Loyola University Chicago

Loyola University Museum of Art

Art Illuminating the Spirit

School & Teacher Programs

SCHOOL TOURS
School tours are available Tuesday through Friday. Students may view special exhibitions or the permanent collection. See below for themes. 

Themed Tours of the D’Arcy

  • Angels in Art
  • Artists’ Workshops
  • Biblical Stories
  • Color & Light
  • Life of Christ
  • Life of Mary
  • Lives of the Saints
  • Meaning of Plants
  • Naturalism
  • Patronage
  • Tense Times in the Church

For more information, please contact the education department at lumaeducation@luc.edu or 312.915.7635.


LESSON PLANS
Click the links below to download and print lesson plans related to the following exhibitions:

Martin D'Arcy, S.J. Collection

  1. Precious Objects, Precious Boxes (PDF)
  2. The Canterbury Tales with a Chicago Twist (PDF)
  3. Overcoming Great Odds (PDF)
  4. Drawing Tales and Lessons (PDF)
  5. Storytelling through Roman Mythology and the Science of Your Neighborhood (PDF)
  6. Mechanical Feat: Elephant Automaton Clock (PDF)

Pilgrimage and Faith: Buddhism, Christianity and Islam

 1. Honoring a Wise Person (PDF)
2. Recounting a Life in Eight Scenes (PDF)
3. Precious Objects, Precious Boxes (PDF)
4. The Canterbury Tales with a Chicago Twist (PDF)
5. Depicting a Special Place from Multiple Perspectives (PDF)
6. The Writing on the Wall: Making Calligraphic Portraits (PDF)

HEAVEN+HELL

1. Introduction to Outsider Art (PDF)
2. William Edmondson's Angel (PDF)
3. Ronald and Jessie Cooper's Heavenly Chour Praysing God (PDF)
4. Howard Finster's Holy White City Coming Down, #5000.280 (PDF)
5. Sister Gertrude Morgan's New Jerusalem (PDF)
6. Leroy Almon's Thomas Dorsey (PDF)
7. Minnie Evans's Two Angels Adoring Central Figure (PDF)
8. HEAVEN+HELL Activities (PDF)