Lesson Plans

Enhance your museum visit and bring the arts into your classroom. Find lesson plans for current and past exhibitions, as well as arts related plans and materials created by professional educators. If you would like to share your own arts lesson plan, please contact our educator. We are happy to post quality plans and credit teachers.


Exploring Lake Arthur Lotus

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Lake Arthur Lotus Image >>
Francis Pavy Video >>

Level: 5th-8th Grade

Content Areas: Art, Science

Related Exhibition: Spotlight on Francis Pavy


Narrative Journeys

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Level: K-8th Grade

Content Areas: Art, English Language Arts

Other Materials:
Graphic Organizer >>
Detail Examples >>
Instructions for Making a Diorama >>
Power Point - Images >>             
Power Point - Classroom >>
Classroom Tools:
Elements & Principles of Design >>
Foreground, Background >>

Created by: Amie Rogers, Teaching Artist in Residence | Summer 2017


Dancing Dragons 

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Level: K-2nd Grade

Content Areas: Art, Social Studies, Science


Bringing Portraits to Life 

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Level: K-3rd Grade

Content Areas: Art, English Language Arts

Related Exhibitions:
Face to Face: A Survey of Contemporary Portraiture by Louisiana Artists
Francie Bishop Good: Comus
Oliver Wasow: Hudson Valley Studio Portraits


Creole World 

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Level: 7-9 Grade

Content Areas: Social Studies

Created by: The Historic New Orleans Collection    

Related Exhibition: Creole World

Soundcloud: Exhibition Interviews with Richard Sexton



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