Art Ark Curriculum Guide

Back to School Open House by Greg Flagg 9 22 12 0018

Prepare your students for the Crocker Art Museum Art Ark Curriculum Guides

Pre-K - 2nd Grade

          Hands-on art making lesson done with common classroom materials.

          Create masks and use them in a performance.

3rd - 5th Grade

          Make mobiles to decorate your classroom.

          Object-based instruction leads students to create unique 3-dimensional artworks.

6th - 8th Grade

          Students dive deeper into ideas presented on the Art Ark.

          Lesson plan encouraging the close-study of Asmat bis poles, including a compare-and-contrast

Reference Material

          Enjoy this quick overview of the two cultures represented on the Art Ark.

          Information about African Kente Cloth, including symbolic color associations, helpful in discussions or
          lessons like Bold and Beautiful.

          Easy recipe for great clay for any sculpture project, including Soul Searching.

          Explore the California State Content Standards the Art Ark is designed to satisfy.

Post-Visit Survey
We would love to know about your Art Ark experience.

Image Library

Digital Crocker
Explore the Museum's African and Oceanic collection.


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