In Sky Color, Marisol volunteers to paint the sky for the class mural, but she is missing a key color that she needs. During her ride home on the school bus, Marisol finds inspiration that helps her consider all the colors the sky can be.
Ages 4 to 6
Art Tales is a tour designed for our youngest learners. This tour includes the reading of Sky Color by Peter H. Reynolds, exploration of one to two works of art, and an art- making experience.
Looking and Learning Skills
During the Art Tales: Sky Color tour, students will use their imaginations to explore works of art and discover how some artists depict the natural world. On this tour, students:
- Become familiar with a museum setting
- Observe, describe, compare, and contrast works of art
- Create a landscape
Examples of Works Featured on Tour
Group Size: Up to 45 students
Length: 60 minutes
Meeting Location: West Building Rotunda
Schedule a Tour
Requests for spring tours are no longer being accepted.
Requests for fall tours (September 26–December 9, 2016) will begin on August 1, 2016.
Tours must be scheduled at least four weeks in advance. Groups must contain at least 15 students.
Once your tour has been scheduled, you will receive a confirmation letter via mail in 10 business days (14 days for Spanish-language tours).
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