Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Philadelphia Museum of Art; Homeschool Classes


March 7, April 4, May 2, June 6


Ages 3-4 (Preschool)

Enjoy a workshop on Colors and Feelings

Ages 5-7 (Grade K-2)

Explore the topic: How Was it Made?

Ages 8-11 (Grades 3-6)

Get to know Vincent van Gogh and his friends, exploring and trying some Impressionist techniques and styles.

Age 12-17 (Grades 7-12)
Explore works of art as inspiration for a variety of writing activities.


This program consists of 2 hour classes held monthly on every first Wednesday from October to June. The theme of each class changes from month to month. Participants are divided into small groups by age, and each group works with the same Museum Educator throughout the year. Each class takes place in the Museum’s permanent galleries, and is designed to be an interactive lesson that encourages students to examine objects and ideas through a variety of activities including discussion, drawing, writing, role playing, and games. Preschool age group class will have a book read to them the galleries, look at original works of art that relate to the book, and make an art project to take home. The Preschool classes are from 10 am-11:45 am.


$8 per class - museum members

$10 per class - non members

Chaparones fees:

$4 per class members

$5 per class non members

$1 off each class when signing up for 4 or more classes.

* advance registration required

Janette Wheeler at 215 684 7582