Classroom Resources

Below are NEW resources to help you provide access points for your students. These tools can be used in preparation for a school visit, continued learning after a visit, or as a way to virtually visit the Museum

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PERMANENT COLLECTIONS CURRICULUM GUIDES

Contemporary Art Collection
American Illustration and the Art of Howard Pyle
The Samuel and Mary R. Bancroft Collection of British Pre-Raphaelite Art
John Sloan & “The Eight”

SPECIAL EXHIBITIONS CURRICULUM GUIDES

Poetry in Beauty: The Pre-Raphaelite Art of Marie Spartali Stillman
On view November 7 2015—January 31, 2016

Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art
On view March 5, 2015—May 29, 2016

HYPERLINKED TEXTS

Get in on the fun! Below you will find complex texts that contain hyperlinks to pieces in the Delaware Art Museum’s collection. Download the activity page to create a new hyperlinked text with your class and send it to ejarvis@delart.org to have it displayed here on the site.

Create-Your-Own Hyperlink Text

Douglass, Frederick—Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass an American Slave, Written by Himself
Mark, Jan—The Museum Book: A Guide to Strange and Wonderful Collections
Moss, Lloyd—Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin

VISUAL THINKING STRATEGIES

Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) is an inquiry based approach to helping students engage with new artwork. Check out the tutorial videos below from Visual Understanding in Education or join us at the Museum for a tour to experience it in action.

Using VTS with Kindergarteners
Using VTS with Fifth Graders

Give it a try! Record yourself using Visual Thinking Strategies to engage your students with the Delaware Art Museum’s collection and send it to ejarvis@delart.org for a chance to get your video posted on this site.

ONLINE COLLECTION

Check out eMuseum, the Delaware Art Museum’s online collection and view or save images of the Museum’s collection for use in your classroom. Click on the links below for information and screencast tutorials or start searching the collection.

eMuseum User Guide


Learn how to search the collection.


Learn how to create a personal login so you can save images and create your own collections.


Learn how to save an image link.