Spaces in Art

Discover MAP Themes

Space is the breath of art.
– Frank Lloyd Wright, American Architect

Space is one of the primary elements of both visual art and the material world. As a reflection of the world around us, physical space has been a consistent subject of art through history.

Through this resource, explore how artists have represented indoor spaces, what indoor spaces may teach us about the people who occupy them, design your own arty-space and more! 

This Discover MAP pack includes: 

  •  An introduction to space in art with works that take a peek behind closed doors and reveal unexpected stories
  • MAP Stories with Art – bring a space alive with your story
  • MAP Activity Worksheet – try your hand at interior designing inspired by the museum's collections

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