Tyler Museum of Art Newsletter: April 2022


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Exhibitions


https://tylermuseum.org/16thannualhsartexhibition/

18th Annual High School Art Exhibition

The High School Exhibition presents 86 artworks from East Texas high school art students. The goal is to celebrate art education in the East Texas community. The exhibition is generously sponsored by Betsy Ellis through the Ellis Family Foundation.

When you visit the museum, you can vote for your favorite artwork. The votes will be counted throughout the span of the show, and the winner will be awarded Viewer’s Choice. The exhibition is currently open and will close on May 22nd, 2022.

For information on the exhibit, click here!


Building a Legacy III:

Selections from the Permanent Collection

The Building a Legacy III Exhibition celebrates the Tyler Museum of Art’s 50th anniversary. It showcases various art mediums and styles that reside in our permanent collection.  

The exhibition is currently open and it will close on May 1st, 2022.

For information about the artwork, click here!

For information about the exhibit, click here!



Educational Activities and Events


Family Day To Go Packets

Each second Saturday of the month, the TMA creates a free take-home-packet for students ranged from kindergarten to 12th grade. It includes themed art activities, art supplies, and a snack. All of the activities are compliant with the TEKS.

For April, the packets will contain Spring Season art activities. The packets will be available for pick-up at the museum on April 9th, 2022. Additionally, the museum is collaborating with Kendra Scott on April 9th between 10:00am – 2:00pm. The museum will have April Family Day Packets and an Art Activity Pop-Up at the Tyler Kendra Scott store, which is located in the Cumberland Park Shopping Center.

For more information on the Family Day To Go packets, click here!



TMA Lesson Plans for Elementary, Middle School, and High School


Lesson Plan:

Otis Jones’ Blue with Four White Squares

This lesson plan contains the Texas TEKS for Elementary, Middle, and High School art teachers. Students will learn about Otis Jones’ style of Minimalism. Then, the students will create a Minimalist artwork that focuses on symmetry, balance, movement, and rhythm.

To access the lesson plan, click here!

For information on the artwork, click here!


Lesson Plan:

Bill Montgomery’s Living Room

This lesson plan defines each of the principles and elements of design. Students will learn about the Surrealism of Bill Montgomery’s Living Room. Afterwards, the students will make a Surrealist composition using color pastels.

To access the lesson plan, click here!

For information on the artwork, click here!


18th Annual High School Art Exhibition:

Elements and Principles of Design

This lesson plan defines each of the principles and elements of design. Additionally, the lesson examines selected artwork from the 18th Annual High School Art Exhibition to discuss how each piece conveys the elements and principles of design. The lesson was written by Hannah Cammack, a high school intern at the Tyler Museum of Art. The lesson was edited by Rachel Anthony, the Tyler Museum of Art Education Manager.

To access the lesson plan, click here!


Elements and Principles of Design

This lesson plan defines each of the principles and elements of design. Art examples of each element and principle are included with the vocabulary words. The artworks used in the lesson are from the Tyler Museum of Art’s permanent collection.

To access the lesson plan, click here!

For information on the artwork, click here!



Schedule a School Tour with the Tyler Museum of Art


Planning a School Tour

If you are interested in scheduling a tour for your students at the museum, please contact ranthony@tylermuseum.org and provide the following information:

  • The grade level of the visiting students;
  • The number of students who will attend;
  • And, three days in your class schedule that are available for the tour.

For more information, click here!



Tyler Museum of Art Connection


For more information about the Tyler Museum of Art’s events, activities, and educational tours:

Email: ranthony@tylermuseum.org

Call: 903 – 595 – 1001


The next TMA Newsletter will be sent to teachers on: May 2nd, 2022.

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