University of Richmond Museums

Comprised of the Joel and Lila Harnett Museum of Art, the Lora Robins Gallery of Design from Nature, and the Joel and Lila Harnett Print Study Center, the University of Richmond Museums features art by university students and renowned artists. Groups will see art of a variety of mediums at the university’s museums, including sculpture, photography, ceramics, print, watercolor, and more. University of Richmond Museums has displayed art from artists such as Garry Winogrand, J.J. Lankes, Stephen Addiss, Dorothea Lange, and many others. Educational programs involve interactive activities such as in-gallery art projects, and focus on thinking critically about the art observed during the visit.
 
Contact Info 
Address: 28 Westhampton Way, University of Richmond, VA 23173. City of Richmond. Tel: 804-289-8237. Email: mwright3@richmond.edu. Website: www.museums.richmond.edu. Hrs: Vary.  
 
Trip Info 
Grade Level: K-College. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Cost: Free.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Art
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Art. 

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Museums & Exhibits Lesson Plan

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