Chrysler Museum of Art

The Chrysler Museum is home to art from the Ancient, Medieval and Renaissance, and Modern periods. Despite its small size, it has over 50 galleries - featuring everything from pottery, sculpture, and glass to photography, 18th-20th century paintings, and contemporary art.

contact info

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

School

During their tour, groups can explore ancient cultures, mythology in art, American art and history, and the visual elements of art. A unique interdisciplinary program, the History and Science of Glass, explores works of glass in the collection including the art, history, and technology behind them. Glass studio demonstrations are also available, and can be combined with the tour.

supports classroom learning in:
Art, History.

topics covered:
Art, Ancient Art, European Art, Modern Art, American Art.

contact info
Name: Ruth Sanchez, Tour Coordinator.
Phone: 757-333-6269
Email: rsanchez@chrysler.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1. Registration: Online. Cost: Fee, Free 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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Chrysler Museum of Art

The Chrysler Museum is home to art from the Ancient, Medieval and Renaissance, and Modern periods. Despite its small size, it has over 50 galleries - featuring everything from pottery, sculpture, and glass to photography, 18th-20th century paintings, and contemporary art.

contact info

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

Scouts

During their tour, groups can explore ancient cultures, mythology in art, American art and history, and the visual elements of art. A unique interdisciplinary program, the History and Science of Glass, explores works of glass in the collection including the art, history, and technology behind them. Glass studio demonstrations are also available, and can be combined with the tour.

supports scout badges in:
Art, History.

topics covered:
Art, Ancient Art, European Art, Modern Art, American Art.

contact info
Name: Ruth Sanchez, Tour Coordinator.
Phone: 757-333-6269
Email: rsanchez@chrysler.org

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>>

Chrysler Museum of Art

The Chrysler Museum is home to art from the Ancient, Medieval and Renaissance, and Modern periods. Despite its small size, it has over 50 galleries - featuring everything from pottery, sculpture, and glass to photography, 18th-20th century paintings, and contemporary art.

contact info

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

Camp

During their tour, groups can explore ancient cultures, mythology in art, American art and history, and the visual elements of art. A unique interdisciplinary program, the History and Science of Glass, explores works of glass in the collection including the art, history, and technology behind them. Glass studio demonstrations are also available, and can be combined with the tour.

topics covered:
Art, Ancient Art, European Art, Modern Art, American Art.

contact info
Name: Ruth Sanchez, Tour Coordinator.
Phone: 757-333-6269
Email: rsanchez@chrysler.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1. Registration: Online. Cost: Fee, Free 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>>

Chrysler Museum of Art

The Chrysler Museum is home to art from the Ancient, Medieval and Renaissance, and Modern periods. Despite its small size, it has over 50 galleries - featuring everything from pottery, sculpture, and glass to photography, 18th-20th century paintings, and contemporary art.

contact info

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

Homeschool

During their tour, groups can explore ancient cultures, mythology in art, American art and history, and the visual elements of art. A unique interdisciplinary program, the History and Science of Glass, explores works of glass in the collection including the art, history, and technology behind them. Glass studio demonstrations are also available, and can be combined with the tour.

supports classroom learning in:
Art, History.

topics covered:
Art, Ancient Art, European Art, Modern Art, American Art.

contact info
Name: Ruth Sanchez, Tour Coordinator.
Phone: 757-333-6269
Email: rsanchez@chrysler.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1. Registration: Online. Cost: Fee, Free 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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