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Teachers and Students

From teacher guides, to educational websites, to Romare Bearden kits, The Mint Museum offers resources for teachers and students alike.


 

Resource Kits

 
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    Romare Bearden

    A resource for educators who are preparing students for a visit to The Mint Museum or need activities for the classroom.The kit includes books, a CD, visual aids, videos, and lesson plans.

 

Microsites

 

 
  • NC Pottery Collection

    NC Pottery Collection

    Here we hope to shine a light on the rich & enduring tradition of pottery-making in North Carolina, as well as to offer highlights of the Mint’s own collection, the most comprehensive in the country. Learn More

  • Charles Seliger

    Charles Seliger "kid-alogue" Microsite

    This engaging microsite serves as an interactive digital exhibition catalogue, following the success of the Mint's 2012 internationally-traveling exhibition devoted to Charles Seliger. Learn More

  • THE MESOAMERICAN BALLGAME

    THE MESOAMERICAN BALLGAME

    Discover Mesoamerica's cultural history, visit archaeological sites and learn more about the world's first team sport. Winner of the Best of the Web Award 2002 and the Gold Muse Award. Launch Website

  • CRAFTING NORTH CAROLINA

    CRAFTING NORTH CAROLINA

    Investigate North Carolina's history and craft tradition. Students can explore natural resources, geography, cultures and traditions through the collections of The Mint Museum. Learn More

  • HANDS ON CRAFTS

    HANDS ON CRAFTS

    Kids explore pottery, weaving, quilting and basketry with this interactive studio. Learn about North Carolina's rich crafting traditions through play. Learn More

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    Teaching Guides

  • Romare Bearden shop

    ROMARE BEARDEN: SOUTHERN RECOLLECTIONS

    This guide helps students understand how Bearden used motifs or symbols in his work to communicate ideas and convey a sense of place, how he used the medium of collage to convey character and place, and how he used art to make sense of his experiences in the South (emphasis on 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade, and 8th grade Visual Arts and Language Arts). Learn More

  • Collection Connection shop

    WEST AFRICAN/AFRICAN AMERICAN ART CONNECTIONS

    The Mint Museum Education Department developed this teaching guide to complement the exhibition Loïs Mailou Jones: A Life in Vibrant Color (on view through February 27, 2010) and as an ongoing curriculum resource. Learn More

  • Collection Connection shop

    NEW EYES ON AMERICA: THE GENIUS OF RICHARD CATON WOODVILLE

    This guide will help students observe and describe specific details of Richard Caton Woodville’s works of art, analyze historical evidence and perspectives, and create a physical representation of a work of art through tableau. Learn More