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”

Color Theory: History and Art

Source for image: https://color.adobe.com/create/color-wheel The Color Theory: History and Art lesson provides Kindergarten, Middle School, and High School Teachers TEKS, student objectives, questions, art history, and studio art activities. The goal of this lesson is for students to learn about color theory, and create their own color wheel and still life. If you use orContinue reading “Color Theory: History and Art”

Tyler Museum of Art Newsletter: October 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: October 2021”

Lesson Plan: Coreen Spellman, ‘Spellman’s Lithographs’

Figure 1: Coreen Spellman, Weighing Station #2, Krum, Texas, 1947, Lithograph, 12 inches X 9.75 inches, Tyler Museum of Art, Tyler Texas. Figure 2: Coreen Spellman, El Campo Santo, San Jose, New Mexico, 1955, Lithograph, 8.75 inches X 12.374 inches, Tyler Museum of Art, Tyler Texas. Figure 3: Coreen Spellman, Harlequin, ca. 1947, Lithograph, 12Continue reading “Lesson Plan: Coreen Spellman, ‘Spellman’s Lithographs’”

Elements and Principles of Design

(Title Image Credit: elementaryartresources.com) The Tyler Museum of Art contains artwork that exemplifies the elements and principles of design. This lesson discusses how selected artworks from the permanent collection exhibit each elements and principle of design. If you use or reference this lesson plan, please leave a comment with your feedback. The lesson plan canContinue reading “Elements and Principles of Design”

Tyler Museum of Art Newsletter: September 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: September 2021”

Lesson Plan: Otis Lumpkin’s “The Yellow Fireplug”

(Otis Lumpkin, The Yellow Fireplug, 1963, oil on canvas, 20 inches X 24 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 figures and architecture to create a specific mood. If you use or reference this lessonContinue reading “Lesson Plan: Otis Lumpkin’s “The Yellow Fireplug””

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: Charles Umlauf’s “Angel of the Annunciation”

(Charles Umlauf, Angel of the Annunciation, 1958, bronze and marble, 39 inches X 13.5 inches X 5.75 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 properties of a ‘sculpture in the round’. If you use or referenceContinue reading “Lesson Plan: Charles Umlauf’s “Angel of the Annunciation””

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””