TMA Education Blog: Archive

The Education Blog contains a variety of educational resources, lesson plans, and informational posts about art events. The following archive system will help you find specific posts. Dates by Month Click on each date to see the posts made in each month: Categories Click on the categories to see specific posts: Tag List Click onContinue reading “TMA Education Blog: Archive”

Lesson Plan: Irene Aguilar’s “Angel, Playing Horn”

This lesson plan contains the Texas TEKS for Elementary, Middle, and High School art teachers. The lesson teaches the importance of Folk Art in Mexico and allows the students to connect with their personal holidays and traditions by creating their own Folk Art. If you use or reference this lesson plan, please leave a commentContinue reading “Lesson Plan: Irene Aguilar’s “Angel, Playing Horn””

Tyler Museum of Art Newsletter: January 2022

If you read or download this newsletter, please leave a comment with your feedback. The newsletter can be downloaded in the link below. Exhibitions Norman Rockwell: Drawings, Paintings, and Prints The exhibition will present a collection of the American painter, illustrator, and storyteller Norman Rockwell’s drawings, paintings, and prints. A portion of the artworks areContinue reading “Tyler Museum of Art Newsletter: January 2022”

Lesson Plan: Norman Rockwell’s “Two O’clock Feeding” (Father Feeding Infant)

This lesson plan contains the Texas TEKS for Elementary, Middle, and High School art teachers. The lesson discusses copyright, Norman Rockwell’s commissioned artwork, and provides a Project Based Learning (PBL) activity. Students will be grouped together and will create a collaborative mini-mural. If you use or reference this lesson plan, please leave a comment withContinue reading “Lesson Plan: Norman Rockwell’s “Two O’clock Feeding” (Father Feeding Infant)”

Tyler Museum of Art Newsletter: December 2021

If you read or download this newsletter, please leave a comment with your feedback. The newsletter can be downloaded in the link below. Exhibitions Norman Rockwell: Drawings, Paintings, and Prints The exhibition will present a collection of the American painter, illustrator, and storyteller Norman Rockwell’s drawings, paintings, and prints. A portion of the artworks areContinue reading “Tyler Museum of Art Newsletter: December 2021”

Lesson Plan: The Black Dress Part 2

This lesson plan was researched and written by Adrienne Stine, a Fall 2021 University of Texas at Tyler Intern at the Tyler Museum of Art. The lesson plan was edited by Rachel Anthony, the Tyler Museum of Art Education Manager. The lesson plan discusses the formal elements and principles of design exhibited in The BlackContinue reading “Lesson Plan: The Black Dress Part 2”

Lesson Plan: The Black Dress Part 1

This lesson plan was researched and written by Mandy Prasatik, a Fall 2021 University of Texas at Tyler Intern at the Tyler Museum of Art. The lesson plan was edited by Rachel Anthony, the Tyler Museum of Art Education Manager. This lesson plan discusses the art history surrounding two dresses exhibited in The Black Dress:Continue reading “Lesson Plan: The Black Dress Part 1”

2021 Middle School: Día de los Muertos Exhibition

Every year, the Tyler Museum of Art holds a student exhibition for middle school students in the East Texas area. The goal of the exhibition is for middle school students to learn about the cultural festivities of Día de los Muertos. Then, the students create artworks that exhibits the cultural iconography of the holiday. WhenContinue reading “2021 Middle School: Día de los Muertos Exhibition”

Tyler Museum of Art Newsletter: November 2021

If you read or download this newsletter, please leave a comment with your feedback. The newsletter can be downloaded in the link below. Exhibitions Coreen Spellman Exhibition: Works on Paper The Coreen Spellman exhibition will present Coreen Spellman’s works on paper that display abstract landscapes and unique uses of shape, line, and monochromatic tones. TheContinue reading “Tyler Museum of Art Newsletter: November 2021”

Lesson Plan: Día de los Muertos

Alfonso Castillo, Vanity/ La Catrina, 1993, terra-cotta, wire, and acrylic paint, 23 inches X 7.5 inches X 13.25 inches, Tyler Museum of Art, Tyler, Texas, https://tylermuseum.pastperfectonline.com/webobject/EA8E2CD1-B81B-4707-AFAE-812729932456. Researched by Adrienne Stine and Rachel Anthony, Author: Rachel Anthony. Tyler Museum of Art, 2021. This lesson plan contains the Texas TEKS for Elementary, Middle, and High School artContinue reading “Lesson Plan: Día de los Muertos”