Tour Themes

Explore our list of school tours, and discover how our museum tours and programs support your classroom curriculum.

Ancient Art

Examine artifacts from Africa, Asia, and Europe that reflect the culture, daily life, and role of storytelling in ancient communities. Focus on a specific region or compare and contrast themes throughout the ancient Mediterranean.
Grades 2–12
Max # of Students 40/80 with studio

Animals in Art

Explore the ways that artists depict real and imaginary animals in their habitats in paintings and sculptures. Examine how the use of artistic elements (line, shape, color, and texture) make these animals take shape.
Grades PreK–2
Max # of Students 30/60 with studio

Developing Language and Literacy Through Art

Designed for first grade Baltimore County students, this tour is a perfect complement to the Developing Language and Literacy Through Art (DLLA) curriculum. Identify materials and the elements of art (line, shape, color, and texture) to describe visual art, examine how artists tell stories, and think about how the object may have been used.
Grade 1
Max # of Students 40/80 with studio

Elements of Art

Introduce how the elements of art (line, shape, color, and texture) inform artworks through interactive exploration, close looking, and conversation.
Grades PreK–2
Max # of Students 30/60 with studio

Mathematical Masterpieces

Use geometry, measurement, and patterning to connect math to works of art. Examine the connection between mathematics and visual arts.
Grades 6–8
Max # of students 40/80 with studio

Medieval Art

Explore Byzantine, Ethiopian, Islamic, and European medieval art from a global perspective. View sculptures, paintings, stained glass, manuscripts, and a knight in armor to determine how these objects help us learn about the families, communities, and medieval civilizations.
Grades 6–12
Max # of students 40/80 with studio

Music and Movement

Play, dance, twirl, and stretch while exploring the relationship between art, rhythm, and sound across cultures and time periods.
Grades PreK–2
Max # of Students 40/80 with studio

Renaissance Art

Discover how advancements during the Renaissance are reflected in the art of the period. (Baroque art can be included on request.)
Grades 6–12
Max # of students 40/80 with studio

Telling Stories in Art

Discover how art is used to express ideas, stories, events, and emotions across cultures and time periods. Use narrative elements, including setting, character, and plot, to analyze and discuss the stories within works of art.
Grades 2–12
Max # of Students 40/80 with studio

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