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Contact Community Engagement Coordinator, Joel Bowers at 540.204.4120 or tours@taubmanmuseum.org.

All Grades Tour


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Art Quest

Art Quest tours provide teachers and students the opportunity to see the highlights of all exhibits on display. Teachers can work with the Children's Education Manager to request certain exhibits to focus on. Teachers also receive extended learning lessons that connect to the theme.

Duration: 60 minutes
Availability: All Year

Preschool Tours


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I-Spy

I – Spy tours are specifically designed for preschool groups.  Students create and decorate a pair of binoculars then use them on their guided gallery visit.  Students are encouraged to look for details such as colors, shapes, patterns and textures.  The tour is broken into 2, 15 minute sections followed by 30 minutes in our Art Venture interactive gallery.  I-Spy tours are an effective way to reinforce early learning concepts outside the classroom.

Duration: 60 minutes
Availability: All Year
Price: $5 per student, required chaperones free (1 per 10 children required), additional chaperones $5

Kindergarten-5th Grade Tours


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titian to monet: European paintings from joslyn art museum

Spanning nearly 500 years, the 52 works comprising the special ticketed exhibition Titian to Monet: European Paintings from Joslyn Art Museum narrate a broad history of European painting from the Italian Renaissance to nineteenth-century French Impressionism.

Tour Art Project: Texture Portraits: A New Twist on the Masters

Students will step back in time and discover the exceptional art of Rembrandt Van Rijn! Students will create a self-portrait inspired by Rembrandt reflecting their own unique personalities.

Duration: 90 minutes for 2-3 classes/groups; 120 minutes for 4 classes/groups
Exhibition: Titian to Monet: European Paintings from Joslyn Art Museum
Availability: Until January 8, 2023

Price: $8 per student, required chaperones free (1 per 10 students), additional chaperones $8 per person

Visual Arts SOLs:

K.1, K.2, K.3, K.6, K.12(e), K.13, K.15
1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.6, 1.12(e), 1.13, 1.15
2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.6, 2.12(e), 2.13(b), 2.15
3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.12(e)
4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.12(d), 4.13, 4.15, 4.16
5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.12(f), 5.13(b), 5.15, 5.16
 
Other Applicable SOLs: History and Social Science

K.1(a), K.2(a), 1.1(g), 2.1(g), 3.1(c)

Free for Roanoke City Public Schools thanks to the Strauss Family

6th-12th Grade Tours


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Titian to monet: european paintings from joslyn art museum

Spanning nearly 500 years, the 52 works comprising the special ticketed exhibition Titian to Monet: European Paintings from Joslyn Art Museum narrate a broad history of European painting from the Italian Renaissance to nineteenth-century French Impressionism.

Tour Project: Exploring Titian and Falconry

Students will explore history through the art of one of the greatest painters of the Renaissance! Students will discover the work of Titian and then will create their own projects inspired by all things falcons. 

Duration: 90 minutes for 2-3 classes/groups; 120 minutes for 4 classes/groups
Exhibition: Titian to Monet: European Paintings from Joslyn Art Museum
Availability: Until January 8, 2023

Price: $8 per student, required chaperones free (1 per 10 students), additional chaperones $8 per person

Visual Arts SOLs:

6.1, 6.2(a), 6.3, 6.6, 6.12(c), 6.14
7.1, 7.2(b), 7.3, 7.4, 7.5(a), 7.12(b), 7.15
8.1, 8.3, 8.6(c), 8.12(b), 8.15
AI.1, AI.2, AI.3, AI.6, AI.14, AI.17
AII.1, AII.2, AII.3, AII.6, AII.12, AII.14, AII.15
AIII.1, AIII.2, AIII.3, AIII.6, AIII.13, AIII.14, AIII.15
AIV.1, AIV.2, AIV.3, AIV.6, AIV.13, AIV.15

Other Applicable SOLS: History and Social Sciences

WHI.1(g), WHI.15(c), WHII.2(b)

Free for Roanoke City Public Schools thanks to the Strauss Family