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Art History Outings at the VMFA: Renaissance and Age of Exploration

We’ll be looking mainly at paintings this month and noticing the shift from mostly religious subjects to portraiture, landscapes and still life paintings. Once again I’ve prepared a little scavenger hunt as well as a drawing prompt. Perspective is one … Continue reading

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Art History Outings At The VMFA: Ancient & Classical Greece

This month’s outing will take a look at the the art and architecture of ancient and classical Greece. I’ve prepared two scavenger hunts to help us engage with the art more fully! One will be easy even for little children … Continue reading

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Art History for Second and Third Grade

This post contains affiliate links. I’ve been working on putting together an art history curriculum/unit study for the big children this year- mostly because I want to start training them to recognize beauty and I found some excellent resources at … Continue reading

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Art History Outings At The VMFA

One of the things I’ve wanted to do for some time, but haven’t managed to work up the courage to do, is to take the children to the Virginia Museum of Fine Art. It’s free, it’s ten minutes from here … Continue reading

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