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Field Trip Tour Guide Training

September 4, 2024

Field trip tour guides lead students through the galleries, facilitating art discussion and activities. You do not need any art or teaching experience!

The required training will be capped at 8 participants. All sessions are required. The expectation is that you are committed to the 2024-2025 school year and can participate in a field trip at least once per month October 2024-June 2025 (although most field trips happen March-June).

REGISTRATION CLOSES AUGUST 23, 2024.

Required training sessions:

    • Wednesday, September 4, 10:00 AM-12:30 PM: Introduction to field trips, Go on a mock field trip.
    • Thursday, September 5, 10:00 AM-12:30 PM:  Review Visual Arts Tours and demo activities.
    • Friday, September 6, 10:00 AM-12:30 PM: Review English Language Arts Tours and demo activities.
    • Wednesday, September 11, 10:00 AM-12:30 PM: Review other tours (Social Studies and Social Emotional Learning Tours, etc.), Prep practice tours, Working with youth.
    • Thursday, September 12, 10:00 AM-12:30 PM: Catch up, Open time for guides to practice.
    • Friday, September 13, 10:00-1:00 PM: Practice tours.

Keep in mind since you are working with youth, you may be asked to undergo a safety screening by the museum at any time.