Kimbell Education Blog

18Sep

Paper is an incredibly versatile raw material.  It can be folded, rolled, sculpted, shredded, cut, or sewn.  Paper is flexible and easy to cut, and it can be surprisingly strong when you fold it. Those qualities make paper a great building material for all kinds of art projects. 

At a recent ...

10Sep

Happy back to school to all of the wonderful educators across the North Texas area. We have already heard from many teachers eager to secure their 2014–15 art museum field trip dates, and we look forward to another busy touring season with students in grades 3–12.

This fall, the Kimbell is pleased to announce a new slate of tour themes designed for different grade levels and showcasing...

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 ...

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