Curriculum

Explore lessons about California history with OMCA’s resources drawing upon themes from current and past major exhibitions. These suggested activities can be used to supplement a Museum visit to the exhibition or main galleries, or independently to support classroom learning.

Dorothea Lange holding a camera sitting on top of a car

Dorothea Lange: Politics of Seeing Teacher Resources

Dorothea Lange: Politics of Seeing explores the enduring legacy of her photography through the lens of social and political activism. These teacher resources provide a platform for students to dive deeper into major themes explored in this exhibition, and feature a variety of primary sources pulled from the Oakland Museum of California's Dorothea Lange Archive. The suggested activities can be used to supplement a Museum visit to the exhibition or main galleries, or to support classroom learning about Lange's life and work.

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