San Antonio Museum or Art

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The Parts of Art

How is a work of art created? This tour introduces younger students to the fundamental elements of art, including line, color and shape. Older students can discover the techniques that artists use to achieve motion, perspective, illumination and texture. This tour meets many Math, Science and Fine Art K-12 TEKS, and is ideal for Math, Physical Science and Art K-12 curricula.

  • Guided tours are 50 minutes long.
  • Two week's advance reservation is required.
  • The Museum can accommodate 30-60 students per time slot. Special accommodations will be made for larger groups.
  • At least 1 chaperone is required per 10 students. Chaperone must be 18 years or older.
  • Students, teachers, and chaperones will be admitted to the Museum for free. Admission fees for special exhibitions may apply.
  • Space may be reserved for students to eat their bag lunches.
  • If you need to cancel your tour reservation, please notify the Tour Scheduler at (210) 978-8138. If you are running late on your tour day, please notify the Museum’s front desk at (210) 978-8100.
  • Ask about our bilingual tour guides.
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