School Tours

*RECOMENDED:

Inquire early about group tours to ensure dates, times and tour guides are available.  Send emails to education@freeportartmuseum.org with:

  • preferred dates and times
  • which type of tour or topic is desired
  • the numbers of students and the ages
  • contact information: name, phone, email, school/organization

Each tour is developed to meet Illinois State learning goals and standards for grades K-12

  • FAM docents are trained to emphasize age-appropriate concepts and to encourage object-based learning.
  • Teachers have the option of adding a hands-on activity related to the guided tour for an additional cost. 

Cost:
The cost of guided tours is $1.00 per person. A related Hands-On Workshop can be added for $3.00 per person. Scholarship information is available by request.

Call the Education Coordinator at (815) 235-9755 or email: education@freeportartmuseum.org

Download our Registration Form

or sign up online

Animals in Art - Recommended for grades K-2

Experience Egypt – Recommended for 6th grade

Clay in History – Recommended for all grade levels

Continents and Cultures – Recommended for all grade levels

Math and Science – Recommended for all grade levels

Native American Illinois – Recommended for grade 4

Painting – Recommended for all grade levels

The Golden Mean Tour - Recommended for 6th grade

This tour provides students with a wide variety of activities that introduce them to the Golden Section or Ratio as the mathematical expression of the ideal proportion in Greek and Egyptian art.

Near and Far East Tour Activities - Recommended for grade 4th and 6th

This tour provides students with a wide variety of activities that introduce them to the Near and Far East Gallery with a focus on Japan and China.