ArtWrite (Grades 1–12)

Participants investigate works of art on view as a platform for critical and creative thinking. Students explore the Museum’s exhibitions as inspiration for an array of writing and drawing activities in the galleries. This program can include a post-writing activity in the classroom.

Program fee: $4 per student for up to 110 students

Goals:

  • To enhance classroom learning in the ways that support Common Core State Standards.
  • To design a unique opportunity for students to make meaningful connections between art, new ideas, and their everyday lives.
  • To help students develop observation skills through artist-driven and inquiry based discussion.
  • To help students develop writing skills, through poetry, personal narrative, and written reflection by using contemporary art as inspiration.
  • To provide classroom teachers’ interdisciplinary teaching materials and resources.

For more information about Teacher and Student Programs, please contact Noah Steinman, nsteinman@aldrichart.org or 203.438.4519 extension 127.