Bring your group for a fun and ART-ful visit to The James Museum. Explore the art and stories found in our galleries and find inspiration for an art-making activity in our studio.
Wild about art
(Rising K-2nd Graders)
Alfredo Rodriquez, Sharing the Shearing (detail), 1984, oil on canvas
Go on a wildlife adventure in search of animals in the galleries. Learn about animal habitats and what we can do to protect them and the environment.
Artmaking add-on: Create your own animal sculpture using recycled materials.
ART IN THE ROUND
(Rising 3rd-5th Graders)
Dave McGary, The Providers, 2011, bronze
Discover art from all angles with this sculpture and 3D focused tour. Learn about various art mediums and how artists use form to share a message or moment in time.
Artmaking add-on: Sculpt your own clay masterpiece inspired by what you find.
FACES & PLACES
(rising middle & high school)
Thomas Blackshear II, Bronco Break (detail), 2019, oil on canvas
What is a portrait and what can it say? Observe different faces and places of the West and the stories they tell.
Artmaking add-on: Create a “selfie” using a variety of mixed media materials.