Currier Museum of Art

Explore, identify, and collaborate at the Currier Museum of Art. Groups can tour modern, contemporary, American, European, and decorative arts exhibits during their visit. A docent will lead them in discussion, where they will be encourage to use effective reasoning and communication skills, as well as collaborate with peers to reach a greater understanding of the works on display. Explore narrative in art, use the scientific method to unpack pieces, and more. Hands-on art classes can include creating work with a variety of mediums, such as chalk, clay, pastels, charcoal, and even creating Picasso-inspired collage. 
 
Contact Info
Address: 150 Ash Street, Manchester, NH 03104. Hillsborough County. Tel: 603-669-6144. Web: www.currier.org. Email: visitor@currier.org. Hrs: Wed.-Mon. 11AM-5PM.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: Pre-K-12th. Activity Type: Guided Activities, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-2 hours. Cost: Fee. 
 
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Art, Language Arts.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Art, Social Studies.  

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Museums & Exhibits Lesson Plan

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