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”

Tyler Museum of Art Newsletter: December 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 Framing the Narrative: Photographs from the Permanent Collection Framing the Narrative: Photographs from the Permanent Collection exhibits photographs selected from the Tyler Museum of Art’s photography collection. Each artist presented inContinue reading “Tyler Museum of Art Newsletter: December 2022”

2022 Middle School: Día de los Muertos Exhibition

Every year, the Tyler Museum of Art holds a student exhibition for 5th through 8th grade 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 iconographyContinue reading “2022 Middle School: Día de los Muertos Exhibition”

Tyler Museum of Art Newsletter: November 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 Framing the Narrative: Photographs from the Permanent Collection Framing the Narrative: Photographs from the Permanent Collection exhibits photographs selected from the Tyler Museum of Art’s photography collection. Each artist presented inContinue reading “Tyler Museum of Art Newsletter: November 2022”

Lesson Plan: David Bates, “Magnolia and Lemon”

This lesson plan contains the Texas TEKS for Elementary, Middle, and High School art teachers. Students will learn about David Bates’ use of abstraction, Modernism, and still life in his composition Magnolia and Lemon. Afterwards, the students will create Styrofoam prints of a composed still life. Then, the prints will be painted using watercolors. If youContinue reading “Lesson Plan: David Bates, “Magnolia and Lemon””

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”

Tyler Museum of Art Newsletter: October 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 Framing the Narrative: Photographs from the Permanent Collection Framing the Narrative: Photographs from the Permanent Collection exhibits photographs selected from the Tyler Museum of Art’s photography collection. Each artist presented inContinue reading “Tyler Museum of Art Newsletter: October 2022”

Lesson Plan: Valton Tyler, “Freezing Point”

This lesson plan contains the Texas TEKS for Elementary, Middle, and High School art teachers. Students will learn about the unique art style found in Valton Tyler’s etching Freezing Point as well as the shading method of cross hatching. Afterwards, the students will create an ink drawing that mixes architecture with natural imagery. If you useContinue reading “Lesson Plan: Valton Tyler, “Freezing Point””

Tyler Museum of Art Newsletter: September 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 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 LindaContinue reading “Tyler Museum of Art Newsletter: September 2022”

Lesson Plan: Daniel Blagg’s “Mixmaster”

This lesson plan contains the Texas TEKS for Elementary, Middle, and High School art teachers. Students will learn about Daniel Blagg’s presentation of old and forgotten architecture in his painting Mixmaster. Afterwards, the students will create a composition that highlights an old and historic landmark or location found in their town. If you use orContinue reading “Lesson Plan: Daniel Blagg’s “Mixmaster””