ERIC Number: ED261003
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Poetry in the Gallery: Introducing Poetry through the Visual Arts. A Handbook for Educators.
Getzler, Anita, Ed.; Kanatani, Kim, Ed.
A handbook designed to explain the educational approach and outcomes of a year-long arts program which integrated art gallery tours with poetry writing is divided into four sections. Section 1, "Abstracts of the Evaluation" presents an overview of the philosophy of the program, background and organization, the participatory gallery tour which forms a fundamental part of the program, art in the classroom activities, poetry exercises, project evaluation, and recommendations. Section 2, "Lesson Plans and Related Poetry" contains two classroom art lessons and four gallery poetry lessons as well as sample student poems, all related to the Marvin Harden exhibit. A third section presents additional student poetry inspired by the Frederick S. Wright exhibition, while a final section contains sample student and program evaluation questionnaires. (LP)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Education, Community Resources, Elementary Education, Instructional Materials, Integrated Activities, Interdisciplinary Approach, Learning Activities, Museums, Poetry, Visual Arts
Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, 4804 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90027.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, CA.
Note: Project partially funded by the Institute of Museum Services.