The Atlanta International Museum of Art and Design in downtown Atlanta
offers a variety of educational programming and resources. The following
activities are available or in the development process.
Elementary school students will be able to have special performances and
workshops come to their schools that explore various areas of art, culture
Middle school and high school students may visit our exhibits, have special
workshops on site, and have performances and workshops come to their sites.
outreach programs, which visit the schools, may be scheduled through Young
Audiences of Atlanta, (404) 589-0644. These include programs on:
van Gogh - Painting
Calder - Sculpture
da Vinci - Painting, Inventions, and Inquiry
Lloyd Wright - Architecture
The Museum conducts professional development workshops for preschool,
elementary, and secondary school educators. These workshops are of two
types. Both types include lesson plans, methods and materials to match
Competency Goals or Georgia QCC's:
Present participants with teaching concepts concerning art, culture
Introduce participants to works of art in the Museum's current exhibitions
and explore related interdisciplinary teaching.
This program is currently being developed to incorporate student learning
in art and design with an interactive website and exploration of the internet.
It will include in-service workshops with teachers, and special training
which will be presented by the Smithsonian Institution. We will be seeking
teacher, parental and community involvement in all phases of the design
and execution of The Global Classroom.
For additional information, to schedule a visit
to our exhibits, for teacher information and learning guides, or to express
an interest in The Global Classroom, contact Randy Taylor, Curator
of Education, at (404) 688-2467 ext. 303 or by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
schedule an outreach program for schools, please call Young Audiences
of Atlanta, (404) 589-0644.