On site school tours are BACK!
School visits are welcome at the Arkell Museum.
Please contact us at info@arkellmuseum.org or call 518-673-2314 ext 113 to learn more about our offerings and book your school visit.

Digital and Virtual Learning Experiences for In-School and Home School settings.

Looking to bring world class art to your classroom, digital classroom, or home during these topsy-turvy times?
We are here to help!

Our education department is ready with a number of programs that can easily be modified to fit the needs of your particular curriculum, interest, and age group.
Themes include, but are not limited to:

American Art at the Arkell Museum - A digital look at Arkell Museum's American Art Collection including works by Homer, Inness, Stuart, Henri, Hopper, Sargent, Benton, Tarbell, Twatchmann,
Winslow Homer an Introduction - Take a digital walk through the Arkell Museum's permanent collection of Winslow Homer Watercolors and Oils. Learn about this important American painter and his legacy to future generations.
Touring the Erie Canal Through Art and History - Sit back and take a digital ride on the Erie Canal. Experience it as artists did in the 1880s as they floated and made art celebrating travel along the canal.
Storytelling Through Art - Learn how to read a painting and create your own story and meaning from what you see.
The Senses and Fine Art - Learn to see, smell, taste, and hear Arkell Museum's collection.

Find our more about what we can do for you by contacting:
Mary Alexander, Curator of Education and Public Engagement, at malexander@mvls.info or call 518-673-2314 ext 113

Winslow Homer (1836-1910)
Homework, c. 1874
Watercolor on paper, Gift of Bartlett Arkell
The mission of the Arkell Museum at Canajoharie and the Canajoharie Library is to promote and celebrate the understanding and enjoyment of the arts and humanities in Canajoharie, the Mohawk Valley, and beyond. The Arkell Museum collects, preserves, researches and presents American Art and Mohawk Valley History, and promotes active participation in art and history related activities, to enhance knowledge, appreciation and personal exploration by all.

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