Iridescent Ink Stands

Elementary (K–5). Learn about iridescence and create a piece of iridescent art inspired by Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848–1933). Click image at left to see Tiffany ink stand.

Daffodil capital

Everything’s Coming Up Daffodils

Elementary (K–5). Learn about the parts of a plant and Tiffany’s Daffodil Terrace. Click left to see image of Tiffany’s daffodil column capital.

Louis Comfort Tiffany Plating

Masking Tape Masterpieces

K–12. Use masking tape and sunlight to create a simple version of a plated, leaded-glass window.

Color Theory Lesson Plan

Practicing Color Schemes

Middle and High (6–12). Learn about color theory and five different color schemes by looking at objects from the Museum’s collection, and create a piece of art.

Tangram Peacock Reredos

Tangram Portraits

Elementary (K–5). Use the seven shapes of the tangram puzzle to make a unique self-portrait.

Tsuba Window

Tsuba: Louis Comfort Tiffany and the Art of Japan

Elementary and Middle (K–8). Use found objects and art supplies to design

Butterfly window

Japanese Kamon

K–12. Learn about kamon, or Japanese family crests, and create kamon using symmetry, line, and monochromatic color.

Watercolor Techniques

Watercolor Techniques Parts 1 and 2

Elementary (K–5). Practice five different watercolor techniques and then create your own “watercolor picnic.”

Blue and White Vase

Bold Blues and Whites

Elementary and Middle (3–8). Make a blue and white vessel using positive and negative space.

Fidelia Bridges Apple Blossom

Fidelia’s Flowers

Elementary (K–5). Mix colors and media to create artwork in the style of Fidelia Bridges.

Bierstadt Butterfly

Bierstadt’s Butterfly

Elementary (K–5). Examine painter Albert Bierstadt’s unique butterfly keepsakes.