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Hood Museum of Art
Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH 03755

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Teacher Resources

Nature Transformed: Edward Burtynsky's Vermont Quarry Photographs in Context

These resources are designed to help teachers integrate learning at the museum and through the visual arts into the classroom curriculum.

Pre-visit Lessons

This resource provides a full-screen image of a photograph by artist Edward Burtynsky from his Vermont quarry series, along with questions for looking at and discussing this work. The pre-visit lesson is designed to introduce students to concepts that they will explore in the exhibition.

This resource provides a full-screen image of a photograph by artist Edward Burtynsky, along with questions and information designed to familiarize students with granite, its extraction, and its uses.

Learn More!

This annotated list of web sites will help you and your students learn more about Burtynsky's work, the Rock of Ages quarry in Vermont, and the ways in which granite is extracted from quarries.

Please visit the Hood Museum of Art to see a wide range of original works of art from around the world. There is no charge for admission and the museum is open every day of the week except Monday. Free tours for K-12 school groups as well as programs for adults, teens, and families are available. Visit the museum's web site to learn more.

Last Updated: 9/21/12