ArtSmart, The Baker Museum’s free art education outreach program, visits local schools and provides students with interactive presentations and hands-on art projects. Encouraging curiosity and creative problem solving, ArtSmart brings the art world to the classroom.
ArtSmart services provided
- Presentations by The Baker Museum staff
- Instruction and assistance in classroom art-making activities, if desired
ArtSmart materials provided
- Art supplies for hands-on projects
- Art reproductions, videos and books for in-classroom use
Selection of programs offered
- Art and the Environment
Be inspired by the art of Pam Longobardi, connect with the environment and create original artwork from repurposed materials.
- Elements and Principles of Art
These presentations can focus on one specific element or principle of art or combine a few for an exciting exploration of how artists use the elements and principles to make great art.
- Museum Careers
Learn about the variety of careers available at an art museum and plan a virtual exhibition with a focus on the role of each important job.
Discover what inspires artists and how they use their inspiration to make original artwork.
- Artist Spotlight
Get an up-close look at the unique style of the featured artist and create artwork inspired by each artist: Louise Nevelson, Roy Lichtenstein, Dale Chihuly, René Magritte, Romero Britto, Alexander Calder and Claude Monet.
To schedule ArtSmart for your school or for more information about the program, contact Jessica Wozniak, curator of education, at 239-254-2621 or firstname.lastname@example.org.