Albuquerque Homeschool Forum / Field trips and outings / Museum of Indian Arts & Culture
Posted by: Shannon_D (Guest), September 28, 2005, 9:35pm
The Museum of Indian Arts & Culture Located:Museum Hill TM at 710 Camino Lejo off Old Santa Fe Trail in Santa Fe, New Mexico. http://www.indianartsandculture.org The Museum of Indian Arts & Culture offers two choices of thematic tours with related hands-on activities for grades K-8.
The Passport Tour This 45 minute tour will stop at five stations in the museumís permanent exhibition, Here, Now and Always. In the museumís classroom, a hands-on activity will support the theme of the tour. The Stories Tour This 45-minute tour of the exhibitions Here, Now, and Always and the Buchsbaum Gallery of Southwestern Pottery will focus on the dynamic oral traditions of Indian people and how these traditions are transmitted between generations and reflected in art. Each museum visit will include a hands-on lesson in the museumís classroom, listening to Native American stories and creating animals in clay (grades K-2) or with watercolor paints (grades 3-8).
Thematic tours with hands-on activities are offered Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday mornings at 10:00am or 1:00 pm in the Living Traditions Center of the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture. Each scheduled museum visit includes: Confirmation packet of materials for classroom use Pre-museum visit to the classroom by Outreach Educators (45 minutes) Tour of Here, Now and Always and/or Buchsbaum Gallery of Southwestern Pottery Follow-up curriculum packet of suggested related activities
To schedule a visit to the museum, please contact Joyce Begay-Foss at 505/476-1272 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.