Virtual Field Trip Details
VFT Information
Title:For the Love of Gaia: Art and Environmentalism

Explore how artists are influenced by big, global ideas such as environmental concerns, and how those ideas impact their choices for subjects, materials, and approaches. A flexible unit covering up to nine weeks of lessons, featuring videos of artist statements and close examinations of quilts from the For the Love of Gaia exhibition; built in collaboration with the Lincoln Public Schools Visual Arts program.

This unit available as a Google slides presentation. Students will need access to paper and writing utensils or digital equivalent.

Nebraska State Standards: FA 5.2.3.c, FA 5.2.4.d, FA 8.2.3

As a follow up to the VFT, you are requested to complete a post event reflection at https://goo.gl/mFU4X5

Subject(s):Arts (Music & Art)Science
Grade Levels:Grade 4Grade 5Grade 6Grade 7Grade 8Grade 9Grade 10Grade 11Grade 12
VFT Type:Webinar
Meeting Time:Schedule upon request by teacher
Duration:30 minutes
Registration Info:To register for this program, contact the education coordinator Lauren Holt for field trip information at 402-472-6549 or lauren.holt@unl.edu.
Tech Requirements:Supports desktop connections using Zoom (or other video conferencing service) microphone, and video capability.
For questions about equipment, desktop applications or other concerns, contact your local ESU distance learning specialist. Click here for a list of ESU contacts.
Additional Cost Info:

Provider Information
Provider Name:International Quilt Museum
Description:The International Quilt Museum's mission is to build a global collection and audience that celebrate the cultural and artistic significance of quilts. The International Quilt Museum is located on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's East Campus at 33rd and Holdrege streets. The museum has the world's largest publicly held quilt collection, dating from the early 1700s to present and representing more than 60 countries. Diversity and inclusion are central to the University’s and the IQM’s mission and pursuit of excellence. Each person has something to gain from and offer to our community of learning, discovery and outreach. All are welcome here. We hold memberships with the American Alliance of Museums and Association of Academic Museums and Galleries. We enjoy a partnership with the North American Reciprocal Museum Association (NARM) and Blue Star Museums, honoring active members of our military and their families with free admission between Memorial Day and Labor Day.
Contact:Lauren Holt
Phone Number:402-472-6549