Virtually Connect to Joslyn
JOSLYN'S DISTANCE LEARNING program offers teachers and students the opportunity to virtually visit the Museum to learn about highlights of the collection. Joslyn continues to develop program topics as we reach out to more classrooms.



Programs
These free programs feature a Joslyn artwork and engaging interaction between your students (minimum 10) and Joslyn's Education staff.

Qing Dynasty's Eight-Panel Screen Lesson
(Grades 6 to 8; 45 minutes)

Learn about how the Qing Dynasty (1644–1912) formed and their significant contributions to Chinese history and culture. During this connection from the gallery, students will be introduced to the Qing Dynasty’s Eight-Panel Screen in Joslyn’s collection and will explore its different sections - examining traditional Chinese family life, bird and flower rebuses, anatomy of the Chinese dragon, Manchu characters, and orchids’ and grasses’ symbolism. Throughout the lesson, students will be challenged to use critical thinking skills to respond to open questions and creative skills for sketching activities. Together, we will solve the mystery of why this screen was likely created.
Click here for the Teacher Guide.    Click here for the Listening Guide.


Jesús Moroles's The Omaha Riverscape Lesson
(Grades 3 to 5; 30 minutes) 
Learn about Moroles as well as discuss his installation in terms of inspiration, materials, and scale.

   

Object Explorations
(Grades K-12; 15 minutes)

These broadcasts feature one object from Joslyn's collection to share highlights about the artwork and artist (if known). They are a great way to kick off your artful lesson plan or infuse your curriculum with art history. Don't see an object you would like to study? Ask us to see if an exploration can be made available. Select More Details for a list of available artworks.

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Technology Requirements
Computer or tablet with the ability to project screen, webcam, microphone, and speakers; connection is via Zoom, a web-based cloud platform; test connection prior to scheduled lesson is required.

Booking
Four weeks advance notice required.

To request a program, call (402) 661-3847 or click here to e-mail Joslyn's Director of School Programs & Interactive Media.