Hockaday Museum of Art School / Youth Group Tour Request

Make your tour arrangements as far in advance as possible to ensure that you receive the day and time most suitable for your needs. To schedule a tour please contact Kathy Martin, Director of Education, by phone at 406-755-5268 or email education@hockadaymuseum.org
Name of School/Group:
Current Membership:  Yes ___  No ____   (If you are not sure, our staff can confirm status for you)
If your school has a current membership, tours are free and are given priority on our tour schedule.
Non-member schools are charged $25.00 per tour. Teachers may preview exhibits prior to their scheduled tours at no charge.
Approximate Number of Participants: ______ Grade Level and/or Ages: ________________
Teacher Name: __________________________________________________________________
Phone Number/E-mail: __________________________  Best Time to Contact: ____________
Preferred Tour Date & Time: ______________________________________________________
Tours are normally scheduled Tuesday through Friday between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. However, special arrangements can be made -- please let us know!
Tour Choice:
(Please select one)
Meet the Museum, Pre-school through 1st Grade
       Length of tour: 30 minutes (optional 30 minute art activity can be added)
       In this introduction to the museum, children learn art media (painting, sculpture, photography),
       art themes (still life, landscape, portrait), and museum terms (gallery, artist, docent), while
       exploring the galleries in our historic Carnegie building.
        Color, Line, and Shape, Grades 1 through 3
       Length of tour: 45 minutes (optional 45 minute art activity can be added)
      Explore how color, line, and shape are used to make works of art. This tour uses careful looking
       exercises to help students understand the basic elements of art.
        Exploring the Elements of Art, Grades 4 through 8
       Length of tour: 45 minutes (optional 45 minute art activity can be added)
This tour explores the elements of color, line, shape/form, space, and texture. Guided looking,
       art making, and discussion activities help students understand how artists consciously
       manipulate these elements -- often in combination -- to achieve particular results.
        Art & Artists of Montana, Grades 2 through 8
       Length of tour: 45 minutes (optional 45 minute art activity can be added)
       Contemporary and historical art of Glacier National Park and Montana are featured on this tour
       of paintings, sculptures, and photographs from the museum's permanent collection.
        Temporary Exhibit Tour, All Grades
       Length of tour: 30 - 45 minutes (optional art activity can be added)
       The focus of this tour is on the highlights of temporary exhibitions currently on view. It can be
       adapted to meet your group's special interests. Check our EXHIBITS page for current listings.
We Would Like to Add an Art Activity:  Yes ________   No __________
Instruction and materials are available to make an art project related to the current exhibits. Projects are designed to match the skill level of participants and to integrate the project with their gallery experience.
We Would Like a Pre-Tour Talk:  Yes ________   No _________
Groups with participants under the age of 9 are strongly encouraged to schedule a pre-Tour Talk before their visit to the museum. Prior to a tour, a member of our education staff will come to the classroom or group's facility to introduce the exhibits and related vocabulary, review "museum manners," and build interest in touring the museum by answering questions.
Special Needs/Requests: __________________________________________________________