Tyler Museum of Art Newsletter: June 2022


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Exhibitions


Tales of the Unknown: A Retrospective of Linda Blackburn’s Work

Tales of the Unknown: A Retrospective of Linda Blackburn’s Work celebrates the art and the life of the abstract artist Linda Blackburn. She was born in 1941 and she passed away in 2022. She created paintings, drawings, and ceramics of western films, cowboy imagery, and motifs from famous movies.

The exhibition will open on June 11th, 2022 and it will close on September 11th, 2022.

For information on the artwork, click here!


Student and Teacher: Works by Charles Criner and Dr. John Biggers

The Student and Techer: Works by Charles Criner and Dr. John Biggers exhibition examines the works made by the teacher Dr. John Biggers. His work will be paired with the artworks of his student, Charles Criner. The exhibition allows the viewers to see how the teacher’s style influenced the student’s work.

The exhibition is currently open and it will close on August 14th, 2022.

For information about the artwork, click here!

For information about the exhibition, 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 June, the packets will contain summer season art activities. The packets will be available for pick-up at the museum on June 11th, 2022.

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



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


Lesson Plan: Elements and Principles of Design: Art Activity

This lesson plan contains the Texas TEKS for Elementary, Middle, and High School art teachers. Students complete an art activity where they will identify the elements and principles of design in selected artworks from the Tyler Museum of Art’s Permanent Collection.

To access the lesson plan, click here!

For information on the artwork, click here!



Spring 2022: UT Tyler Exhibition Practicum Lesson Plans

This collection is a series of 14 lesson plans made by the Spring 2022 Exhibition Practicum students from the University of Texas at Tyler. Each student selected a folk art from the Tyler Museum of Art’s Boeckman Folk Art Collection to research and create a lesson plan for teachers that is focused on their chosen artwork.

To access the lesson plans, click here!

For information on the artwork, 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: July 1st, 2022.

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