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Activities and Scavenger Hunts for Self-guided Groups

Reservations are required for all school groups. Please be sure that you have reserved your self-guided tour by completing the online request to assure space is available for your group.

Please be sure to provide students with writing surfaces and pencils. Using walls and display cases for writing is not permitted.

Self-guided tour activities

These activities for self-guided groups are designed to be used by a teacher or chaperone to facilitate a conversation about artworks with students. Alternatively, students can use these individually to guide looking and study as long as the chaperone remains with them at all times.

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Scavenger Hunts

These scavenger hunts are for use by individual students within groups visiting the museum with a teacher or other adult chaperone.

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Activity Worksheets

Browse our collection of activity worksheets designed to support learning at the museum. Choose from activities that enhance writing, studying the visual elements and principles, or gaining deeper understanding of art styles, movements, practices and collection areas while in the galleries.

Academy AwardsArt HaikuBook by Its CoverCharacteristics of ExpressionismCharacteristics of ImpressionismColor SchemesCreating IllusionsDepth in Still Life PaintingsDialogue DevelopmentDiscover Period RoomsElements of ColorElements of LineElements of ShapeElements of SpaceElements of TextureExplore Art- AmericasExplore Art- Pacific IslandsExploring Japanese Tea UtensilsFinding Stories at MiaThe Half-Minute LookHow to Read Museum LabelsLooking at Modernist FurnitureIdentifying MudrasPoint of ViewPortraitsPrimary and Secondary ColorsPrinciples of Art- BalancePrinciples of Art- EmphasisPrinciples of Art- Rhythm and PatternsPrinciples of Art- UnitySeeing Photography [Questions]Warm Cool ColorsWhat Does Photography Say to YouWhat is BaroqueWho Am I?You Be Judge- Renaissance Paintings,



We look forward to seeing you and your students at Mia!

Group Guidelines and Responsiblities Self Guided Visits for Schools