K-12 Tour Request Form

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    1. Guided and self-guided tours are available to groups of 10 or more people. Guided tours must be scheduled at least two weeks in advance, are led by museum educators who will engage groups to support understanding of the cultural and historical context of the artwork, and last one hour.

      Availability

      Standard guided Tours are available Tuesday - Saturday between 10:30am - 3:00pm. Please  right click below and open the events calendar in a new tab to check  availability for your desired date and time: Events Calendar

      Pricing

      Standard guided tours are available for $3 per student for groups of 10 or more. Enhanced guided tours are available for $5 per student for groups of 25 students and up. There is a cap of 45 students per session. Larger groups please contact us to create a staggered experience for your organization. Please contact gsa@ganttcenter.org for information about enhanced tours for groups of 10-24 students. Self-guided school tours come with a museum overview at $2.00 per person for admission. Teachers are encouraged to visit prior to their scheduled tour in order to plan their self-guided tour. For  more information please contact gsa@ganttcenter.org or call (704) 547-3700.

      IMPORTANT NOTE: The Gantt Center does not offer lunch but there are many facilities in walking distance throughout Uptown Charlotte as well as green space for picnics.

      Standard Guided Tour

      (Scavenger Hunt + Thematic Exercise available; All ages)

      Guided tourExperience the history of the Harvey B. Gantt Center and an introduction to Charlotte’s Black History with an in depth 45 to 60-minute guided tour of our facility and our current exhibitions. Students can also experience a deeper connection with the exhibits by completing a thematic exercise or a scavenger hunt.

      NC DPI Standards

      CG 5: The learner will understand the visual arts in relation to history and cultures

      Visual Arts

      • Identify artists’ styles.
      • Use art vocabulary when discussing art and artistic styles.
      • Understand the use of global themes, symbols, and subject matter in art.


      Visualizing Black Art

      (Guided Tour + Art Making Workshop; 2nd - 12th Grades)

      Students will experience a 15-minute guided tour of one of our current exhibitions. A workshop focusing on one of the following noted Black Artists concludes the experience.

      • Romare Bearden
      • Kara Walker
      • Jean-Michel Basquiat
      • Augusta Savage
      • Gordon Parks

      Students will create art in the style of the artist their teacher has chosen. Students will be able to take their finished product with them at the conclusion of the workshop. Tours must be scheduled at least two weeks in advance.

      NC DPI Standards

      Visual Arts

      • V.1: Use the language of visual arts to communicate effectively.
      • V.3: Create art using a variety of tools, media, and processes, safely and appropriately.
      • 6.V.1.3: Identify artists’ styles.
      • 6.V.1.4: Recognize how artists use the Elements of Art and Principles of Design in creating art.


      Art Talk & Tour

      (Guided Tour + Art Talk + Q&A; 6th - 12th Grades)

      Students will experience a 30-minute guided tour of our current exhibitions followed by an art talk with regional artists and or art professionals. This tour option must be scheduled at least one month in advance.

      NC DPI Standards

      Visual Arts

      • V1: Use the language of visual arts to communicate effectively.
      • 7.CX.2.1: Analyze careers in art and a variety of other careers in terms of the art skills needed to be successful


      Storybook Tour

      (Guided Tour + Storytelling + Art Activity; Pre K – 1st Grade + Homeschools + Caregivers)

      Students younger than Pre-K must be accompanied by a caregiver.

      Experience an abbreviated guided tour of one of our exhibitions. Following the tour students will be treated to interactive storytelling related to African-American Arts + Culture and an art related coloring activity.

      NC DPI Standards

      Visual Arts

      • K.CX.1.3: Recognize key components in works of art from different artists, styles, or movements.
      • 1.CX.2.1: Identify the role of functional art in various communities around the world.
      • K.CX.1 Understand the global, historical, societal, and cultural contexts of the visual arts.
      • Literacy Component - Interactive storytelling allows students to build early literacy skills, increase their comfort level with reading and language. Promotes the value and love of reading at an early age.


      Envision Me

      Student drawing(Guided Tour + Goal Setting Exercise + Artist Led Drawing Workshop; 3rd - 12th  Grades)

      Students will be led on a guided tour of one  exhibition and then experience a 45-minute workshop centered around creating a personal vision. Led by a museum educator or teaching artist students will complete a goal setting exercise and use the information gained to create a self-portrait.

      NC DPI Standards

      Visual Arts

      • V.3: Create art using a variety of tools, media, and processes, safely and appropriately.

      Visual Literacy

      • A.V.1.2: Create art based on personal expression and applied design.
      • B.V.2.3: Create personal, symbolic expression as a means of communication (original, visual language).


      Activate The Image

      (Guided Tour + Writing Activity + Performance; 3rd - 12th Grades)

      Students will take a journey into the world of our exhibits and create a narrative for a piece of their choice. This workshop can also be expanded to include performances of the students’ written works.

      NC DPI Standards

      Visual Arts

      • 7.V.1.1: Use art vocabulary to analyze art.
      • V.1: Use the language of visual arts to communicate effectively.
      • CX.1: Understand the global, historical, societal, and cultural contexts of the visual arts.
      1. Organization Name *
      2. Group Type *
      3. Tour Type *
      4. Experience Type *
      5. Desired Date (Reference "Events Calendar" above for availability *
      6. Desired Start Time (Reference "Events Calendar" above for availability *
      7. Number of Students *
      8. Number of Chaperones *
      9. Are you familiar with the current exhibitions on view at the Gantt Center? *
      10. If you answered NO to the above, please visit our website at www.ganttcenter.org/exhibitions/
      11. What are your Learning Goals for the Visit? *
      12. How Does this Tour Connect to your Curriculum? *
      13. Do any Members of your Group Have Special Needs? Please Specify.
      14. Additional Information About Group

      Additional Documents

      W9_for_Gantt_.pdf
      Release_-_Photo_Video_Including_Minors.pdf

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