Ackland Art Museum

Located on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Ackland Art Museum features a collection of art that spans over 4,000 years of achievement. The museum’s collection includes art from the West, Asia, Africa, and the ancient Mediterranean. Painting, pottery and sculpture, and even some contemporary artwork are featured at the museum. Ackland Art Museum’s largest collection, the print collection, features Renaissance, post-impressionist, and early modern prints by artists such as Dürer, Picasso, and Matisse. Students, scouts, homeschoolers, and campers can take a tour of the Ackland Art Museum and closely explore the arts of Asia and Asian religions, classical artwork, and the development of early modern art.

contact info

Hrs: Vary, see website.

School

Students will learn how to study the stories in art, and how to look critically at art during guided field trip tours at Ackland Art Museum. Choose from Collection-Based Tours, Grade Level and Thematic-Based Tours, and Exhibition Tours. On Collection-Based Tours, students will explore the history and traditions of different cultures through sculptures, paintings, and more. Grade Level and Thematic-Based Tours incorporate writing activities and help students strengthen their analytical and critical thinking skills. Exhibition Tours focus on exhibits currently on view at the museum. Field trips align with Common Core and North Carolina Essential Standards.

supports classroom learning in:
Art.

topics covered:
History, ancient civilizations, culture, nature, social studies, language arts, visual art, critical thinking.

contact info
Name: Education Department
Phone: 919-962-3342
Email: acklandlearn@unc.edu

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: Varies. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1.5 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 15:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 15:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 15:1. Registration: Online, Phone, Email. Cost: Free Accessible To: PD.

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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Ackland Art Museum

Located on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Ackland Art Museum features a collection of art that spans over 4,000 years of achievement. The museum’s collection includes art from the West, Asia, Africa, and the ancient Mediterranean. Painting, pottery and sculpture, and even some contemporary artwork are featured at the museum. Ackland Art Museum’s largest collection, the print collection, features Renaissance, post-impressionist, and early modern prints by artists such as Dürer, Picasso, and Matisse. Students, scouts, homeschoolers, and campers can take a tour of the Ackland Art Museum and closely explore the arts of Asia and Asian religions, classical artwork, and the development of early modern art.

contact info

Hrs: Vary, see website.

Scouts

Scout groups can work on Art badges on visits to the Ackland Art Museum. Tours of the museum’s collections allow scouts to explore changes in society, the natural world, and different cultures through sculptures, paintings, and more. Request an Exhibition Tour to focus on art currently on view. Museum tours can be customized to meet scout badge requirements. Tours are available from August-June.

supports scout badges in:
Art.

topics covered:
History, ancient civilizations, culture, nature, social studies, language arts, visual art, critical thinking.

contact info
Name: Education Department
Phone: 919-962-3342
Email: acklandlearn@unc.edu

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: Varies. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1.5 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 15:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 15:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 15:1. Registration: Online, Phone, Email. Cost: Free Accessible To: PD.

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>>

Ackland Art Museum

Located on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Ackland Art Museum features a collection of art that spans over 4,000 years of achievement. The museum’s collection includes art from the West, Asia, Africa, and the ancient Mediterranean. Painting, pottery and sculpture, and even some contemporary artwork are featured at the museum. Ackland Art Museum’s largest collection, the print collection, features Renaissance, post-impressionist, and early modern prints by artists such as Dürer, Picasso, and Matisse. Students, scouts, homeschoolers, and campers can take a tour of the Ackland Art Museum and closely explore the arts of Asia and Asian religions, classical artwork, and the development of early modern art.

contact info

Hrs: Vary, see website.

Camp

Summer camp groups will enjoy guided tours of the Ackland Art Museum. On Collection-Based Tours, campers will explore changes in society, the natural world, and different cultures through sculptures, paintings, and other art forms. Exhibition Tours focus on works of art currently on view at the museum. Tours are available from August through June.

contact info
Name: Education Department
Phone: 919-962-3342
Email: acklandlearn@unc.edu

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: Varies. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1.5 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 15:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 15:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 15:1. Registration: Online, Phone, Email. Cost: Free Accessible To: PD.

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>>

Ackland Art Museum

Located on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Ackland Art Museum features a collection of art that spans over 4,000 years of achievement. The museum’s collection includes art from the West, Asia, Africa, and the ancient Mediterranean. Painting, pottery and sculpture, and even some contemporary artwork are featured at the museum. Ackland Art Museum’s largest collection, the print collection, features Renaissance, post-impressionist, and early modern prints by artists such as Dürer, Picasso, and Matisse. Students, scouts, homeschoolers, and campers can take a tour of the Ackland Art Museum and closely explore the arts of Asia and Asian religions, classical artwork, and the development of early modern art.

contact info

Hrs: Vary, see website.

Homeschool

Homeschoolers will learn how to study the stories in art, and how to look critically at works of art on field trips to the Ackland Art Museum. Choose from Collection-Based Tours, Grade Level and Thematic-Based Tours, and Exhibition Tours. On Collection-Based Tours, homeschoolers will delve into the history and traditions of different cultures through sculptures, paintings, and more. Grade Level and Thematic-Based Tours incorporate writing exercises and assist homeschoolers in strengthening their analytical and critical thinking skills. Exhibition Tours focus on works currently on view at the museum. Field trips can be customized to meet your homeschool art or history curriculum goals.

topics covered:
History, ancient civilizations, culture, nature, social studies, language arts, visual art, critical thinking.

contact info
Name: Education Department
Phone: 919-962-3342
Email: acklandlearn@unc.edu

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: Varies. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1.5 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 15:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 15:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 15:1. Registration: Online, Phone, Email. Cost: Free Accessible To: PD.

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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