Education at the Hofstra University Museum
FOR TEACHERS & SCHOOLS K-12 - Planning Your Class Visit to the Museum
Guided tours and hands-on art-making activities facilitate inquiry-based discussion of the artwork and aim to foster the development of observation, analytic, communication and critical thinking skills. Students learn to look carefully at works of art and articulate their ideas about them. Programs address New York State Learning Standards in the Visual Arts as well as in ELA and Social Studies.
SCHEDULING A VISIT
The Hofstra University Museum welcomes school groups to explore the Museum's collections and special exhibitions with members of the Museum's Education staff. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 516.463.4041.
Times: Visits last for ninety minutes and are offered Monday through Friday.
Group Size: Please be aware that space limitations may apply; please call to discuss.
Chaperones: One per every ten students is required.
Fees: Visits are $5 per student. Fee waivers are available under special circumstances. Teachers and Chaperones are free.
Confirmation: You will receive letter confirming your tour date and time, an invoice for payment, and a map locating the Museum on the campus of the University. The confirmation form must be completed, signed and returned with a non-refundable $50 deposit to secure the reservation.
To schedule a school visit at the Hofstra University Museum, please contact the Museum Education Department at 516-463-4041 or email@example.com.