Kimbell Education Blog

2Sep

What would you share with students preparing to visit the art museum for the first time? Classroom teachers and museum educators have plenty of thoughts on this matter, but for our new school visit video, we wanted to hear what students have to say. Without a doubt, everyone was blown away by the responses shared by these bright and engaging FWISD fifth graders!

We...

19Aug

Thanks to our special exhibition Samurai: Armor from the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection, our education department has been absorbed in all things Japanese! Thousands of origami cranes, hundreds of paper ...

5Aug

Did you believe in monsters when you were a child? Lurking under beds or behind closet doors, these creatures provoke thrills of terror, shivers of delight, and endless fascination. They tend to embody our deepest fears, real or imagined.

Monsters have a particularly terrifying reputation among children. What makes them so scary?  Our children...

25Jul

In early September, Japan will celebrate hassaku, a centuries-old festival that encourages a bountiful harvest. It also commemorates the famous shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu, who in 1590 on hassaku entered Edo Castle for the first time. As the Tokugawa clan gained power and peace settled over Japan, the festival grew in importance.

Today,...

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