Teaching Kits

Our Teaching Kits reinforce the concepts and curriculum for integrated classroom learning. The kits are designed for K-12 teachers and students across the curriculum, with emphasis on social studies and visual arts.

Our Time, Our Place: Photographs of the Black South
Included in the kit are images from and educational materials based on the exhibition Our Time, Our Place: Photographs of the Black South by Richard Samuel Roberts, which depicts the rise of African American middle class across the South during the 1920’s and 1930’s.
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Lesson Plans

Solar Art
Can't make it to the CMA? In the classroom, students will investigate the use of solar power and the effects of solar power on art. Students will create a design using the sun. This lesson will explain the importance of solar energy as it pertains to art.
Download Lesson Plans - Elementary School [PDF]
Download Lesson Plans - Middle School [PDF]
Download Lesson Plans - High School [PDF]

Kēva Plank Program

The CMA is offering a Kēva Plank loan program to help educators incorporate STEAM into their classrooms. Kēva Planks allow children to discover the joy of creating their own structuresthe flexibility of their constructions is limited only by their imaginations!

Borrow Kēva Planks

Photo Credit: Kēva Planks