The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco and other Bay Area cultural institutions are teaming up to host Member for a Day on Saturday, January 19, 2013.
Exploring the Highlands of New Guinea is a collaborative educational program conceived by the curatorial department of the Jolika Collection of New Guinea Art at the de Young in partnership with the Conservatory of Flowers and the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco, and the Enga Take Anda Tradition and Transition Centre of Papua New Guinea. This program uses resources from each partner institution to create an immersive experience for students to study how the ecosystem of New Guinea influences the art of the region. Grades: 3–6
Curriculum supported visits engage students in close-looking, art-making and writing exercises based on the permanent collection and temporary exhibitions.
The de Young and the Legion of Honor welcome K–12 class visits to the permanent collection galleries and special exhibitions.
The Fine Arts Museums provides special exhibition programming exclusively for school groups.
Teacher Guides are available to download and provide preparatory and in-gallery lessons focused on the Museums' permanent collections.
The Education department at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco provides a rich and varied array of resources for educators to implement in the classroom. Teachers Guides can be used both in the classroom to prepare students for their visit to the Museums as well as to conduct in-gallery lessons, while Get Smart with Art materials can be downloaded and applied in the classroom setting.
The Education Department at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco provide a wide variety of resources, events and written materials for educators planning visits to the Museums with their students. Below you will find rich source material with which to prepare yourself and your students to visit the Museums, including teacher workshops, special events, temporary exhibition resources and much more.