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.
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.
September 30, 2016
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
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
Homeschool groups of 10 or more students are welcome to book any docent or audio-guided school tour and receive the group discount. Click the button below for more information about these tours.School Group Visits
Small groups (less than 10) wishing to self-guide or go on an audio-guided tour require no advance registration and tickets may be purchased online, at the door, or by calling 404-733-4444. Educator Resources
Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions about upcoming homeschool days or group tours.
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