Object-Based Teaching Worksheet

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Art Masterpiece Volunteer Training

The Art Masterpiece Program trains school-based volunteers in tools and techniques to teach elementary-level students about the visual arts. Most participants are classroom volunteers at a child's school who augment presentation of the visual arts on a regular basis. The Training Program covers basics of looking at and discussing art objects, an overview of art history, resources for materials and ideas, modeling of classroom presentations and activities, and Museum orientation. Download the training manual for FREE.

Next Session

Saturday, September 26, 2015 (Details and registration coming soon.)

Art Masterpiece Posters

Each year the Museum publishes up to 5 poster-size images from its collection with accompanying object information and suggested lesson plans. To request the most recent set, email us at education@phxart.org

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Curriculum Units use groups of objects from the Museum’s collection to achieve broad learning objectives, such as improved writing skills, understanding of art concepts, or how to visit an art museum. Some units include examples of student work; all have been created by or tested with teachers in the classroom setting. Click here to review current lesson plans.


Visit the Art Research Library for books, periodicals, on-line databases, artist files, and more. Student groups may also schedule time in the Library in conjunction with a Museum visit, by prior arrangement as staff availability permits. Contact the Tour Coordinator at (602) 257-4356 or email education@phxart.org for more information.

Know your Copyrights!

Museum images may be used for classroom teaching only. They may not be re-published on web-pages or incorporated into print documents except for direct use by students in the classroom.