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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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DALE CHIHULY ART

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Program description

Grades 1–5
Wednesdays, August 2019–May 2020
10:30 and 11:30 a.m.; 12:30 p.m.
50 minutes, 30 students
Dale Chihuly is a world-renowned glass sculptor who created the permanent artwork
Fireworks of Glass that rises through the core of the museum, as well as the accompanying Pergola Ceiling. Experience how Chihuly designed these pieces and help create a collaborative sculpture by designing a

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Program Detail

Program type: Field Trip
Artistic Discipline: Visual Arts
Subject: Fine Arts: Visual Arts
Population served: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Wednesdays, August 2019–May 2020

Available times:

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

Length of program: 50 minutes
Location(s):

The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

Fees / Ticketing:

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

IDOE STANDARDS

SCIENCE:
Standard 1 - Physical Science
FINE ARTS: VISUAL ARTS:
Anchor Standard 1 – Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work: Creativity and innovative thinking are essential life skills that can be developed.
Anchor Standard 1 – Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work: Artists and designers shape artistic investigations, following or breaking with traditions in pursuit of creative artmaking goals.
Anchor Standard 2 – Organize and develop artistic ideas and work: Artists and designers experiment with forms, structures, materials, concepts, media, and art-making approaches
Anchor Standard 2 – Organize and develop artistic ideas and work: Artists and designers balance experimentation and safety, freedom and responsibility while developing and creating artworks.

Qualifications

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

PHOTOS

Cancellation Policy

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

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