Greenville County Museum of Art

This museum is home to the world’s largest public collection of watercolors by iconic American artist Andrew Wyeth. The GCMA also has a collection of paintings and prints by contemporary artist Jasper Johns. Ranging from Federal portraits to contemporary abstractions, the GCMA’s acclaimed Southern Collection invites viewers to survey American art history through works with ties to the South. A field trip to the Greenville County Museum of Art provides an exciting way to enhance your curriculum and expand student learning. Designed to make grade-level connections to curriculum, GCMA tours can be customized to meet the requests of teachers.

Contact Info
Address: 420 College Street, Greenville, SC 29601. Greenville County. Tel: 864-271-7570. Email: info@gcma.org. Website: www.gcma.org. Hrs: Wed.-Sat. 10AM-6PM, Sun. 1PM-5PM.

Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1 hour. Cost: Free.

SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Art, Visual Arts.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Art.

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Museums & Exhibits Lesson Plan

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