Calendar: Student Programs

August 11, 2017
10:00am11:30am

Homeschool Tour: Color Theory

FREE
(Recommended for students ages 5–18)

During this interactive experience, gallery teachers will introduce homeschool students to Josef Albers’s color theory using resources from the museum’s archives. Students will also discover how artists have experimented with color in a diverse range of twentieth-century media, including photographs from the exhibition The Polaroid Project: At the Intersection of Art and Technology, the museum’s newest acquisition The Fisherman by George Bellows, and the site-specific installation Plexus no.34 by Gabriel Dawe.

This tour is limited to thirty students; preregistration is required. For more information or to register, call 817.989.5013 or email education@cartermuseum.org.

Students will be divided into groups by age. Parents may drop off or stay with their students for this tour.

Download the registration form.

September 8, 2017
10:00am11:30am

Homeschool Tour: Nature/Culture

FREE
(Recommended for students ages 5–18)

Students will love seeing how artists incorporate nature into their artworks during this exciting homeschool tour. Using photographs and sculptures from the exhibitions Nature/Culture and Trace, gallery teachers will demonstrate how artists investigated the relationship between aspects of their own environment and cultural surroundings and then translated that experience to their preferred medium.

This tour is limited to thirty students; preregistration is required. For more information or to register, call 817.989.5013 or email education@cartermuseum.org.

Students will be divided into groups by age. Parents may drop off or stay with their students for this tour.

Download the registration form.

October 13, 2017
10:00am11:30am

Homeschool Tour: Archiving Eden

FREE
(Recommended for students ages 5–18)

In the exhibition Dornith Doherty: Archiving Eden, University of North Texas photography professor Dornith Doherty artfully publicizes the subject of seed vaults and the activities of their research scientists. Gallery teachers will take students on a botanical journey through the museum that explores the naturalist tradition in American art and reveal artists’ penchant for documenting and preserving the natural resources around them.

This tour is limited to thirty students; preregistration is required. For more information or to register, call 817.989.5013 or email education@cartermuseum.org.

Students will be divided into groups by age. Parents may drop off or stay with their students for this tour.

Download the registration form.

November 10, 2017
10:00am11:30am

Homeschool Tour: Wild Spaces, Open Seasons

FREE
(Recommended for students ages 5–18)

During this wildly interactive experience, students will explore the exhibition Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art to see how artists used their particular medium to celebrate recreational, commercial, personal, and sometimes vital ways humans have lived off the land. Gallery teachers will make connections between the role of the hunter, the sublime beauty and tragedies inherent in nature, and artists who captured these moments.

This tour is limited to thirty students; preregistration is required. For more information or to register, call 817.989.5013 or email education@cartermuseum.org.

Students will be divided into groups by age. Parents may drop off or stay with their students for this tour.

Download the registration form.

December 8, 2017
10:00am11:30am

Homeschool Tour: Technology and Art

FREE
(Recommended for students ages 5–18)

Artists have a long history of incorporating the newest technology into their artistic processes. During this interactive experience, students will see firsthand how nineteenth- and twentieth-century artists have used technology to enhance their artwork, influence those that followed them, and elevate the status of their particular medium. Gallery teachers will assist students in making their own technologically enhanced artwork.

This tour is limited to thirty students; preregistration is required. For more information or to register, call 817.989.5013 or email education@cartermuseum.org.

Students will be divided into groups by age. Parents may drop off or stay with their students for this tour.

Download the registration form.

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