Education Days are back! Plan a field trip to Project 1 by ArtPrize — the first in a series of multi-sited public art exhibitions in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Explore spectacular large-scale public art and discover what artists can teach us about what it means to belong.
YOUTH EDUCATION DAYS PRESENTED BY:
Education Days: Guides
Our educator guides include classroom lessons and are an in-depth tool for educators to explore contemporary art practices and the large-scale public art at Project 1. Our lesson plans apply national art standards, create cross-curricular connections and emphasize research-based artmaking centered on big ideas.
Grades K-5 Big Idea: Community Through Storytelling
Grades 6-8 Big Idea: Community Through Storytelling
Grades 9-12 Big Idea: Exploring Access and Belonging
Bryan Esler Photo
Education Days: Classroom Artist Video Series
We’ve created a series of videos for schools and visitors that will provide an in-depth look at each Project 1 artist’s process and practice. Shot and filmed by Paper Knight Films.
Education Days: Guided Tour
Register your classroom for a FREE guided tour of Project 1. Our education staff and volunteer guides will help you explore Project 1 artwork in downtown Grand Rapids through these interactive tours — providing insight into the artmaking process, a look behind-the-scenes at the installation process, an exploration of theme connections and more. Guided tours will include a free student gift.
Education Days: Additional Resources
Museum and gallery tours
Project 1 Discovery Deck
Transportation grants up to $500 are available to educators to help offset their school’s transportation costs to Project 1. Grants are limited and awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.
Transportation Grants provided by Michigan Film & Digital Media Office
Curriculum Connections At A Glance