Exhibitions: Tigers of Wrath: Watercolors by Walton Ford: Educator Resources

New York-born artist Walton Ford executes watercolors inspired by the nineteenth-century artist and naturalist John James Audubon and other naturalist-explorers, with a significant twist. Ford's paintings critique colonialism and the relationship between humans and the environment. Students studying natural history, American history, or colonialism are encouraged to visit this exhibition. These downloadable educational packets were developed by Museum educators and can be used in the classroom to plan thematic curriculum connections, or to prepare for a Museum visit. Find out more about scheduling a visit to this special exhibition.

This educational packet for K–5 classrooms provides detailed information about the painting Buddha Purnima and about Walton Ford. Questions for viewing and suggested classroom activities are included to encourage students to closely examine the work and themes.

K–5
Buddha Purnima: Storytelling and Natural History

This educational packet for middle and high school classrooms provides detailed information about the painting Falling Bough and Walton Ford. Questions for viewing and suggested classroom activities are included to encourage students to closely examine the work and themes.

Middle and High School
Falling Bough: American History and Natural History