SMA STUDIO: FUSED GLASS MOSAICS
During this 2-hour studio program, high school students will have the opportunity to learn about fused glass and create their own fused glass mosaics. Students will explore the elements of art and design while creating an original mosaic. Fused glass mosaics will be fired in our kiln and ready for pickup in approximately 4 weeks. Participating teachers will be required to return to pick-up artwork once fired.
THINK LIKE AN ARTIST | SCHEDULED BY REQUEST
Step into the shoes of an artist and explore the Stark Museum of Art through an artist’s eyes during this 1-hour experience. Students will learn basic observation skills while identifying big ideas, key details, and what makes a work of art a masterpiece, all while learning about how the art of observation can be used in a wide assortment of careers. This program is aligned with Fine Arts TEKS.
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.