School Visit Program 2017/18

 

Titanic Exhibit and One Guided Museum Program for K – 12

The MAC is pleased to offer school field trip programs that complement and enhance elementary, middle school, and high school student learning. Our goal is to make history, art, and culture come alive through engaging exhibits, guided tours, and facilitated programs.

The museum is open for field trips Tuesday – Friday. Choose from morning or afternoon programs. A school visit to the museum includes a visit to Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition and a tour of historic Campbell House or a guided classroom program facilitated by a museum educator (scroll down for more information.) The morning program includes a Campbell House tour. Afternoon programs may include a Titanic lab or a painting program, depending on the day of the week selected. (Painting Program- Tuesdays and Wednesdays, Titanic Lab Program - Thursdays and Fridays). Morning Programs begin at 10:00 am and end 11:45 am.  Afternoon Programs begin at 12:00 pm and end at 1:45 pm.

Pricing

The cost of school visits is $10 per student.
Minimum of 18 students.
Maximum of 30 students.
(At registration, there will be an option to book up to two groups of 30 students each.)

Teachers and chaperones accompanying the group receive free admission. School visit groups are required to abide by a ratio of no more than 1 chaperone per 5 students. (Teachers do not count as chaperones).

Groups smaller than 18 must still pay the minimum fee of $180 to reserve a visit to cover the cost of our staff and educational resources.

A $20 registration fee is required to reserve your visit and will be applied to the total cost of the visit. The deposit must be paid online via credit or debit card at the time of registration.

Payment

Provide a purchase order form, PO number, or a check upon check-in at the museum. Sorry – we can only accept one check. Please make them payable to Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture. Deduct the $20 registration deposit from your total. For credit card payments contact Tricia.Finch@northwestmuseum.org at 509-363-5340.

Cancellation Policy

If a cancellation of a museum visit is necessary, contact education@northwestmuseum.org immediately. If the cancellation is made at least three weeks prior to the scheduled visit, the $20 deposit will be refunded.

Please contact the Education Department with any school visit questions at education@northwestmuseum.org or  509-363-5349.

Additional Information

Prior to bringing your students, we encourage you to visit the museum. Check-in at the Visitor Services counter with your teacher ID and reservation for entry to the exhibit.

We recommend a minimum of 3 chaperones and a maximum of 6 chaperones per class or a ratio of 1 chaperone for 5 students.

Please note: No lunch location will be provided on our campus this year due to the high number of visitors we anticipate during this exhibit

Visit the link for Titanic curriculum for classroom use before or after your visit.

Grants

Teacher resources of funders that may support the cost of your museum visit:

Target: corporate.target.com/corporate-responsibility/grants/field-trip-grants

Windermere: www.windermere.com

Wells Fargo: www.wellsfargo.com/about/corporate-responsibility

Donors Choose: donorschoose.org

NEA: www.nea.org/grants/52144.htm

Toshiba: www.toshiba.com/taf/

AFT: www.aft.org/funding-database

Contact

If you have questions regarding this process, please call (509) 456-3931 and ask for the Education Department.

Registration

With the exception of October 2017 visits, registration two full weeks prior to your visit is required to participate in a school visit program.
A $20 registration fee is required to reserve your visit and will be applied to the total cost of the visit. The deposit must be paid online via credit or debit card at the time of registration.

How It Works

Step 1:
Click on the "Make a Reservation!" link below. You will be asked to reserve a date/time for your visit with a $20 deposit. Include your school name, your name, class grade level, number of classes, and total number of students anticipated. Use the information box to provide any special needs for your visit.
Step 2:
You will receive a confirmation email.
Step 3:
Visit the link for Titanic curriculum to enjoy pre/post visit.
Step 4:
You will provide payment for the remainder of your balance upon arrival. $10 per student less the $20 deposit.

Payment

The remainder of your balance is due upon arrival: $10 per student less the $20 deposit. Provide a purchase order form, PO number or a check upon arrival/check in. Sorry – we can only accept one check. Make checks payable to Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture.

Cancellation Policy

If a cancellation of a museum visit is necessary, contact education@northwestmuseum.org immediately. If the cancellation is made at least three weeks prior to the scheduled visit, the $20 deposit will be refunded. We look forward to your visit.

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Campbell House and Guided Classroom Programs

Campbell House Tours (Tuesday – Friday, Morning 10:00 am – 10:45 am, 11:00 am – 11:45 am)

Guided Classroom Programs

A Day in the Life

Target Grades:
Kindergarten - 2nd

Goals and Objectives:
Introduce students to the Campbell family and their servants
Students will compare and contrast their own lives with those who lived a century ago

Program Description:
Tour the house from the perspective of the Campbell family and staff that lived there. Follow anecdotes and stories of life in 1910 while exploring early 20th century lives and how they parallel and differ from the lives of our students.

Technology and Innovation

Target Grades:
3rd - 5th

Goals and Objectives:
Students will compare and contrast the technology available today to the technology of the early 20th century

Program Description:
Study the house and the lives of the Campbell family as they evolve from the Traditional and oil lit Victorian Era to the Progressive Era filled with temperance movements, suffrage, and carbon filament light bulbs.

Design and Architecture

Target Grades:
6th - 12th

Goals and Objectives:
Discover how traveling and awareness of other cultures influenced the design of the Campbell House
Explore Kirtland Cutter's architectural contribution to the Campbell House and to Spokane

Program Description:
Delve deep into the structure of the house from its oak beams to the hierarchy of the household. This tour highlights Kirtland Cutter and his architectural contribution to Spokane and explores the diversity of the Campbells' taste and travels, as well as how the house has evolved through its existence.

Painting

(Tuesday and Wednesday, Afternoon 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm, 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm)

Students will use artist quality materials in a painting project exploring color theory. Students will create, develop and support ideas through collaborative conversations. The program is facilitated by a Teaching Artist using the Visual Thinking Strategy method to ensure a student-centered experience.

Titanic Lab

(Thursday and Friday, Afternoon 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm, 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm)

The Titanic Lab is an interactive workshop facilitated by a Museum Educator in a classroom setting.  Students will explore various stations including: waterworks, icebergs, trunks of the early 1900’s, and ship designs.