Museum of Fine Arts

Learn about the diverse history of art! This museum has a comprehensive collection of art from the 18th-20th centuries, ancient art, Renaissance art, and also mixed media, photography, and art from Chinese, Japanese, and Dutch cultures. With a particular emphasis on portraiture, the museum’s collections offer an engaging look at the way both real and mythological figures have been depicted over time and throughout the world. Your group can also enjoy early photography, relief sculpture, furniture, and religious objects. Docent-led tours engage your learners with discussion and writing exercises, as they explore the collections and the role of art in culture.

Contact Info
Address: 255 Beach Dr. NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701. Pinellas County. Tel: 727-896-2667 ext. 210. Email: reception@mfastpete.org. Website: www.mfastpete.org. Hrs: Mon.-Sat. 10AM-5PM, Thurs. 10AM-8PM, Sun. 12PM-5PM. Same Day Booking: No.

Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1.5 hours. Cost: Fee.

SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Art, Visual Arts.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Art.

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Museums & Exhibits Lesson Plan

Hunting for ideas to make museum trips more exciting? Allow a sculpture to inspire a creative story. Enact a skit from a painting. Sketch creatures from a science exhibit. Giving your students a fun focus can make a trip to the museum more enjoyable.... Continue