Educational Relevance

The Rapids, Sister Island, Niagara, 1878
William Morris Hunt
Frank C. Ball Collection, partial gift and
promised gift of the Ball Brothers Foundation

The following is a list of Indiana Academic Standards that correspond to the David Owsley Museum of Art's materials for teachers and related activities and museum tours. You may find this information helpful in planning a field trip to the museum. Click on the headings below to learn more about each classroom packet.

America in Art 
Packet Title: America in Art: Landscape Painting in the David Owsley Museum of Art, Materials for the Classroom.

Relevant Standards for Grades 4 and 5:

  • Geography: 5.3.7, 5.3.2, 5.3.5
  • Social Studies: 5.5.4
  • Art: 4.1.1, 4.1.2, 4.2.2, 4.3.3, 4.1.1, 4.11.2, 4.12.2

American History and American Art 
Packet Title: American History and American Art in the David Owsley Museum of Art

Relevant Standards for Grades 5, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12:

  • History: 5.1.19
  • Art: 5.1.1, 5.1.2, 5.2.1, 5.2.3, 5.4.1, 5.11.2, 5.12.3
  • Social Studies: 8.1.26, 8.5.10
  • Art: 8.1.1, 8.1.2, 8.2.2, 8.2.3, 8.5.2, 8.6.1, 8.11.1
  • Art: H.1.2, H.2.1, H.2.2, H.2.3, H.3.1, H.12.2, H.14.1

Native Art of North America 
Packet Title: Native Art of North America in the David Owsley Museum of Art, Materials for the Classroom

Relevant Standards for Grade 5:

  • History: 5.1.1, 5.1.3, 5.1.7
  • Geography: 5.3.2, 5.3.7
  • Social Studies: 5.5.1, 5.5.4
  • Art: 5.1.1, 5.1.3, 5.2.3, 5.11.2

Relevant Standards for Grade 3:

  • History: 3.1.1
  • Social Studies: 3.5.3, 3.5.5, 3.5.4

African Art 
Packet Title: African Art in the David Owsley Museum of Art, Materials for the Classroom

Relevant Standards for Grade 7:

  • History: 7.1.1, 7.1.7, 7.1.14, 7.1.15
  • Geography: 7.3.1, 7.3.4, 7.3.5, 7.3.8
  • Social Studies: 7.5.1, 7.5.2
  • Art: 7.1.1, 7.1.3, 7.3.1, 7.12.2, 7.13.2

Relevant Standards for Art: 1-10, 13-14

David Owsley Museum of Art
2021 W. Riverside Ave.
Fine Arts Building, Ball State University
Muncie , IN 47306

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