Interactive Tours for Students

For each exhibition, Laguna Art Museum offers interactive school tours for all grade levels free of charge. Tours are facilitated by trained docents and are designed to let students be active participants in the process of looking at, learning about, and enjoying art.

The Education Department consults closely with teachers to ensure that thematic tours enhance classroom learning and support curriculum objectives.

Docent-Led Tours

  • Encourage Careful Observation
  • Foster an Open Exchange of Ideas
  • Cultivate Connections Between Art and Life
  • Create a Positive and Welcoming Learning Environment
  • Utilize a Variety of Teaching Strategies and Group Activities to Help Meet the Needs and Interests of Diverse Learners

Additional Information

  • Make a Reservation at Least Three Weeks Ahead of Time
  • 1 Adult Chaperone for Every 10 Students
  • Students and Adult Chaperones Admitted Free of Charge

Museum Hours

  • Monday - Tuesday, Friday - Sunday: 11:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
  • Thursday: 11:00 A.M. - 9:00 P.M
  • Closed on Wednesdays and on major public holidays

Art-Making Activities

Current Art-Making Activities

Due to construction in our lower level galleries, art-making activities are not currently offered. Thank you for your patience while we undergo exciting renovations at the museum!

Please download our classroom art activity ideas based on our recent exhibition Tony DeLap: A Retrospective. Both activities are adaptable to the classroom and correlate with works of art your students may see during their museum tour.

+Hard Edge Painting
+Line Sculptures

Art-Making Activities Are:

  • Aligned with Visual Arts Curriculum Standards
  • Taught by Museum Teaching Artists and Customized to Each Grade Level
  • Support Multi-Modal Learning and Reinforce Concepts Discussed During Gallery Hours

Reservations and Fees

  • $3 per Participant Material Fees (minimum of 20 participants or $60)
  • Art-Making Activities May Be Selected at the Time of Your Reservation
  • To make your reservation, please fill out the application form below, email Caitlin Reller, or call 949.494.8971 x221. Please note that the museum is closed on Wednesdays.

Schedule a Tour

Note to parents and teachers: Laguna Art Museum presents a wide variety of exhibitions depicting a broad scope of subjects, sometimes including adult themes. The museum recommends that you familiarize yourself with the current exhibition before your scheduled tour.