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  • The High Museum of Art offers special programming just for homeschool families on selected days throughout each year.


    Homeschool Days at the High



    Mark your calendar now for Homeschool Days at the High Museum! Each day will focus on a featured artist, theme, or exhibition. This program comes free with Museum admission.


    Daily Schedule:

    Museum hours: 10 a.m.–5 p.m. (scavenger hunts will be available beginning at 10 a.m.)

    Docent-led tour: 1 p.m.

    Art-making workshop: 1–3 p.m.


    Dates:


    September 30, 2016

    STEAM

    STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics. During this Homeschool Day, we will explore how artists are creative problem solvers. Students and families will have the opportunity to explore a variety of design challenges in both the galleries and art-making studios.

    A STEAM-themed tour will begin at 1 p.m.


    November 18, 2016

    I See a Story: The Art of Eric Carle

    In conjunction with the special exhibition I See a Story: The Art of Eric Carle, programming during this Homeschool Day will examine painting and collage techniques. View Carle’s original painted tissue-paper collages in the Museum’s galleries and explore his sources of inspiration: nature, memories, childhood tales, and journeys. Students will learn paper-painting techniques and create their own Eric Carle–inspired book endpapers.

    Meet at 1 p.m. for an Animals in Art tour with stops in I See a Story: The Art of Eric Carle.


    January 27, 2017

    Textiles

    Discover textiles in the High Museum’s collection. Students and families will explore patterns, materials, and designs found in textiles. During the art-making workshop, use cloth, yarn, beads, and other materials to create your own artwork inspired by quilts and fabrics in the Museum.

    Join us for a Highlights tour at 1 p.m.


    March 31, 2017

    Cross Country: The Power of Place in American Art, 1915–1950

    Encounter artworks that depict life in rural America during the first half of the twentieth century. Organized according to geographic region, this exhibition explores what was happening in American art during the period encompassing the two World Wars. Students and families will create landscape paintings inspired by objects in Cross Country.

    An audio guide will be provided with Museum admission.


    May 12, 2017

    Painter and Poet: The Wonderful World of Ashley Bryan

    Celebrate the decades-long career of children’s book author and artist Ashley Bryan, whose picture books reflect a wide variety of influences, from African folktales to jazz and poetry. In addition to viewing Bryan’s paintings, drawings, puppets, collages, and prints in the galleries, students will explore printmaking processes in an art-making workshop.

    Meet at 1 p.m. for an Animals in Art tour with stops in Painter and Poet: The Wonderful World of Ashley Bryan.


    Homeschool Day Admission Pricing

       •   $7 per homeschool student

       •   Regular museum admission for adults   >>>For information on current ticket pricing

       •   FREE for members