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STUDENT PROGRAMS


Arts in the Basic Curriculum (ABC) Program - GRADES 4-5

Investigate the Museum's collection through this exciting multi-visit program that engages students in close observation, critical thinking, and creative responses to artwork across cultures and time periods.
Applications available in April for the forthcoming school year.

5th Grade Explorers – GRADE 5 (SLPS)

St. Louis Public School District 5th graders are invited to participate in a special single-visit, 90-minute gallery experience. Students will receive a sketchbook and pencil to engage in writing and drawing activities during this visit, exploring various regions, time periods, and media.
Register through our Group Visit Request Form.

The STEAM Project – GRADES 6-8

Encourage cross-curricular inquiry with middle school students through The STEAM Project. This two-hour program connects the Museum’s collection areas to the STEM fields and culminates in a hands-on project involving science, technology, engineering, and/ or mathematics. Registration to begin Spring 2018.

A World of Difference: Concepts of Beauty and Bias – GRADES 6-12

Empower students with tools to identify, understand, and counteract negative bias in real world situations using works of art. Offered in partnership with the Anti-Defamation League’s A World of Difference Institute, this program investigates issues of cultural, social, and economic bias. More information can be found here. Ongoing registration; inquire about availability at schoolprograms@slam.org

Exploring with the Artist - GRADES 9-12

Introduce your students to a real world experience. Each year, a nationally renowned contemporary artist is selected to spend a day with students thinking about and creating art. This program is an extraordinary opportunity for students to think critically about both theory and practice in contemporary art.
Now accepting applications for the October 2017 program

High School Art Project - GRADES 9-12

Examine focused areas in the collection and work directly with a local artist or educator on a collaborative, hands-on art project. They have the opportunity to learn through discussion of celebrated works in the Museum and through practical application of the creative process.
Applications available: mid-fall annually.