Philadelphia Museum of Art

See over 225,000 paintings, sculptures, ceramics, tapestries and more in over 200 galleries, spanning the West since the 1st century A.D., and Asia dating back to the third millennium B.C. Highlights from the collection include British artwork and architecture, portraiture, Japanese art, American landscape painting, Mexican Modernist painting, and more. Museum tours are designed as interactive lessons that encourage groups to examine objects and ideas through a variety of activities, such as discussions, worksheets, and group work. Observation, critical thinking, problem solving, and literacy skills are incorporated in all lessons.
 
Contact Info
Address: 26th Street & Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130. Philadelphia County. Tel: 215-684-7580. Email: educate@philamuseum.org. Website: www.philamuseum.org. Hrs: Vary.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-3 hours. Cost: Fee. 
  
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Art, Language Arts/English.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Art, Social Studies. 

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Museums & Exhibits Lesson Plan

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