Encounters

Library Encounters

Library Encounters

Take a virtual tour of objects in The Huntington's library collection.

Library Encounters is divided into three levels.


Library Encounters Level 1 | K-5 Grade

How is art evident in everyday objects? Explore a family album, a greeting card and a puzzle. By the end of this tour, students will have looked closely at library images and expressed their ideas about art in everyday objects through dialogue, drawing, and writing.


Library Encounters Level 2 | 6-8 Grade

How is art used to represent thinking? Explore a manuscript, a map, and a photo. By the end of this tour, students will have examined the objects and articulated their ideas through dialogue, drawing, and writing


Library Encounters Level 3 | 9-12 Grade

How is art used to communicate? Explore a costume accessory, family papers, letters and a scroll. By the end of this tour, students will have investigated the purpose of the communication and how art was used to facilitate the purpose. Students will be able to articulate their ideas through dialogue, drawing, and writing.