Tours and More

Opportunities at the Quincy Art Center ($100 or less, does not include bus transportation cost)

Tour and Hands On at the Quincy Art Center
Kindergarten through 5th-grade children will enjoy an hour experience in the gallery with a guided tour and activity. This experience is $3 per student; teachers and parent helpers are free. There is a minimum of 10 students. (e.g. 33 students = $99)

Tour at the Quincy Art Center
Junior High, High School, College, and Adult Groups can enjoy a 15-minute introductory tour to the current exhibits for $1 per person. Take advantage of a more in-depth 30 minute engaged tour for $2 per person. There is a minimum of 5 people per tour. Consider combining this program with a painting lesson or other project. 

Opportunities to bring to your K – 12th grade Classroom or Youth Group ($150 or less)

 
Watercolor Painting or Beginning Drawing
Paint or draw a subject matter that coordinates with your class curriculum on student grade watercolor or drawing paper. Watercolor or drawing materials included. $30 per hour for an instructor, round trip mileage (54 cents per mile), and $1 per student. (e.g. 30 students = $30 + est.$2.50 + $30= $62.50)
 
Canvas Painting
Paint a canvas with acrylic paints. Choose from a selection of images to paint step by step or request a painting lesson that coordinates with your class curriculum. $30 per hour for an instructor, round trip mileage (54 cents per mile), and see below for cost per student.
Prices below include all supplies.
$3 per student, 9”x12” canvas
$3 per student, 10”x10” canvas
$4.50 per student, 11”x14” canvas
$6 per student, 16”x20” canvas
(e.g. 30 students = $99(10”x10”) +$30 + est.$2.50 = $131.50)

Pottery Wheel Throwing Demonstration
An experienced ceramicist will bring a pottery wheel to your classroom and demonstrate throwing multiple shapes out of clay. $30 for the first hour and $20 for each additional consecutive hour, plus round-trip mileage (54 cents per mile). Consider combining with a Clay Project.
Clay Project (1 visit)
Handbuild with air dry clay to create vessels, creatures, or a specific project that coordinates with your class curriculum. $2 per person. $30 per hour for an instructor plus round trip mileage (54 cents per mile). (e.g. 30 students = $60 +$30 + est.$2.50 = $92.50)
Clay Project (2 visits)
Handbuild with clay to create vessels, creatures, or a specific project that coordinates with your class curriculum. All pieces will be fired in a kiln, painted with glaze during a second visit (approximately two weeks later), then pieces will be fired again, and the finished pieces would be delivered to your classroom (approximately one week later). $5 per person: Includes 1 lbs of clay, glaze, and kiln firing. $30 per hour for an instructor plus round trip mileage (54 cents per mile). (e.g. 16 students = $80 +$60 + est.$7.50 = $147.50)

 
Painting Ceramic Holiday Ornaments
Choose from a selection of flat ceramic holiday ornaments to paint with glaze. Ornaments will then be fired in a kiln and delivered to your classroom approximately one week later. This project is $5 per ornament, $30 per hour for an instructor plus round trip mileage (54 cents per mile). (e.g. 23 students = $115 +$30 + est.$2.50 = $147.50)

Non-Profit Children’s Groups & Scouts

 
Have a specific art project in mind? Call us to schedule an art instructor just for your group! Come to us or we can come to you. Mileage charges will apply for off site visits. Instructors are $30 for the first hour and $20 for any additional hours, plus materials. See a material price list Click here .

If you are visiting the Art Center for your project, a tour of the galleries can be added at no additional cost during their scheduled time. Minimum of 7 kids.

 

 

To schedule a tour, or to find out more information about the Tour & Hands On Connection, contact us at 223-5900 or sstoll@quincyartcenter.org