Online Virtual Exploration

Provider: Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

Contact: Anastasia Sallen, Director of Environmental Education
Email
941-366-5731 x 273

Starting cost per student: $0

Additional Info:

Max. Capacity: 60

Transportation Needed?  No

Who Arranges Transportation?

Is Financial Assistance Offered?  No

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We Dream A World Virtual Tour (Grades 6-8) 

In collaboration with the Sarasota African American Cultural Coalition, Marie Selby Botanical Gardens exhibited We Dream A World: African American Landscape Painters of Mid-Century Florida, The Highwaymen. Curated by Radiah Lovette Harper, this exhibition explored the artists’ use of native botanical imagery to achieve economic success within the confines of a still segregated Florida. We would like to invite students to explore this exhibition virtually. This virtual experience consists of an on-demand virtual tour of the exhibition (approx. 5 minutes), a PowerPoint of the art exhibited, and a curricular unit for grades 6-8.

*Image credit: Rough Surf Crashing Ashore, Harold Newton. Courtesy of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.

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Standards/Benchmarks:

VA.68.C.1, VA.68.S.2, VA.68.O.3, VA.68.F.1, VA.68.H.1

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