Mizel Museum 39.7091° N -104.917° W

Description

The Mizel Museum is dedicated to fostering cross-cultural understanding, combating racism and promoting social justice. We encourage people of all ages and backgrounds to celebrate diversity and to combat discrimination and hatred. Our programs, events and exhibits address these and other social issues and encourage positive change in our communities.


Bathroom Notes

Bathrooms are located on a separate floor, and there is no elevator.

Info

400 South Kearney Street
Denver, CO 80224

720-785-7300

details@mizelmuseum.org

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Subjects
20th Century, The Civil Rights Movement, Modern History, Social Justice, Music, Immigration, Social Studies, Geography, Primary Sources, History, Cultural Connections, Arts, Current Events, World War I & Ii, My Community, Film, Visual Arts, Reading, Informational Texts
Activities
Live Virtual Event, School Based Program, Field Trip
Grades
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, K, 1, 2
Cost
Scholarships Available
Accommodations
Outdoor Lunch Space

Learning Experiences

Field Trip

4,000 Year Road Trip

Engage students in discussions about social justice and cultural identity by visiting the Mizel Museum’s permanent exhibit, 4,000 Year Road Trip. The exhibit takes students on an interactive journey through Jewish history and heritage and inspires social transformation and civic engagement. Cost: $5 student; Add-on program $3. Subsidies are available; please contact us.

Subjects Covered

history, immigration, geography, cultural connections, arts

Grades
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Capacity
130 stu.
Activity

field trip

Duration
60 min.

Live Virtual Event

At the Table with Dr. King

Empower students to confront hatred and bigotry through the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. Using music, poetry, historical video footage and Dr. King’s own words, At the Table teaches students about the American Civil Rights movement and valuable lessons of equality and respect while challenging them to engage in creative acts of service and leadership in their communities. Cost: please inquire. Colorado standards-based lesson plans are available to complement your instructional goals.

Subjects Covered

20th century, the civil rights movement, modern history, social justice, music

Grades
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Capacity
2000 stu.
Activity

live virtual event

Duration
60 min.

Eyewitness to History: A Holocaust Survivor Speaks

Now available virtually, students will experience the testimonies of Holocaust survivors who instill a personal understanding of the dangers of hate. They will engage in interactive discussions that develop empathy and understanding. Subsidies available; please contact us for pricing. Colorado standards-based lesson plans are available to complement your instructional goals.

Subjects Covered

immigration, 20th century, social studies, social justice, primary sources

Grades
6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Capacity
500 stu.
Activity

live virtual event

Duration
60 min.

Bridges of Cultural Understanding

An online global field trip celebrating diversity! Led by a Mizel Museum educator, your students will interact with themes and objects from around the world. They will explore the commonalities and differences across communities, fostering empathy and understanding. Subsidies available; please contact us for pricing. Colorado standards-based lesson plans are available to complement your instructional goals.

Subjects Covered

social studies, geography, cultural connections, social justice, arts

Grades
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, k, 1, 2
Capacity
1500 stu.
Activity

live virtual event

Duration
60 min.

School Based Program

Living Lessons of the Holocaust

Educate students about the dangers of hatred, bigotry and racism through the lessons of the Holocaust. Students will view a series of videos of Holocaust survivors who tell their stories about being targets of anti-Semitism. A Mizel Museum Holocaust educator will lead a discussion about the survivors’ experiences and provide a framework for understanding how to confront racism and hatred in today’s world. Can be held at your school or as part of a visit to the Mizel Museum. Cost: $10/person (15-40 ppl) $250 plus $1/student (over 40 ppl). Subsidies available; please contact us. Colorado standards-based lesson plans are available to complement your instructional goals.

Subjects Covered

immigration, 20th century, social studies, geography, primary sources

Grades
6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Capacity
500 stu.
Activity

school based program

Duration
60 min.

Movies that Matter

The Mizel Museum’s film series and guided discussions include a collection of films that confront issues of racism, discrimination and anti-Semitism, and address the importance of becoming civically engaged. The program documents major historical events such as the American civil rights movement and the Holocaust and illustrates how events of the past connect to the world today. Can be presented at your school or at the Mizel Museum as part of a field trip. Cost: Classroom (up to 40 students, 30 student minimum) $10/student. Assembly (over 40 students) $250 plus $1/student. Subsidies available; please contact us. Colorado standards-based lesson plans are available to complement your instructional goals.

Subjects Covered

the civil rights movement, modern history, social studies, social justice, current events

Grades
6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Capacity
500 stu.
Activity

school based program

Duration
90 min.

Living in Tune

The unifying power of song: Living in Tune uses music to address how we relate to one another, how to react positively when conflict arises, and how living harmoniously with others promotes a more respectful and peaceful world. Musicians Sheldon and Kathleen Sands lead group discussions on these topics interspersed with performances of different songs, including “We Can Work it Out,” “Count on Me,” and “Imagine.” Can be held at your school or as part of a field trip to the Mizel Museum. $10/person (30-40 people) $250 plus $1/person (over 40 people) Subsidies available; please contact us.

Subjects Covered

social studies, geography, cultural connections, social justice, music

Grades
k, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Capacity
500 stu.
Activity

school based program

Duration
60 min.

Musical Globetrotters

Learn how music can build bridges. Sheldon Sands, professional musician and educator, performs live music from around the world for students and teaches them about geography, cultural musical practices, and music’s innate ability to build bridges between diverse audiences. This program is designed to be held at your school and can be paired with Bridges of Cultural Understanding, our traveling exhibits. $10/person (30-40 people) $250 plus $1/person (over 40 people) Subsidies available; please contact us.

Subjects Covered

social studies, geography, cultural connections, social justice, music

Grades
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Capacity
500 stu.
Activity

school based program

Duration
60 min.

Stories Rock!

Celebrate diversity with Cherie Karo Schwartz and her dynamic stories that span a wide variety of cultures. You may also combine this program with a field trip to the Mizel Museum to provide students with a visual experience that complements the stories. Cost: Classroom (up to 40 students, 30 student minimum)
$10/student Assembly (over 40 students) $250 plus $1/student

Subjects Covered

history, social studies, cultural connections, social justice, arts

Grades
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Capacity
200 stu.
Activity

school based program

Duration
60 min.