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
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
Length: 60 minutes
Meeting Location: West Building Rotunda
Tour Request Form
Requests for winter/spring tours are no longer being accepted.
Request for Fall tours (September 24 – December 7, 2018) will begin on August 1 – November 3, 2018.
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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