of all ages with topics including biblical and naturalist themes. Lesson plans can be accessed on the website.

supports classroom learning in:
Art, Science.

topics covered:
Nature, Animals, Baroque Art, Medieval Art, Renaissance Art, Biblical Art.

contact info
Phone: 312-915-7635
Email: lumaeducation@luc.edu

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: Varies. Program Type: Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1 hour. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies. Registration: Phone, Email. Food Options: Bring your own, Picnic area available. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No. Accessible To: Bring your own, Picnic area available.

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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Loyola University Museum of Art

The Loyola University Museum of Art (LUMA) was founded in 2005 on the Water Tower Campus of Loyola University Chicago. LUMA is located on the Magnificent Mile in Lewis Towers, a historic 1926 Gothic Revival building. The museum, with 25,000 square feet contains eight main exhibition galleries, with collections of medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque art in the Midwest. Changing exhibitions highlight world faiths and other forms of spirituality. The first floor lobby includes the Windows of Faith, representing the five major faiths of Hinduism, Judaism, Buddhism, Christianity, and Islam.

contact info

Hrs: Tue. 11AM-8PM, Wed.-Sat. 11AM-6PM.

Homeschool

The Loyola University Museum of Art seeks to provide memorable experiences that lead to discovery, awareness, and curiosity. They hope to encourage life-long learning and believe that through their programs, learning to see and seeing to learn will make for a fuller, richer life. Thematic guided tours can be booked for student groups of all ages with topics including biblical and naturalist themes. Lesson plans can be accessed on the website.

supports classroom learning in:
Art, Science.

topics covered:
Nature, Animals, Baroque Art, Medieval Art, Renaissance Art, Biblical Art.

contact info
Phone: 312-915-7635
Email: lumaeducation@luc.edu

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: Varies. Program Type: Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1 hour. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies. Registration: Phone, Email. 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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