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INSIDE ART - Public Art: InsideART Goes Public

Alice Aycock, Maze 2000, 2002.

Alice Aycock, Maze 2000, 2002.

The Fall 2022 edition of InsideART focuses on works in the USF Public Art program. Through a collection of teaching resources, learning activities, and biographical information about the artists, teachers and students are invited to examine how art can explore culture, history, and critical social issues. Lessons are aligned with curricular and instructional standards of state and national learned bodies in social studies and art education. 

InsideART lessons are written by USF College of Education faculty Dr. Bárbara C. Cruz, Professor of Social Science Education and Dr. Cheryl Ellerbrock, Associate Professor of Middle Grades and General Secondary Education; and Ashlee Highfill, M.Ed.. The program is co-directed by Dr. Cruz and Leslie Elsasser, Curator of Education, USFCAM, with support from Amy Allison, USFCAM.


Detail of Tomás Saraceno, Caelum Dust, 2016.

Detail of Tomás Saraceno, Caelum Dust, 2016.

The links on this page allow you to download the index and lesson files for Public Art: InsideART Goes Public.

  • Click ONCE on links to open, or right click (control click) to download
  • Files can be downloaded individually or as a complete archive (.zip) at the bottom of the page.
  • Curriculum and readings are available as both Microsoft Word documents (.docx) and Adobe Acrobat documents (.pdf)
  • Presentations are Microsoft PowerPoint presentations (.pptx)


Public Art: InsideART Goes Public files

Lesson-Plan-(Public-Art).docx (.pdf)
Resources-for-Teaching-About-Public-Art.docx  (.pdf)
ALICE-AYCOCK.USF-Public-Art-Program.docx (.pdf)
TOMÁS-SARACENO.USF-Public-Art-Program.docx (.pdf)

Download Complete Fall 2022 Public Art: InsideART Goes Public Teaching Resources (.zip - 8 MB)

Further Resources:

View the USF Public Art program website.

If you have questions about the lesson plans, email an expert.