LookSeeDo brings the Cincinnati Art Museum to your classroom! Teachers can choose from a selection of workshops based on their students’ grade level and curricular goals. Works of art from the museum’s permanent collection are used as points of departure for exploring various subjects and making interdisciplinary connections. Each workshop includes looking at and discussing works of art, in addition to a hands-on art project.
Please schedule at least one month in advance by calling the Tour Coordinator at (513) 639-2975. Please note that LookSeeDo programs cannot be booked in August or December.
Each program runs for approximately one hour and can be scheduled Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. There is a limit of 30 students per session. Please allow ten minutes before and after each program for set up and clean up.
Programs are available for schools within the I-275 loop and must take place in a public place and not a private residence.
LookSeeDo is $100 per program and $50 for each additional session on the same day. A maximum of three sessions per day can be scheduled. Please schedule at least one month in advance by calling the Tour Coordinator at (513) 639-2975.
Through a Child’s Eyes: Down on the Farm
Students talk about life on a farm as they look closely at the Cincinnati Art Museum’s Marc Chagall’s Red Rooster. A hands-on art project, inspired by Chagall’s work of art, allows students to create their own “feathery friend” collage.
Grades: Pre-K – Kindergarten
To learn more about the Through a Child’s Eyes early childhood curricula, visit http://www.art-throughachildseye.org/.
Looking closely at works of art from the Cincinnati Art Museum’s collection, students gain a better understanding of celebrations within American Indian cultures. Students also examine American Indian symbols and demonstrate their understanding of symbolism as they create their own pendant necklaces.
Grades: 1st – 4th
Math, Mosaics, and More
Students explore connections between math and art as they discuss shapes and patterns in both two-dimensional and three-dimensional works of art from the Cincinnati Art Museum’s collection. They learn about the technique of mosaic making followed by the opportunity to make their own cut-paper mosaic.
Grades: 1st – 3rd
The Geometry of Origami Sculptures
Students explore how shapes and angles factor into works of art and discover how artists incorporate geometry into their compositions as they examine works from the Cincinnati Art Museum’s collection. Using origami techniques, students then try their hand at creating three-dimensional paper collages.
Grades: 4th – 6th
Capturing The Natural World
The natural world has long been a source of inspiration for artists. Students look closely at works of art from the Cincinnati Art Museum’s collection, including landscapes and Audubon illustrations, to better understand the connection between art and nature. They then learn how to make stamps to create their own landscape print.
Grades: 1st – 3rd
The Fine Art of Charley Harper
Find inspiration from famed Cincinnati artist, Charley Harper. By looking at the artist's minimal depictions of nature and wildlife, students take note of his unique style and technique. They then make garland inspired by Harper’s bird prints that will add a touch of color and whimsy to the space.
Grades: 1st – 3rd
For questions regarding program content or scheduling, please call the Tour Coordinator at (513) 639-2975.