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: Saulo Moreno’s “Rooster”

(Saulo Moreno, Rooster, ca. 1990, wire armature with papier-mâche and acrylic paint, 16.5 inches X 7.5 inches, Tyler Museum of Art, Tyler, Texas) This lesson plan contains the Texas TEKS for Elementary, Middle, and High School art teachers. The lesson discusses the use of warm and cool colors to create a composition with warm andContinue reading “Lesson Plan: Saulo Moreno’s “Rooster””

Lesson Plan: Enrique Linares’ “Skull”

(Enrique Linares, Skull, ca. 1993, papier-mâché, 9.1 inches X 7.6 inches X 10.5 inches, Tyler Museum of Art) This lesson plan contains the Texas TEKS for Elementary, Middle, and High School art teachers. The lesson discusses the use of papier-mâché, color, and pattern to create a cartoneria. If you use or reference this lesson plan,Continue reading “Lesson Plan: Enrique Linares’ “Skull””

Lesson Plan: Javier de Jesús Hernández’s “Ginger Jar/Tibor”

(Javier de Jesús Hernández, Ginger Jar/ Tibor, 1992, glazed earthenware, 23.5 inches X 13.25 inches, Tyler Museum of Art, Tyler, Texas.) This lesson plan contains the Texas TEKS for Elementary, Middle, and High School art teachers. Additionally, it provides art vocabulary, fine art projects, and art history assignments. This lesson is centered on the culturalContinue reading “Lesson Plan: Javier de Jesús Hernández’s “Ginger Jar/Tibor””

Day of the Dead Artwork Now on Display

Did you know the TMA has more than 650 pieces of Mexican folk art in its collection? A lot of this amazing artwork celebrates the Day of the Dead coming up at the end of this month, and you can see some of these rare and unusual works of art in our lobby case rightContinue reading “Day of the Dead Artwork Now on Display”

TMA’s Permanent Collection is now online!

The Tyler Museum of Art has over 1600 works in its permanent collection, and images of nearly all of them are available online. The collection not only contains work by influential East Texas artists like David Bates, William Montgomery, and James Surls, but also includes pieces by renown artists like Norman Rockwell, Winslow Homer, andContinue reading “TMA’s Permanent Collection is now online!”