Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum

The unique collections at the Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum include cartography, arts and crafts, and Southern Art. The Bishop Collection of Antique Maps & Historical Prints features 15 maps from 1606 to the mid-19th century, and later historical prints.

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Hrs: Tues.-Sat. 10AM-4PM, Sun. 1PM-4PM.

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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Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum

The unique collections at the Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum include cartography, arts and crafts, and Southern Art. The Bishop Collection of Antique Maps & Historical Prints features 15 maps from 1606 to the mid-19th century, and later historical prints.

contact info

Hrs: Tues.-Sat. 10AM-4PM, Sun. 1PM-4PM.

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>>

Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum

The unique collections at the Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum include cartography, arts and crafts, and Southern Art. The Bishop Collection of Antique Maps & Historical Prints features 15 maps from 1606 to the mid-19th century, and later historical prints.

contact info

Hrs: Tues.-Sat. 10AM-4PM, Sun. 1PM-4PM.

Children’s Museum Lesson Plan

Children’s museums feature interactive exhibits that are designed to be manipulated by children.

The first children’s museum in the world was the Brooklyn Children’s Museum, founded in 1899. Hundreds of children’s museums have opened in the United States since then. As of 2007, the Association of Children’s Museums estimated that there were approximately 80 children’s museums in development alone.

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Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum

The unique collections at the Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum include cartography, arts and crafts, and Southern Art. The Bishop Collection of Antique Maps & Historical Prints features 15 maps from 1606 to the mid-19th century, and later historical prints.

contact info

Hrs: Tues.-Sat. 10AM-4PM, Sun. 1PM-4PM.

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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