Category Archives: field trips


Post by Jamie Cosumano “Andrew Wyeth, one of America’s best-known twentieth-century artists, painted many of his most important works of art in his Chadds Ford studio. Given to the Brandywine River Museum of Art by the artist’s wife, Betsy James Wyeth, the studio provides visitors with a unique opportunity to experience this very personal … Continue reading THE ANDREW WYETH STUDIO

What I did on Spring Break – Art Gallery Visits

By Martin Burke April 2014 Like most teachers I never take for granted the much appreciated Spring Break vacation. In addition to sleeping in, visiting with family and friends and recharging the old batteries, might I add that it is also a great time for educators to plan on what needs to be taught for … Continue reading What I did on Spring Break – Art Gallery Visits

Williamsburg Lessons

By Laura Ragan Every year around this time I teach one of my favorite lessons to the fourth graders. It has to do with shops during the colonial times. We talk about daily life and what the colonists may need. Then we discuss the types of shops that would provide these goods. After they are … Continue reading Williamsburg Lessons

CHS Art Scholars Painting Mural at the Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center

Blog Post by Jean Stith with Jamie Cosumano PACC Art Education Mural Service Project   Mrs. Gayle Paul, Director of the Portsmouth Art and Cultural Center, invited the Art Scholars of Churchland High School to design and paint a mural for their art education and activities center in the spring of 2013. Ms Cosumano and … Continue reading CHS Art Scholars Painting Mural at the Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center

Smart Art Field Trip

Inspire, Enrich, and Reinforce Learning—Take a Field Trip Post by Melinda Cummings Smart Art is an afterschool, grant-funded, art enrichment program taught in conjunction with the Portsmouth Museums.  This year, two elementary schools are participating—Brighton and Westhaven.  We have taken this opportunity to introduce and create artwork that requires more time, expense, and instruction than … Continue reading Smart Art Field Trip