we offer discounted admission for high school and college groups to provide tools for our future educators, professionals and leaders

The Museum offers four different styles of tours: think, play, create and innovate! Select which type of tour best suits your classroom goals, student ages and availability.

Registration for school + group visits from September 2019 through May 2020 is now open! For questions, please contact education@thinkplaycreate.org

THINK tour

During this two-hour THINK tour with a Museum Teaching Artist, your group will get the chance to explore the current array of interactive and creative contemporary art installations. Students will participate in discussions that encourage inquiry-based thinking from original artworks. The tour is sure to inspire discussions that can connect to your curricula in visual art, social studies, science and history.

Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 9:30-11:30am or 10am-12pm. Tuesdays are available in the summer season.

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SELF-GUIDED excursion

Two-hour SELF-GUIDED excursions offer groups the opportunity to explore the Museum’s variety of interactive exhibits at their own pace. Teachers and chaperones lead small groups of students through the spaces with a Museum-provided map and prompts. These self-guided excursions provide the opportunity for classroom curriculum-specific  discussions facilitated by the visiting educator. Teens and adults can play, too!

Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 9:30-11:30am or 10am-12pm. Tuesdays are available in the summer season. 

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CREATE exploration

The two-hour CREATE exploration experience focuses on the artists in your students! Students will discuss and experience the interactive art pieces created by contemporary artists in the current exhibition, then create a unique artwork with a Museum Teaching Artist. The guided tour and hands-on art making activity builds students’ problem solving and critical thinking skills as they delve into the artistic process.

Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 9:30-11:30am or 10am-12pm. Tuesdays are available in the summer season. 

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INNOVATE Adventure

Starting January 2020. Reserve your space now!

The two-hour INNOVATE adventure focuses on tinkering and innovation! In this guided tour, students will experience the interactive and innovative art spaces in the Museum as well as participate in a hands-on design challenge that promotes skill-building, problem solving and creativity. This tour will be led by one of our experienced Teaching Artists and is inspired by the Museum’s in-house makerspace, Innovators LAB.

Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 9:30-11:30am or 10am-12pm. Tuesdays are available in the summer season. 

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pricing

Student Fees
THINK and PLAY students: $9
CREATE and INNOVATE students: $12

Chaperone Fees
Policy requires one chaperone per every 20 high school students. Complimentary admission is extended to those adults. Groups will be charged $5 for every additional chaperone beyond a 1:5 ratio. Chaperones accompanying students with special needs are not charged.

 

Questions? Review our FAQs. For additional information, email education@thinkplaycreate.org.