The San Jose Museum of Art celebrates new ideas, stimulates creativity, and inspires connections with every visit. Welcoming and thought-provoking, the Museum rejects stuffiness and delights visitors with its surprising and playful perspective on the art and artists of our time.
110 S. Market Street, San Jose, CA 95113
Letâ€™s Look at Art is a docent-led outreach program that has been bringing visual art appreciation presentations to Santa Clara CountyÂ Schools since 1968. Today, Letâ€™s Look at Art serves an average ofÂ 30,000 students in 1,000+ classrooms each year. The programâ€™s missionÂ is to provide interactive visual arts education experiences that fosterÂ awareness and appreciation of art and challenge students to buildÂ critical thinking skills through visual analysis. Drawing on strategies forÂ engaging children in dynamic conversations about works of art, docentsÂ help students look at the world from various perspectives, learn artÂ vocabulary that can be utilized in other aspects of their education, buildÂ self-esteem, and see how art plays a critical role in their communities.
Trained educators bring portfolios to individual classrooms throughout Santa Clara County, and facilitate inquiry-based discussions that last 45 â€“ 60 minutes. The images are chosen for developmental appropriateness and for their capacity to harmonize with the California Visual Arts Content Standards.
All participating students receive a family pass good for admission to the Museum.
Available during school hours.
At your school