PERSPECTIVES ON THE WEST | SCHEDULED BY REQUEST
What does the phrase “West” mean to you? During this 1-hour program, students will explore the West from the perspective of four very different artists. This program includes close looks at artists whose work ranges from 19th-21st centuries and whose artwork tells unique stories of the West. This program will prompt students to look closely at artwork depicting the West, how it is defined, and what it means personally. This program is aligned with Fine Arts and Social Studies TEKS.
SMA STUDIO: GELLI PLATE PRINTING
Are you ready to Gelli? During this 2-hour studio program, high school students will have the opportunity to explore monoprinting using the gelli plate printing process. Students will create multilayered prints using a variety of techniques emphasizing the principles of design. Finished prints can be used to create books, collages, and more. This program includes a visit to the galleries to see how artists on view at the Stark Museum of Art have used a variety of printmaking methods.
A maximum of 30 students may be scheduled per session for this program.
INSPIRING CURIOSITY WORKSHOP | SCHEDULED BY REQUEST
A recent museum study finds that “curious individuals are more open to learning about other perspectives and cultures.” This 1.5-hour workshop encourages students to consider ways to inspire curiosity and expand the stories told in the Stark Museum of Art’s galleries. Students will work in small groups with a facilitator to answer discussion prompts in a designated gallery. Groups will meet to discuss their findings and share their suggestions. Student feedback will be considered as the museum plans for future exhibitions.
SKETCHING IN THE GALLERIES | SCHEDULED BY REQUEST
Discover the art of sketching in the galleries during this 1-hour program. Students will learn how drawing is the foundation of all arts, as well as practice observational drawing skills, and learn techniques used by artists for centuries. Students of all drawing abilities are encouraged to participate. This program may be combined with additional high school offerings. This program is aligned with Fine Arts TEKS.
SELF-GUIDED VISIT | SCHEDULED BY REQUEST
Self-guided visits are perfect for teachers who want to lead their own tours of the Museum. Self-guided visits are typically 1-hour programs. A Museum Educator will greet your group upon arrival and review available exhibitions and museum manners before you explore the galleries.