San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles

San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles

K-12 Museum Tours

The San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles serves schools, colleges, and universities throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond by providing educational tours and a textile-based hands-on experience. Our exhibitions provide a unique experience and serve as a vehicle for

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K-12 AND HIGHER EDUCATION MUSEUM TOURS AT SJMQT

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Program description

School Tours K-12

  • Offered Wednesday through Friday, 10 am to 2 pm
  • $125.00 10-30 students, free for chaperones
  • Age and grade specific projects and gallery activities
  • 45-minute guided tour
  • 45-minute textile-based hands-on art activity, room capacity is 30 students
  • Visual Thinking Strategies
  • Learning through Visual Arts Content Standards
  • Inquiry-based learning
  • Class curriculum connection

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Program Detail

Program type: Field Trip
Artistic Discipline: Visual Arts
Subject: Fine Arts
Population served: Pre-K, Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Tours are offered Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 10 am to 2 pm. Tours are not offered the first Friday of the month.

Available times:

10:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Space / technical requirements:

Maker Space

Our Maker Space is a multi-functional creative space that houses a variety of textiles. The space also serves as a classroom for our visiting school groups. Our 45-minute hands-on activities are conducted in the Maker Space. The Maker Space contains a sink and can also be utilized for wet processes. Our Maker Space can hold up to 30 students at a time.

Location(s):

San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles

520 South First St., San Jose, Ca. 95113

Fees / Ticketing:

K-12

  • $125.00 10-30 students, free for chaperones

 

Higher Education, College, University

  • $6.50 per student with valid ID
  • $50.00 Docent fee

Educator Qualifications

Standards are customized for every classroom visit: Yes
Instructors receive annual professional development training: Yes
Conducts educational programming for 2 or more years: Yes
Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance: Yes
Three letters of recommendation / references available: Yes
Connects to State and/or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes
Provides tools to assess student learning (workshops and residencies): Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes

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
Three letters of recommendation / references available: Yes
Connects to State and or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes
Provides tools to assess student learning (workshops and residencies): Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes

PHOTOS

  • Students share their textile collage pieces.

Cancellation Policy

$25.00 fee for changes or cancellations

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