- Samuel H. Kress Study Collection Teaching Packet
- Kress Lesson Plans
- High-resolution images of Kress works
- Permanent Collection Teacher Packet (modified October 2013)
- Permanent Collection Teacher Packet Supplement (modified August 2014)
- Art Interrupted: Advancing American Art and the Politics of Cultural Diplomacy
- The American Scene on Paper: Prints and Drawings from the Schoen Collection
- Lord Love You: Works by R.A. Miller from the Mullis Collection
- Teaching Packet - Georgia History Trunk - Developed for Grades K–12
Available at the Teacher Resource Center
To arrange a one-week loan of any of the following teaching packets, please contact the Georgia Museum of Art's Department of Education at (706) 542-4662.
Adriaen van Ostade: Etchings of Peasant Life in Holland's Golden Age
Although a student in the studio of Frans Hals, Adriaen van Ostade developed a unique style by portraying genre scenes, a distinct subject for the 17th century. This packet contains information about his subject matter as well as descriptions of etching techniques.
Affinities of Form: Arts of Africa, Oceania and the Americas
The ritual and domestic objects of Oceania, sub-Saharan Africa and the Americas are the focus of this packet. Featured objects include a flywhisk handle from Tahiti and a bowl from Mexico, accompanied by area maps and regional information. Made possible by a Teacher Enrichment Grant from the Georgia Humanities Council.
African Art from the Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art: Spirit Eyes, Human Hands
This packet provides an introduction to the arts of Africa, including masks, costumes, jewelry, puppets and sculptures, as well as background information on African geography, culture and religion. All-Stars: American Sporting Prints from the Collection of Reba and Dave Williams.
All-Stars: American Sporting Prints from the Collection of Reba and Dave Williams
This teacher packet, developed by the American Federation of Arts, contains lessons and activities that examine the different representations of sports in American art since the mid-nineteenth century.
American Impressionism in Georgia Collections
The work in this packet represents that of artists working abroad and in the United States from 1890 through the 1930s. Many of these works are significant examples of American Impressionism, as well as being ideal vehicles for studying the role of the turn-of-the-century woman, both as artist and subject.
Americana: Folk Art Traditions
This teacher packet, designed specifically for third graders, focuses on late 19th- and early 20th-century folk art. It contains explanations, types and functions of folk art.
Artists and Artisans of Florence: Works from the Horne Museum
This comprehensive packet addresses the political, social and cultural life of Renaissance Italy, as well as the role of artists and their work during this exciting time. Also featured are slides and descriptions of exemplary Renaissance art, as well as a glossary of terms, description of media and suggested class activities.
Capturing the Georgia Coast
A selection of works from Georgia's Sea Grant Collection of coastal art represents the ideal union of art and science. Composed of the work of artists who traveled to the Georgia coast to react to this natural resource, this packet contains images of a shrimp boat, dunes and islands, live oaks and the native cultures still thriving on the Georgia coast.
Codices manu scripti: Books Written by Hand
This packet contains information about the artists, materials and the history of manuscripts during late Medieval and Renaissance times.
Crafting Utopia: The Art of Shaker Women
Objects of everyday life from the Hancock Shaker Village compose this teacher packet. These pieces focus on the role of women in the community and their importance to Shaker decorative arts.
George Cooke (1793-1849)
This packet features the work of George Cooke, an artist who moved to Georgia in 1827 and worked in Athens from 1841-1844, among many other places in Georgia and the South.
Gold, Jade, Forests: Costa Rica
Objects made of gold, jade, ceramic and stone from Costa Rica's three largest archaeological museums compose this teacher packet. The pieces, created by the indigenous people of Costa Rica, provide testament to the natural and cultural wealth of the country that Columbus named the “Rich Coast.”
House and Home: Spirits of the South
This teacher packet focuses on the photography of Max Belcher, Beverly Buchanan and William Christenberry. These artists recorded the disappearing tradition of southern vernacular architecture and design, showing how many individuals, families and communities have lived and are still living throughout the South.
Landscapes of Retrospection: The Magoon Collection of British Drawings and Prints, 1739-1854
This packet features landscape paintings and prints from 18th- and 19th-century Britain. It includes a timeline of British landscape painting combined with British history, as well as short biographies of the major landscape painters from this exhibition.
Masterpieces of European Painting from Bob Jones University
Focusing on Baroque art, this packet features Italian religious paintings from the High Renaissance, Mannerism and Baroque periods.
Masterpieces of Renaissance and Baroque Sculpture from the Palazzo Venezia, Rome
This packet features the sculpture produced in Italy from the fifteenth through eighteenth centuries, the Renaissance and Baroque periods. Included with entries on marble, terracotta and bronze sculptures are a time line and a review of the process of creating a work in marble and bronze.
Masterworks from the San Carlos National Museum of Art, Mexico City
This packet gives teachers and students a survey of masterpieces of Western art from the fifteenth through the early twentieth centuries. This exhibition marked the first time that these paintings had ever been shown in the United States.
Written in conjunction with the exhibition Conversion to Modernism: The Early Works of Man Ray, this packet includes the artists and movements associated with Modernism, as well as a brief introduction to Man Ray.
Modern Masters: From Corot to Kandinsky
Focusing on the progression from Realism to Surrealism, this packet includes works from renowned artists such as Pablo Picasso, Paul Gaugin, Salvador Dali and John Singer Sargent.
Myths and Metaphors: The Art of Leo Twiggs
This packet includes information on Leo Twiggs's techniques using the traditional art of batik. It also discusses the social issues that the artist deals with in his work.
The Prints of Stuart Davis
Focusing on the work of Stuart Davis, a major figure in American painting during the first half of the 20th century, this instructional resource features background information on the life and times of Davis.
Red Rising: The Transcendent Paintings of Howard Thomas
Focusing on the abstract paintings of Howard Thomas, a former UGA professor, this packet includes an exploration into his unique use of earth pigments as his medium. This packet is accompanied by “Earth Pigments” by Anne Wall Thomas, a book that includes formulas and suggested activities that can be incorporated into a variety of class lessons.
Rembrandt: Treasures from the Rembrandt House, Amsterdam
The work in this packet represents etchings by Rembrandt van Rijn, one of Netherlands' most celebrated artists. It contains a biography of Rembrandt, a history of Amsterdam and an explanation of the etching process.
Sacred Treasures: Early Italian Paintings from Southern Collections
The work in this packet represents 13th- through early 16th-century Italian panel paintings. It contains additional information on the painters and patrons of this time and the format and iconography of these paintings.
Stories from Life: The Photography of Horace Bristol
Perhaps best known for his series of photographs which inspired Steinbeck's “Grapes of Wrath,” Horace Bristol's work told the stories of life in America during the 1930s and 1940s. Bristol was a regular contributor to Life magazine that featured his photographs from his own life, particularly his exotic travels to Asia.
Visualizing the Blues: Images of the American South, 1862-1999
This packet features photographs of the South from pre-Civil War until the turn of the millennium. It also contains information on the history of photography and the Blues, as well as information on portraiture and documentary photography.
With These Hands
Focusing on African American decorative arts, this packet gives teachers background on the decorative arts tradition and what differentiates African from European objects.