Virtual Field Trips

The best way to learn about art is to experience it. HoMA’s virtual field trips invites students to engage in art, even from a distance, by seeing, making, and talking about art!
Each virtual field trip will include the following resources:

  • Video Series: Each element will be covered through three videos that engages students to examine the elements in artwork found in our collection alongside an artmaking activity.
  • Facilitation Guides: A quick guide on how to use this resource for your education settling.
  • Glossary: A printable pdf that educators and students can reference while discussing each element.
  • Supply List: Outlines supplies needed for class or indiviual for each artmaking activity.


Elements of Art Series

In this virtual field trip series, students will explore the elements of art. Each element will be dissected by looking at works from our collection alongside an art activity lead by one of our Teaching Artists. Feel free to use our videos in the classroom and download our resource pdfs to use as handouts.
Inspire creativity and encourage vocabulary!

Line (Grade 9-12)

One of the fundamental building blocks of art, students will explore the vast qualities of line and use what they learn to create a unique paper project.

Shape (Grade 3-5)

A dynamic and unique element, shape will be explored through a variety of mediums, followed up by an exploration of shape through the art of Notan.