Educational Resources

In the last nine years BAIA has generated thousands of hours of free original content and educational toolsWe have also conducted member workshops, profiles on artists, collectors and industry professionals as well as produced fine art shows in major markets that were free and open to the public.

We had the opportunity to provide the following free lesson plan to the BAIA community.

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Lesson Plans

LEAVING MISSISSIPPI:  This lesson plan was created in conjunction with the Columbus Museum Najee Dorsey Leaving Mississippi Exhibit.

Lessons include:

For Middle & High School

  •  Colorism and Cultural Memories
  • Researching Legends Together
  • Abolition and Committment

Additional Lessons for High School

  • Incarceration and Colorblindness
  • Ma Rainey: Sexuality in Song



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