Art & Artists: Masterpiece Mix by Roxie Munro (STEAM-aligned)

by  Authors on Call, iNK Think Tank

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"Art & Artists: Masterpiece Mix” is a fascinating talk
on great artists, their sometimes wild stories, and the art they’ve created,
based upon masterpieces in the National Gallery of Art, by award-winning
author/illustrator Roxie Munro. We learn about and see the great art works of a couple dozen great creators. Beautiful vivid visuals and lively content make this
a great program for fledgling artists, or veterans!

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About This Program


Multipoint: $300.00
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k-1st grade 45minutes; 2nd to 8th grades 1 hour; adults 1 hour

Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons, Library Staff

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Primary Disciplines

Fine Arts, Gifted & Talented

Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Google Meet, Cisco WebEx, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams, Blue Jeans, etc...)

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Authors on Call, iNK Think Tank

White Plains, NY
United States

The Common Core State Standards have focused attention on process and using nonfiction in the classroom. Our Authors on Call from iNK Think Tank embody the CCSS. This team uses their extraordinary breadth of knowledge to transform today's classrooms into vital centers of learning. These authors are experts in processing enormous amounts of information, sifting through it and synthesizing it into works with added value. So why not talk to these masters of 21st century skillsand let them unpack their process for your students? They are eager to share their knowledge with you and to help you inspire your students with books kids love to read about subjects you're required to teach. So far our authors include Jan Adkins, Vicki Cobb,  Roxie Munro, Dorothy Hinshaw Patent,Carla Killough McClafferty, Kerrie Hollihan, Aline Alexander Newman, David M. Schwartz, Alexandra Siy,  Peggy Thomas, Marissa Moss, Jan Adkins, and Andrea Warren. Keep coming back as we add more authors and new programs.

Vicki Cobb

Program Details


1. The program begins with text and art from the author's book, "Masterpiece Mix."
2. Brief overview of the National Gallery of Art
3. The stories of more than 20 well-known individual artists are told, with examples of their work, commentary on why they are important, and their historical context.
4. Genres, tools, and artistic techniques are discussed.
5. Time for Q & A.


The participants will learn about great artists and their personal stories. Participants will learn about various genres and many artistic periods. Formal qualities (light, color, perspective, composition, surface treatment) are discussed, as are materials and techniques (media, tools, visual tricks). The paintings discussed and analyzed are all in the collection of the National Gallery of art in Washington DC, almost all created before 1925.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

STEAM - Artistic styles, perspective, form and volume, color (hue, value/tone, tint, shade). Art history, genres. Materials and techniques.

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