Art Museum of West Virginia University

The Art Museum of West Virginia University allows groups to experience the ways in which art can transform and inspire. Collections at the museum include artwork on paper, sculpture, paintings, prints, and more. Groups will enjoy learning about visual art through tours, educational programs, performances, and lectures. Educational programs focus on the art in the museum’s collection, encouraging groups to think critically about the pieces on display. Group maximum is 50 students. For groups of more than 50, separate tour times are available. Field trips must be scheduled at least two weeks in advance.
 
Contact Info
Address: 2 Fine Arts Drive, Morgantown, WV 26506. Monongalia County. Tel: 304-293-5267. Website: artmuseum.wvu.edu. Hrs: Vary.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: K-College. Activity Type: Day Trips, Performances, 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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