ArtSmart classes and Home School Tuesdays will not be held this fall due to construction on the Kansas State University campus. Parking will be extremely limited, however the museum will remain open. Check the museum’s website or call 785-532-7718 for the latest information. ArtTotes, the Exploration Station and gallery guides are always available whenever you visit the museum. Classes will resume in January.
School tours for Fall 2015
Although public parking will be greatly reduced during the fall semester, this will not impact school tours. Busses can drop off and pick up students in the circle drive by McCain Auditorium, then park at City Park. Further instructions will be supplied when tours are scheduled.
NEW: The Artist’s Voice (grades K-6). The work of artist Jacqueline Bishop will allow students to see how an artist can fight for a cause, in this case, better treatment of the natural environment. Students will apply Bishop’s artistic techniques (collage and printmaking) to their own work about the prairie environment. Funded by the Bramlage Family Foundation.
NEW: Shine a Light on Art and Science (grade 1). This tour has been designed as a community resource for USD 383 1st grades learning about the science of light. Students will learn about the spectrum and the difference between the colors of light and pigments, light sources and shadows, and the optics involved in dot matrix printing or pointillism.
ONGOING: The museum will continue to offer Picturing Kansas (grades K-4), The Intersection of Math and Art, (grades 4-8) and The Fine Art of Observation (all grades).
Please visit here for more information on tours.