TAG: Camille Pissarro

Season-ings
Lesson Plan

Season-ings

Early childhood (ages 3-5)
One 45 minute lesson

Students will play matching games about the seasons of the year, take a nature walk, and create a class painting of trees using Pissarro’s painting as inspiration.

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Falling Leaves
Lesson Plan

Falling Leaves

Early childhood (ages 3-5)
One 40 minute lesson

Students will examine the artistic characteristics of Autumn Poplars, identify regions of the world where leaves turn different colors in autumn, examine the texture and appearance of different kinds of leaves, and imitate the motion of falling leaves.

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A View of Fall from an Artist’s Eye
Lesson Plan

A View of Fall from an Artist’s Eye

Elementary (grades K-5)
One 45 minute lesson

Students will gain an understanding of the depiction of fall through an artist’s eyes while examining Pissarro’s painting Autumn Poplars. Using the painting as their inspiration they will create a poem depicting fall.

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A Moment in Time
Lesson Plan

A Moment in Time

Secondary (grades 6-12)
Two 45 minute lessons

Students will gain an appreciation of Camille Pissarro’s painting Autumn Poplars and the innovative style of the Impressionists through sketching and painting a moment in time.

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A Poem from a Painting
Lesson Plan

A Poem from a Painting

Early childhood (ages 3-5)
One 30 minute lesson

After imagining themselves in the meadow in Pissarro’s Autumn Poplars, children will call up words the setting evokes. Using these words, the teacher will help the children write a poem that captures their thoughts, feelings, and sensory imaginings.

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Looking Through Our Windows
Lesson Plan

Looking Through Our Windows

Elementary (grades K-5)
One 50 minute lesson

Students will examine the artistic characteristics of Autumn Poplars; create a drawing or painting featuring a view from one of the windows in their classroom, school, or home; and then make inferences about the geography, climate, and human activities of their environment and community

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Passport to Paris Artist Profile: Camille Pissarro
Blog: Meet the Artist

Passport to Paris Artist Profile: Camille Pissarro

Camille Pissarro was born in St. Thomas (then part of the Danish West Indies) and lived there most of his young adult life, except when he attended school in Paris from 1842 to 1847. He moved to France in 1855, first establishing himself in Paris and then living in various towns in the countryside outside the city. He did not travel as extensively as other impressionists, choosing to focus on painting the landscapes around the villages he lived in. More

Modern Masters
Exhibition

Modern Masters

20th Century Icons from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery
Mar 2, 2014–Jun 8, 2014

“These are some of the most important works of art to have ever been shown in Colorado. Do not miss this show.” – Michael Paglia, Westword More

Nature as Muse
Exhibition

Nature as Muse

Impressionist Landscapes from the Frederic C. Hamilton Collection and the Denver Art Museum
Feb 12, 2014–Mar 23, 2014

Nature as Muse: Impressionist Landscapes from the Frederic C. Hamilton Collection and the Denver Art Museum was part of the exhibition Passport to Paris. It features the Impressionist masterworks that Denver-based philanthropist Frederic C. More

Court to Café: Three Centuries of French Masterworks from the Wadsworth Atheneum
Exhibition

Court to Café: Three Centuries of French Masterworks from the Wadsworth Atheneum

Oct 27, 2013–Feb 9, 2014

Court to Café: Three Centuries of French Masterworks from the Wadsworth Atheneum is part of the exhibition Passport to Paris.

It features 50 masterpieces from the collection of the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford, Connecticut. Masters such as Nicolas Poussin, François Boucher, Edgar Degas, Camille Pissarro, Auguste Renoir, Paul Cézanne, Vincent van Gogh, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, and Claude Monet will be among those represented. More

Passport to Paris
Exhibition

Passport to Paris

Oct 27, 2013–Feb 9, 2014

Update: Passport to Paris is sold out. Nature as Muse, the Impressionist landscapes exhibition that is part of Passport to Paris, will reopen at general admission pricing Feb. 12–March 23. Thank you for your interest! More