Art Museum of the Americas

The Art Museum of the Americas provides a range of educational and outreach activities, providing an engaging, educational, and fun service for the community. Students can create a piñata, a corn husk doll, or a carnival mask, make a friendship bracelet, or cast their own hand. The AMA offers many different workshops for children of all ages. School groups, as well as other community groups, from 8-20 participants are invited to schedule an appointment for a workshop between Tuesdays and Fridays. The AMA also offers guided tours of the current exhibitions with customizable options. 
 
Contact Info
Address: 201 18th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20006. Tel: 202-307-0147. Website: museum.oas.org. Hrs: 10AM-5PM Tues. - Sun.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: K-College. Activity Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Cost: Free.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Visual Arts, Social Studies.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Art, Social Studies. 

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