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Homeschool Days: 2023-2024

 

American Masters

Join us monthly as we take a closer look at master artists from America! Ranging from colonial days and classical painting to the birth of modernism in the early twentieth century, students (ages 5-14) will be exposed to a variety of artists, styles, and media. Each 75-minute lesson is interactive and includes a related art activity. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to discover more about our country’s diverse creative heritage!

Parent attendance is optional. Review our FAQs, which cover arrival and even co-op questions.

Registration: Register HERE for 2nd semester lessons

Location: Mack Building (on the campus of Bob Jones University)

Electronic Activity Sheets: to access these FREE resources for further lesson exploration, visit HERE.

Fees per Lesson: Children–$8.50; adults–$3

Event fees are non-refundable. Adults may choose either to attend with their child(ren) or leave after student check-in for the 75-minute lesson.

 

Elementary School Lessons (K5-5th grade)

Thursday at 10AM and 2PM (March sessions are FULL)

Friday at 10AM, Noon, and 2PM (ONLY Noon sessions are available in March & April)

Middle School Lessons (6th-8th grade)

Friday at 10AM, Noon, and 2PM

Second Semester Topics:

February 8, 9

Grandma Moses: America’s Folk Artist

March 7, 8

Norman Rockwell: Illustrator of Small Town America

April 4, 5

Georgia O’Keeffe: The Mother of American Modernism

Whatsoever Things Are… Excellent: Isaiah’s Lips Anointed with Fire

This tender, graceful work by Benjamin West is one of a special series of paintings commissioned by King George III to decorate a chapel at Windsor Castle.

 

Visit HERE for the next video to think on things that are Worthy of Praise.

Louis Comfort Tiffany: Inspiration

In this segment, Bob Jones, Jr. shares the story behind what almost happened to this beautiful Tiffany mosaic.

Louis Comfort Tiffany

Inspiration

Louis Comfort Tiffany

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Benjamin West, P.R.A.

Isaiah’s Lips Anointed with Fire

Benjamin West, P.R.A.

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Benjamin West, P. R. A.

The Ascension

Benjamin West, P. R. A.

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To learn more about the entire series to which this painting belongs, visit here.

Gilbert Stuart

George Washington (Lansdowne portrait) 1796
Gilbert Stuart

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