Seeing Matters: Critical Thinking Through Art

There’s a difference between looking and seeing. In this introductory tour, students hone their perception skills in exploring how visual elements work together to create meaning. Through careful observation, conversation, and critical thinking, students learn to read visual language, examining the decisions and visual strategies involved in creating works of art. Students learn not just to look, but to really see. This tour is aligned with state content standards for history/social science for grades 1 through 3, and language arts standards (listening and speaking) and visual arts standards for grades 1 through 5. This tour is free for students and accompanying adults.

Suited for: Grades 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Capacity: 110 students

Offered: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

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