How can LTA help my classroom/teaching practice?
Learning Through Art has an ongoing practice of researching, documenting, and articulating the methods its teaching artists use to facilitate a high quality arts education. Use this section to learn about LTA’s philosophy of looking at and making art with students, search the database of LTA lesson plans, watch videos of teaching artists in action, and learn about the theories that have inspired and influenced LTA’s approaches. For information about professional development workshops visit Workshops & Events to learn about upcoming programs and past events.
Learn about LTA’s best practices and methods for cultivating creativity and meaningful experiences with art. More
Watch teaching artists from the Learning Through Art program demonstrate best practices in a classroom setting. More
Explore a bibliography of texts about inquiry and teaching practices and find links to other useful arts-based websites. More
Explore a database of “Art Investigations” designed for looking at artworks from the Guggenheim Museum’s collection. Also find examples of past LTA art making projects, several of which contain downloadable lesson plans with project goals, National Content Standards, activities, and related art investigations. More