Athenaeum

Located in a historical building known for its Greek Revival architecture, the Athenaeum’s mission is to enrich the culture of Northern Virginia and beyond. Groups will enjoy the museum’s galleries featuring artwork from various artists such as Judith Seligson, Suzanne Stryk, and Mike McConnell. Types of art include oil paintings, text-based collages, digital prints, and pastels on photographs. Groups can also enjoy lectures and educational programs including ballet and yoga classes.
 
Contact Info 
201 Prince St, Alexandria, VA 22314. City of Alexandria. Tel: 703-548-0035. Email: nvfaa@nvfaa.org. Website: www.nvfaa.org. Hrs. Thurs., Fri., Sun. 12PM–4PM, Sat. 1PM–4PM.
 
Trip Info 
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Cost: Free/Fee.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Visual Arts.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Visual Arts.

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Museums & Exhibits Lesson Plan

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