Get Smart with Art
Get Smart with Art is a three part program for grades 4–12 that supports the California state content standards in language arts, social studies and visual arts. The program includes free curriculum materials and consists of:
- Visit prepration: teachers prepare students with Get Smart with Art curriculum in their classrooms before visiting the museum.
- Gallery tour: docents lead students through the galleries and highlight works studied in the classroom, encouraging dialogue about the art and cultures represented.
- Studio art activity: students will be asked to make connections to and explore artistic processes related to the artworks viewed in the galleries.
- Registration for school programs (October 9, 2018–May 24, 2019) will open July 9, 2018. Requests will be processed in the order received.
- Get Smart with Art guided visits are offered Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 10:30 am and 10:45 am.
- Please note that the guided tour and studio art activity require a two-hour commitment.
- Groups are not scheduled on the first free Tuesday of every month.
Schedule a Visit Online
- A minimum of 8 weeks' advance notice is required. All requests are subject to availability.
- The maximum size of a class group is 30 students; the only exceptions is 6th grade Get Smart with Art at the Legion of Honor, which can accommodate up to 90 students. Larger groups require multiple slots.
- Though Get Smart with Art is free, reservations must be held with a deposit check of $100 made out to COFAM. Deposits will be returned after your visit. Checks are only deposited in case of no-show or cancelation with less than three weeks' notice.
- A minimum of one adult chaperone is required for every 10 students.
Things to Know
The Get Smart with Art curriculum is included in your school program reservation and will be sent with your reservation confirmation.
Or order your Get Smart with Art curriculum by downloading and printing our PDF order form.
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 415.750.7696.
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