Middle/High School

TO REGISTER FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL PROGRAM CLICK THE REGISTRATION BUTTON FOLLOWING THE PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONS BELOW

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The Trout Gallery Education Program partners with local agencies and schools to provide area middle and high school students with programs based on a wide range of exhibitions. Programs for studio art and art history classes include large and small group discussion in the following areas:

  • Art historical/cultural context
  • Art process
  • Elements of art/principles of design
  • Comparative analysis
  • Interpretation/meaning

2017 Programs

Art and The Economics of Land 

Through an exploration of the historical, social, and geographic context of British landscape painting ca. 1900, students will examine the relationship between power and the land. Instructors may select a program focus when making a reservation. Topics are available in geography, economics, literature, art or history. 
  • Programs are offered during school hours
  • March 3- April 15
  • After-school programs available most weekdays 
  • Program Running Time: 1.5 hours

Käthe Kollwitz 

In a series of prints titled The Peasant War, The German artist Käthe Kollwitz produced haunting images that forecast the horrors of war in 20th century Europe. Long seen as a powerful advocate for the poor and working class, Kollwitz's life and art provide a seminal entry point for exploring the social, political, and literary history of Germany. Program available in German or English.
  • 9-12th Grades 
  • Programs are offered during school hours
  • Feb. 3 - October 6
  • After-school programs available most weekdays 
  • Program Running Time: 1.5 hours

My Space

After School Program

  • 6th-8th Grades
  • 3:30-5:00PM 
  • March 13, 15, 20 and 22
Through an investigation of land, interior, and cityscapes, on view, participants will learn artistic techniques used to convey a powerful sense of place. In a series of artistic explorations participants will use these techniques to create drawings and watercolors that evoke spaces important in their lives. All participants will receive training in watercolor techniques and how to combine watercolor with other materials in multimedia works. Program is free and open to the public. Registration is required. 
TO REGISTER FOR THE MIDDLE SCHOOL PROGRAM CLICK HERE

For more information contact: 
Amie Bantz
Associate Curator of Education 
bantza@dickinson.edu or (717) 254-8160