Fla. students, teachers explore museum as rich history source

12/19/2013 | Tampa Bay Times (St. Petersburg, Fla.)

Students in Pinellas County, Fla., schools are exploring history, artifacts and artwork in the permanent collection of the Museum of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg, Fla., which offers a new program that links the art museum with the county schools' history curriculum. Since October, more than 1,800 students have used the museum to connect to classroom studies; 4,500 more students are expected to visit this school year. Teachers have created lesson plans based on exhibits that feature ancient Western, African, Asian and other civilizations.

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