New Britain Museum of American Art

The Museum’s collection are rich primary source texts that link history, literature, and the arts. Tours are designed to engage learners using cultural dialogue as they look at selected works of art. Explore American art and culture through discussion and gallery activities that utilize observation, problem solving, and critical thinking skills. Groups will analyze works of art in depth, learn about the elements of art, and more. Scout programs are available, and homeschool days are scheduled the 3rd Monday of the month.
 
Field Trip Highlights:
Travel to Latin America through paintings of landscapes by artists from Europe and the Americas. 
 
 
Contact Info
Address: 56 Lexington St., New Britain, CT 06052. Hartford County. Tel: 860-229-0257. Email: reidym@nbmaa.org. Website: www.nbmaa.org. Hrs: Sun.-Fri. 11AM-5PM, Thurs. 11AM-8PM, Sat. 10AM-5PM.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-2 hours. Cost: Fee.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Art, Social Studies.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Art, Social Studies.

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Museums & Exhibits Lesson Plan

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