For your enjoyment and education, Museum London is pleased to present two new digital projects that feature works of original art from our collections. Both projects were funded through the Canada Council for the Arts Digital Strategy Fund and developed in collaboration with Nordicity and Lord Cultural Resources.

New!  Discover London Art was created by Juan Bello and includes artists Paul Peel, Greg Curnoe, Eva Bradshaw and Mackie Cryderman. With three engaging videos, an interactive quiz and curriculum-based activities Discover London Art is designed for students in Grades 4-6 but can be enjoyed by anyone.


New!  cARTography was developed by Jill Bogart and “maps” hundreds of works of art from Museum London’s collections. A teacher’s guide provides suggestions for both elementary and secondary teachers to connect with the curriculum. Learners of all ages will enjoy taking a virtual trip around the world through the art of Museum London.


Lesson Plans

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Museum London is pleased to provide cross-curricular lesson plans for teachers. There are lesson plans for each grade that include multiple works of art from the Museum’s collections. These integrated lesson plans address art, social studies, math, literacy, science, and Indigenous curriculum. All the works of art included in the lessons can be found on the http://visiblestorage.ca/ website. The lesson plans were developed in partnership with Brenda Collins, a retired LDCSB teacher and Indigenous art educator.

Download the lesson plans here:

These lesson plans were generously funded by

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Smart Board Programs

Museum London is pleased to provide you with the following Smart board programs and lesson plans to use in your classroom. All of the resources incorporate Museum London's collections or exhibitions and conform to the curriculum as set out by the Ontario Ministry of Education.

These resources have been made possible through the generous support of Canada Life. Special thanks to TVDSB teachers, Lisa Kokenyesi, Gidget Davidson & Jeff Heene who developed the art based Smart board programming. Special thanks to Alanah Claus, a Nippising University student teacher, Heather Halliday, a Queen's University student teacher, and Sarah Elminshawi, Keith Devries, My Nguyen and Kathryn Patterson student teachers from Western University who developed the art-based lesson plans.

Should you have any questions or comments about these resources please email smavers@museumlondon.ca.


There are eight art-based Smart board programs that you can download and use in your classroom. You will need Smart Notebook software to run the programs. The programs may take a few minutes to download. The programs feature artwork from Museum London’s collections and have fun activities that teach the elements and principles of design for various grades. The programs are divided into “primary”, “junior” and “intermediate” sections, with each section separated by a blank slide. While the slides are generally self-explanatory, there are instructions on the blue tabs which can be pulled out.

Download the Smartboard programs here:

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History based resources

The history based Smart board program Black Communities in Southwestern Ontario 1830-1920 is designed for Grade 7 and 8 students and focuses on the history of southwestern Ontario’s Black population. There is also a resource guide for teachers (available as a PDF document) that provides additional content and corresponding classroom activities.

Download the Smartboard program here: