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  • Interested in bringing your school group on a fieldtrip to the High? Just follow the steps below! 

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    Behind the Scenes Career Tour (Grades 6–12)

    Go behind the scenes at the High and learn about the journey that an artwork takes from the time that it arrives at a museum on a truck to when it is hung on the walls. Students will take on the roles of the many different museum professionals who are integral to this process, while learning about the knowledge and skills necessary for a range of museum careers.

    Cost: $9/student
    Capacity: 10 students
    Program lasts approximately one hour. Available Tuesday–Friday.



    Celebrate Black History (Grades K–12)

    Celebrate the impact of black history throughout the school year with a tour that examines works of art by African and African American artists. Students will view depictions of African American life and consider art as social commentary, as well as note the influence of African art and culture on regional and national black history.

    Cost: $7/student
    Capacity: 120 students
    Docent-guided tour lasts approximately 1 hour. Available Tuesday–Friday.


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    HIGHlights (Grades K–12)

    HIGHlights tours offer students an overview of the High’s collection by comparing and contrasting select objects. Students will use questions, observations, and discussions to discover meaning in works of art that date from before the common era to the present. Using their twenty-first-century thinking skills, students can experience interactive tours about architecture, women artists, narrative art, and more! Contact the School and Teacher Services department to present your own idea for a tour.

    Cost: $7/student
    Capacity: 120 students
    Docent-guided tour lasts approximately 1 hour. Available Tuesday–Sunday.


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    Dikenga: Discover African Art (Grades K–12)

    Works from West African traditions will guide students through the African art gallery in the circular path of the dikenga, the Kongo cosmogram that charts birth, adulthood, elders, and ancestors along the universal pathways of life.

    Cost: $7/student
    Capacity: 60 students
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