Tours (K - 6)
Grades K - 2: Young at Art

October 2017 - June 2018
Session 1: 10:00 - 11:30 am
Session 2: 11:30 am - 1 pm

K - 2 students explore the elements of art–line, color, shape/form, texture, and space—with a Teaching Artist and tour the galleries with a Docent in this 1.5 hour introduction to the Museum.

1/2 hour Interactive PowerPoint Presentation
1/2 hour Hands-on Art Activity
1/2 hour Gallery Tour

The teaching methods used in the Museum (Visual Thinking Strategies and Thinking Routines) build skills in reading, writing, speaking, listening, perceiving, and drawing.

A tour of the Santa Barbara Public Library is an optional add–on for Young at Art.

Session(s):
Young at Art: Grades K - 2

Session 1: 10 - 11:30 am

Program Type:
Presentation, Art Activity, and Museum Tour
Location:
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
1130 State Street
Young at Art: Grades K - 2

Session 2: 11:30 am - 1 pm

Program Type:
Presentation, Art Activity, and Museum Tour
Location:
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
1130 State Street
 
Grades 3 - 6: Artful Thinking
image credit: Ansel Adams, The Tetons and the Snake River, 1942/ca. 1970. California, 1944/ca. 1970. Gelatin silver print. Santa Gelatin silver print. Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Barbara Museum of Art, Gift of Margaret Weston. Gift of Margaret Weston

October 2017 - June 2018
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays
11 am and 12 noon

This program consists of a field trip to the Museum for a lesson in the galleries. These interactive lessons engage students in active viewing and dynamic discussions, and emphasize links with the Common Core content standards. Discussion points feature higher level thinking skills such as comparing and contrasting, making connections, analyzing, and evaluating. A self-guided PowerPoint presentation will be included with your confirmation letter. A tour of the Santa Barbara Public Library is an optional add-on for all Museum tours. Please indicate your interest in this program when signing up through our online registration.

Session(s):
Artful Thinking: Grades 3 - 6

Session 1: 11 am

Program Type:
Museum Tour
Location:
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
1130 State Street
Artful Thinking: Grades 3 - 6

Session 2: 12 noon

Program Type:
Museum Tour
Location:
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
1130 State Street
Santa Barbara Art Museum

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