Branch Museum of Architecture and Design

Branch Museum of Architecture and Design is a Tudor Revival house, completed in 1919, filled with distinctive features that make it an important historical and cultural landmark. Its permanent exhibit, The House That Pope Built, includes photographs and other media focusing on the house’s inspiration, design, architect, patron, and setting on Richmond’s historic Monument Avenue.

contact info

Hrs: Tues.-Fri. 10AM-5PM, Weekends 1PM-5PM.

School

Groups can explore the power and importance of architecture at the Branch House. Museum tours feature the first and second floors of The Branch Museum, include historical information about the Branch family, architectural elements specific to the Branch House as well as a discussion of the exhibitions currently on view. A specialized tour can offer a more in-depth look at the house.

supports classroom learning in:
Social Studies, Art.

topics covered:
History, Economics, Architecture, European Art, Textiles, Decorative Arts.

contact info
Phone: 804-644-3041
Email: frontdesk@branchmuseum.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 45-90 minutes. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No.

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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Branch Museum of Architecture and Design

Branch Museum of Architecture and Design is a Tudor Revival house, completed in 1919, filled with distinctive features that make it an important historical and cultural landmark. Its permanent exhibit, The House That Pope Built, includes photographs and other media focusing on the house’s inspiration, design, architect, patron, and setting on Richmond’s historic Monument Avenue.

contact info

Hrs: Tues.-Fri. 10AM-5PM, Weekends 1PM-5PM.

Scouts

Groups can explore the power and importance of architecture at the Branch House. Museum tours feature the first and second floors of The Branch Museum, include historical information about the Branch family, architectural elements specific to the Branch House as well as a discussion of the exhibitions currently on view. A specialized tour can offer a more in-depth look at the house.

supports scout badges in:
Social Studies, Art.

topics covered:
History, Economics, Architecture, European Art, Textiles, Decorative Arts.

contact info
Phone: 804-644-3041
Email: frontdesk@branchmuseum.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 45-90 minutes. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No.

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>>

Branch Museum of Architecture and Design

Branch Museum of Architecture and Design is a Tudor Revival house, completed in 1919, filled with distinctive features that make it an important historical and cultural landmark. Its permanent exhibit, The House That Pope Built, includes photographs and other media focusing on the house’s inspiration, design, architect, patron, and setting on Richmond’s historic Monument Avenue.

contact info

Hrs: Tues.-Fri. 10AM-5PM, Weekends 1PM-5PM.

Camp

Groups can explore the power and importance of architecture at the Branch House. Museum tours feature the first and second floors of The Branch Museum, include historical information about the Branch family, architectural elements specific to the Branch House as well as a discussion of the exhibitions currently on view. A specialized tour can offer a more in-depth look at the house.

topics covered:
History, Economics, Architecture, European Art, Textiles, Decorative Arts.

contact info
Phone: 804-644-3041
Email: frontdesk@branchmuseum.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 45-90 minutes. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No.

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>>

Branch Museum of Architecture and Design

Branch Museum of Architecture and Design is a Tudor Revival house, completed in 1919, filled with distinctive features that make it an important historical and cultural landmark. Its permanent exhibit, The House That Pope Built, includes photographs and other media focusing on the house’s inspiration, design, architect, patron, and setting on Richmond’s historic Monument Avenue.

contact info

Hrs: Tues.-Fri. 10AM-5PM, Weekends 1PM-5PM.

Homeschool

Groups can explore the power and importance of architecture at the Branch House. Museum tours feature the first and second floors of The Branch Museum, include historical information about the Branch family, architectural elements specific to the Branch House as well as a discussion of the exhibitions currently on view. A specialized tour can offer a more in-depth look at the house.

supports classroom learning in:
Social Studies, Art.

topics covered:
History, Economics, Architecture, European Art, Textiles, Decorative Arts.

contact info
Phone: 804-644-3041
Email: frontdesk@branchmuseum.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 45-90 minutes. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No.

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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