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Museum Zoo: Animals in Art

Grade Level: 
Grades K-3 recommended
Student Level: 
Elementary

From prehistory to present times, visual artists have celebrated the beauty, power, playfulness, and terrifying aspects of animals, real and imaginary, in art. This Art To Go lesson is designed to introduce younger children to the nature of some of those animals living happily together in the Museum Zoo and to the myths, legends, and folk tales that surround them.