Yale University Art Gallery

The Yale Art Gallery offers wonderful and dynamic exhibits ranging from the swingin’ jazz photography of twentieth century New Orleans, to the elaborate and ornate exhibit of Japanese screens. Trained Yale student docents and educators will lead students on guided, themed tours. Group leaders can choose from themes such as The Art of Looking, and Place and Time. Each tour will explore up to three collections based on their theme, and have the option to access the Nolen Center Library. College classes also have the option to hold a session at the gallery.
 
Field Trip Highlights:
Let Us March On: Lee Friedlander and the Prayer Pilgrimage for Freedom. Jan. 13, 2017–July 9, 2017. Grade Level: All grades.
Understand the African-American Civil Rights Movement through photos taken at key events and portraits of important figures.
 
Modern Art from the Middle East. Feb. 24, 2017-July 16, 2017. Grade Level: All grades.
Explore 20th century art of countries in the Middle East such as Lebanon, Iraq, Syria, and Egypt.
 
Address: 1111 Chapel St., New Haven, CT 06520. New Haven County.  Tel: 203-432-0600. Email: yuag.education@yale.edu. Website: artgallery.yale.edu. Hrs: Vary. 
 
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-2 hrs. Cost: Free.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Art, Visual Arts.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Art. 

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

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