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The Children's Museum of Indianapolis

The Children's Museum of Indianapolis

The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis is a favorite field trip destination for both students and teachers. The museum provides exhibits, enriching learning experiences, and inquiry-based programs. Professional educators design museum experiences around Indiana’s Academic Standards in

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Program description

Grades 3–8
Fridays, January–May 2019
10:30 and 11:30 a.m.; 12:30 p.m.
45 minutes, 30 students
What made art unique in ancient Egypt? Math, of course! Students learn about how the Ancient Egyptian artists used mathematical proportions to produce their distinctive look.
Students will use math skills to create an Egyptian-inspired artwork of their own.

Program Detail

Program type: Field Trip
Artistic Discipline: Visual Arts
Subject: Fine Arts: Visual Arts, Math
Population served: Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Fridays, January–May 2019

Available times:

10:30 and 11:30 a.m.; 12:30 p.m.

Length of program: 45 minutes

The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

Fees / Ticketing:

Program included in cost of museum admission. Student admission: $6.50 each. One adult for every five students is free.


Standard 3 - Geometry
Standard 4 - Measurement
Anchor Standard 7 – Perceive and analyze artistic work: Individual aesthetic and empathetic awareness developed through engagement with art can lead to understanding and appreciation of self, others, the natural world, and constructed environments.
Anchor Standard 7 – Perceive and analyze artistic work: Visual imagery influences understanding of and responses to the world.
Anchor Standard 8 – Interpret intent and meaning in artistic work: People gain insights into meanings of artworks by engaging in the process of art criticism.
Anchor Standard 10 – Synthesize and relate knowledge and personal experiences to make art: Through art-making, people make meaning by investigating and developing awareness of perceptions, knowledge, and experiences.
Anchor Standard 11 – Relate artistic ideas and works with societal, cultural, and historical context to deepen understanding: People develop ideas and understandings of society, culture, and history through their interactions with and analysis of art.


Conducts educational programming for 2 or more years: Yes
Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Provides tools to assess student learning (workshops and residencies): Yes
Provides scholarship and reduced fees: Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes
Connects to State (IDOE) and/or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes


Cancellation Policy

Please call 317-334-4000 to cancel a field trip reservation.


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