More Than Math is a three part series of lessons for third, fourth and fifth graders that integrates the visual arts into the mathematics curriculum. More Than Math was developed by the Asheville Art Museum in conjunction with Buncombe County Schools, Dr. Grayson Wheatley and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s School of Education.

Major support for this project has been received from The Progress Energy Foundation.

Additional support has been provided by the Asheville Area Arts Council, North Carolina Arts Council and an anonymous friend in honor of Dr. Michael Keleher. In-kind support has been provided by The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation, Kenn Kotara, Better by Design, and Paul Jeremias Photography.

The Asheville Art Museum is accredited by the American Association of Museums and receives general operating support for its programs from the Asheville Area Arts Council, the North Carolina Arts Council, a State agency, and the Institute of Museum and Library Services, a Federal agency.

Participating Museum Staff:
Pamela Myers, Executive Director
Frank E. Thomson III, Curator
Erika Sanger, Curator of Education
Lynn Poirier Wilson, Special Projects Curator
Angie Dunfee, Development Manager
Sharon McRorie, Education Programs Manager
Erin Shope, School and Family Programs Associate

The Asheville Art Museum would like to thank the Superintendents and their staff of Buncombe County and Asheville City Schools; Randy Harter, Mathematics Specialist, Buncombe County Schools; Dr. Grayson Wheatley, Emeritus Professor of Mathematics Education, Florida State University; Tom Munk and Terrelle Buckner, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation; Kenn Kotara, photographer Paul Jeremias; the project development teachers: Miriam Champion, North Buncombe Elementary School; Carolyn Mann, William W. Estes Elementary School; Sarah Nuttal, Hominy Valley Elementary School; Mary Ann Sorrells, Oakley Elementary School; Joyce Austin, Candler Elementary School; Amy Vaughn, Leicester Elementary School; and their students in the 2001-2002 school year; and Dale Seymour Publications for their assistance in the development of this project.


 

 

Josef Albers, Formulation: Articulation, Folio II, Folder 11, 1972, 15 x 20 in. Serigraph on Paper, © 2003 The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation/Artists Rights Society (ARS) New York. Gift of Josef and Anni Albers Foundation, Collection of Asheville Art Museum.

 

 

 

Josef Albers, Formulation: Articulation, Folio II, Folder 11, 1972, 15 x 20 in. Serigraph on Paper, © 2003 The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation/Artists Rights Society (ARS) New York. Gift of Josef and Anni Albers Foundation, Collection of Asheville Art Museum.