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, she finds inspiration that helps her consider all the colors the sky can be.
Art Tales: Sky Color
Ages 4 to 6
Requests for winter/spring tours (January 6 – May 29, 2020) will be accepted from December 2, 2019 – May 2, 2020.
Art Tales is a tour designed for our youngest learners. This tour includes the reading of Sky Color by Peter H. Reynolds, exploration of two landscape paintings, 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; and
• create a landscape
Examples of Works Featured on Tour
Group Size: Up to 60 students (10:30 a.m. tour); up to 75 students (12:30 p.m. and 2:15 p.m. tours)
Length: 60 minutes
Meeting Location: West Building Rotunda
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 e-mail in 10 business days (14 days for Spanish-language tours).
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