DOCENT-GUIDED SUMMER TOURS are available from 12 noon until 3:00 pm for camps and other groups of students or adults. Tours are FREE but must be scheduled 3 weeks in advance.
To schedule a tour download a TOUR REQUEST FORM and email it to Education Director or FAX your form to 859.323.1994. Please have your preferred date and alternate dates in hand.
The Museum is a participant in the Kentucky Arts Council’s TranspARTation grant program which provides transportation funding to public and private Kentucky teachers and schools. For further information, and to access application forms, visit the Kentucky Arts Council website at http://artscouncil.ky.gov/Grants/TranspARTation.htm.
classroom guides for past exhibitions
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR EDUCATORS
Professional Development Registration Form
Several Saturday and Wednesday after school workshops are held during the academic year to introduce special exhibitions. These events offer a wealth of classroom resources as well as an opportunity to network with other educators.
If you would like to receive email notices for Professional Development events, please call the Museum at 859.257.5716
or email Education Outreach Coordinator, Sonja Brooks
BUS PARKING: Drivers can drop students in the Wildcat Plaza circle on the Avenue of Champions (Euclid Avenue between Limestone Avene and Rose Street); across from Memorial Coliseum. Drivers can park there but they must remain with the bus.
In bad weather students can be picked up in the covered Singletary Center circle drive. Please call ahead (859.257.6199 or 859.257.5716) to arrange for someone to meet you at the Singletary Center entrance.
The Museum offers the following tours:
DOCENT-LED STUDENT TOURS
Groups of more than 10 students are encouraged to arrange a docent-led tour.
Docent-led tours introduce your students to the principles of design and
composition using works or art from the permanent collection and special exhibitions.
Special tours that include art-inspired writing or drawing are also available.
YOUNG AT ART TOURS
Designed for ages 4-8, Young at Art tours include a story and a touch-and-learn segment.
ART TO GO
An art educator will visit your classroom with PowerPoint presentations and an
art-making component on a variety of art subjects.
Presentations last 45 minutes to an hour and are free.
Museum Docents are a group of interested and interesting people trained to conduct tours and interpret works of art to Museum
visitors. To find out more about the program, call 859.257.5716 or email Education Director, Deborah Borrowdale-Cox