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The Nasher Museum and Durham Public Schools teachers recently collaborated to produce a number of K-2 lessons and downloadable resources that integrate visual arts into the language arts curriculum. These resources, which address Common Core standards and engage 21st Century Skills, are available online for free, thanks in part to a grant by the National Endowment for the Arts. Visit nasher.duke.edu/wordsandpictures/.
K-12 Classroom Activities
Use these classroom activities with your students before or after a guided tour of Southern Accent: Seeking the American South in Contemporary Art. These activities and lesson plans were developed with local educators who served on our Teacher Advisory Council.
Can’t make it on a tour of the exhibition? Many of these lessons could also be utilized as stand-alone activities utilizing projected images from the exhibition. Most images can be found online by searching for the artist and title or email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will send you a file of images.
Download a PDF of the lesson plans: