The Foster, Palo Alto

The Foster, Palo Alto

Our mission is to share artist-explorer Tony Foster’s powerful exhibitions of watercolor Journeys to inspire reflection, discussion, and education about art, wilderness, and the natural world. The Foster offers a variety of options and activities for schools and teachers, including field trips, customized experiences, and teacher professional learning workshops.

EDUCATOR CONTACT INFO

kristy@thefoster.org

https://www.thefoster.org/

  940 Commercial Street, Palo Alto, CA 94303

Santa Clara County

Design Your Own Adventure

Program description

Feeling creative? Let’s collaborate to plan a visit that connects the work of Tony Foster with your curriculum and content standards in science, social studies, or the arts. This option allows you to shape your experience at The Foster in collaboration with our museum education staff. We look forward to working with you to plan a visit that meets your group’s unique needs.

Booking / scheduling contact

Kristy Esparza

 kristy@thefoster.org

Program detail
Artistic discipline: Literary Arts, Media (film, video), Storytelling, Visual Arts
Cultural Origin: European, Other
Program type: Field Trip, School Program
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
Subject: Fine Arts, Science, Social Studies
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Monday – Friday

Available times:

10am – 1pm

Location(s):

940 Commercial Street, Palo Alto, CA

Fees / Ticketing:

Free

Educator Qualifications

Standards are customized for every classroom visit: Yes
Instructors receive annual professional development training: Yes
Provides lesson plans: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Connects to State and/or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes
Provides scholarship and reduced fees: Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes

Qualifications

Maintains general liability insurance: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Connects to State and or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes
Provides scholarship and reduced fees: Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes