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.

Of Dogs and Other People: The Art of Roy De Forest Curriculum Activities

In the exhibition Of Dogs and Other People: The Art of Roy De Forest, the artist invites us on journeys into rich alternative worlds. Inspired by the exhibition at the Oakland Museum of California, these lesson plans were developed by local classroom teachers for use with their students. The imaginative activities can be used before, after, or independent of a visit to see the exhibition at the museum.

  download Ely's Lesson Plans PDF (2 MB)

  download Erika's Lesson Plans PDF (2 MB)

  download curriculum images PPTX (5 MB)