Learning with the Haggerty

As a teaching museum, we are committed to providing educational services for school children and helping educators implement innovative approaches to teaching and learning through art.


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Virtual Tours

We’ve gone virtual with our tours for 2020-2021! 

Virtual guided tours feature multiple artwork stops during which students experience participatory engagement strategies such as making musical connections with art; drawing and writing activities; discussion and reflection time; games; and more. Tours are approximately fifty minutes in duration and can be delivered on any virtual learning platform. Virtual guided tours must be scheduled at least four weeks in advance.

Free virtual guided tours are available Fridays between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.  
To request a virtual guided tour, please follow this link.

Pre-recorded virtual tours, where groups explore Haggerty artworks using pre-recorded videos. The Museum offers a menu of experiences and resources that will help your group make the most of their virtual tour. Self-guided museum visits must be scheduled at least four weeks in advance.

To request a pre-recorded virtual tour, please follow this link.

Email Christine.Fleming@marquette.edu to find out more. 

Art Across Curriculum 

Art Across Curriculum programs are designed to both offer educators a menu of enrichment options, and to train university students studying education to integrate the visual arts into their classroom curricula. As part of Marquette University, HMA fully embraces Ignatian Pedagogy (IP) in our teaching methods. IP is a practical teaching framework that creates opportunities for personal and cooperative study, discovery, creativity, and reflection to foster lifelong learners.

To get the most from this program we encourage you to follow five simple steps.

Step 1: Select which AAC program theme you'd like to utilize with your students:

Water Across the Curriculum (WAC)

Chapter 1. What is Water (Pre-K–5th grade)

Chapter 2. The Water Cycle (Pre-K–5th grade)

Chapter 3. Water and Pollution (Pre-K–12th grade) 

Chapter 4. Water Properties (6th grade –12th grade) 

Focus on the Visual Arts (FoVA)

* All chapters are available for students Pre-K–12th grade

Chapter 1. What is art? 

Chapter 2. Who makes art? 

Chapter 3. Where does art belong?

Chapter 4. How has art changed throughout time? 

Chapter 5. Art Across the Curriculum: Art and Math

Step 2: Use the WAC or FoVA Educator Resource Guide in your classroom. Email Tania Espinoza Bonilla, Art Across Curriculum Educator, for a copy. 

Step 3: Schedule 2-3 virtual classroom sessions with Tania Espinoza Bonilla. All sessions must be scheduled at least two weeks in advance. 

Step 4: Schedule a virtual tour of the Haggerty here.

Step 5: Share the fun! Family Learning Activities allow students to share their learning with their families.  

In English: Water CycleWhat is Water? |Water Pollution | Water Properties
In Spanish: Ciclo de Agua¿Que es el agua?Contaminación del Agua| Propiedades del Agua

For more information, or to enroll your school, please start with an email to Christine Fleming, Christine.Fleming@marquette.edu.

For Children and Families

Download and enjoy the Haggerty Museum of Art Activity Book crayons

Interactive gallery guides for children are often created in conjunction with major exhibitions and are available for museum visitors. 

Art Across Curriculum Podcast Podcast header

Enjoy a limited-series podcast featuring artworks from our Focus on the Visual Arts and Water Across the Curriculum offerings. 

Explore past gallery guides:

Fall 2012 | Fall 2013 | Spring 2013 | Spring 2014 | Spring 2015 | Fall 2017


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