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When Home Won't Let You Stay
Art and Migration
Explore Mia’s 2020 special exhibition with this teacher guide. Full of content, images, and questions, the guide will facilitate questions prior to your visit and once in the galleries.
Teaching the Arts
Objects in Focus and Five Facts
Artworks from around the world and across time with Teaching the Arts features. All Teaching the Arts resources include connections to other artworks and suggested classroom activities.
Native Art, Native Voices: A Resource for K-12 Learners
An integration of Native voices and art into your curriculum. Native Art, Native Voices includes information about Native cultures, both past and present, and supports Minnesota state standards for visual arts and social studies/U.S. history.
Arts of Africa: A Learning Resource for K-5 Educators and Students
This learning resource provides six lessons with activities designed to integrate the diverse arts of Africa into your classroom.
STEAM Lessons for Secondary Teachers and Students
These experimental STEAM lessons incorporate artworks from Mia’s collection into original lessons that can be taught in your classroom or Mia’s galleries. Where relevant, the lessons include Minnesota academic standards and the benchmarks they support.
This provides a close-up look at 14 prints from Mia’s collection. This resource is designed to be relevant to visual arts, social studies, English language arts, Spanish language, and interdisciplinary lessons for students in grades 6 to 12.