Museum of Art Archives

Welcome to the THOUSAND WORDS PROJECT BLOG. please visit our webpage for more information on the project.
The blog will feature updates on lessons written by teachers using the Thousand Words Project page and examples of artwork made by students .


April 22, 2015 2:40 pm

Thousand Words Project Teacher Innovator Grants, 2015 Call for Proposals

Thousand Words Project Teacher Innovator Grants, 2015 Call for Proposals

Through the generous support of the O’Connor Family Foundation, Bates College Museum of Art offers up to six $300 grants…


January 25, 2014 1:10 pm

21st Century Afterschool Community engagement project

Thousand Words Project connects with the 21st Century Program


May 14, 2013 10:03 am

21st Century students create narratives about themselves



May 13, 2013 1:14 pm

Portaits of a Community

Students have been working on identifying who is in their community. They have been writing “who me?” poetry and looking…


April 16, 2013 1:51 pm

Visiting the Museum

21 st Century students visited the museum this week during their Spring Break. Everybody took a turn at drawing each…


March 29, 2013 11:57 am

Rapping about landscape

We are at the end of our 6 week art class on landscape! It has been fun! The  students composed…


March 15, 2013 10:16 am

21st century students create collage

  21st Century Students making landscape collage inspired by TWP lessons on “Your Place in Maine”


March 11, 2013 1:37 pm

Monday March 11th

Lewiston Middle School students are working on landscape collages as part of the TWP lesson, Your Place in Maine and…


March 1, 2013 1:49 pm

Lewiston Middle School and Thousand Words Project

This week Lewiston Middle School students used lessons from the Thousand Words Project to inspire Art Making! They first tried…