Peoria Riverfront Museum

Peoria Riverfront Museum is a one-of-a-kind collaboration where visitors can explore and learn about the world - from their own backyards to far-off galaxies. The museum focuses on interdisciplinary learning - a fusion of art, history, science and achievement designed to develop knowledge, critical thinking skills and a lifelong passion for learning. Permanent exhibits include the Sculpture Garden, Midwest Folk Art, and Natural Sciences.

contact info

Hrs: Tue.-Sat. 10AM-5PM, Sun. 12-5PM.

Schools

Peoria Riverfront Museum’s mission is to inspire lifelong learning for all - connecting art, history, science, and achievement through collections, exhibitions, and programs. A vital part of their programming is devoted to providing educators with the resources they need to provide a high-quality, immersive, hands-on experience for students. Choose from a Giant Screen Theater or Planetarium show, workshops, and self-guided gallery tours.

supports classroom learning in:
Art, Science.

topics covered:
Fine Art, Folk Art, Sculpture, Natural Science, STEAM.

contact info
Name: Holly Johnson
Phone: 309-683-3013
Email: hjohnson@peoriariverfrontmuseum.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: 15 min. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2.5-3 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 5:1Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 5:1Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 5:1 Registration: Phone, Email. Food Options: Bring your own, Available for purchase, 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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Peoria Riverfront Museum

Peoria Riverfront Museum is a one-of-a-kind collaboration where visitors can explore and learn about the world - from their own backyards to far-off galaxies. The museum focuses on interdisciplinary learning - a fusion of art, history, science and achievement designed to develop knowledge, critical thinking skills and a lifelong passion for learning. Permanent exhibits include the Sculpture Garden, Midwest Folk Art, and Natural Sciences.

contact info

Hrs: Tue.-Sat. 10AM-5PM, Sun. 12-5PM.

Scouts

Peoria Riverfront Museum’s mission is to inspire lifelong learning for all - connecting art, history, science, and achievement through collections, exhibitions, and programs. A vital part of their programming is devoted to providing educators with the resources they need to provide a high-quality, immersive, hands-on experience for learners. Scouts can attend a field trip, where leaders will choose from a Giant Screen Theater or Planetarium show, workshops, and self-guided gallery tours. Once a month the Museum also offers badge opportunities for boy and girl scouts.

supports scout badges in:
Art, Science.

topics covered:
Fine Art, Folk Art, Sculpture, Natural Science, STEAM.

contact info
Name: Holly Johnson
Phone: 309-683-3013
Email: hjohnson@peoriariverfrontmuseum.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: 15 min. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2.5-3 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 5:1Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 5:1Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 5:1 Registration: Phone, Email. Food Options: Bring your own, Available for purchase, 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>>

Peoria Riverfront Museum

Peoria Riverfront Museum is a one-of-a-kind collaboration where visitors can explore and learn about the world - from their own backyards to far-off galaxies. The museum focuses on interdisciplinary learning - a fusion of art, history, science and achievement designed to develop knowledge, critical thinking skills and a lifelong passion for learning. Permanent exhibits include the Sculpture Garden, Midwest Folk Art, and Natural Sciences.

contact info

Hrs: Tue.-Sat. 10AM-5PM, Sun. 12-5PM.

Camp

Peoria Riverfront Museum’s mission is to inspire lifelong learning for all - connecting art, history, science, and achievement through collections, exhibitions, and programs. A vital part of their programming is devoted to providing educators with the resources they need to provide a high-quality, immersive, hands-on experience for learners. Camp groups can create a program with such options as Giant Screen Theater or Planetarium show, workshops, and guided and self-guided gallery tours.

topics covered:
Fine Art, Folk Art, Sculpture, Natural Science, STEAM.

contact info
Name: Holly Johnson
Phone: 309-683-3013
Email: hjohnson@peoriariverfrontmuseum.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: 15 min. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2.5-3 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 5:1Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 5:1Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 5:1 Registration: Phone, Email. Food Options: Bring your own, Available for purchase, 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>>

Peoria Riverfront Museum

Peoria Riverfront Museum is a one-of-a-kind collaboration where visitors can explore and learn about the world - from their own backyards to far-off galaxies. The museum focuses on interdisciplinary learning - a fusion of art, history, science and achievement designed to develop knowledge, critical thinking skills and a lifelong passion for learning. Permanent exhibits include the Sculpture Garden, Midwest Folk Art, and Natural Sciences.

contact info

Hrs: Tue.-Sat. 10AM-5PM, Sun. 12-5PM.

Homeschool

Peoria Riverfront Museum’s mission is to inspire lifelong learning for all - connecting art, history, science, and achievement through collections, exhibitions, and programs. A vital part of their programming is devoted to providing educators with the resources they need to provide a high-quality, immersive, hands-on experience for students. Choose from a Giant Screen Theater or Planetarium show, workshops, and self-guided gallery tours.

supports classroom learning in:
Art, Science.

topics covered:
Art, Science.

contact info
Name: Holly Johnson
Phone: 309-683-3013
Email: hjohnson@peoriariverfrontmuseum.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: 15 min. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2.5-3 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 5:1Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 5:1Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 5:1 Registration: Phone, Email. Food Options: Bring your own, Available for purchase, 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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