Narrative Through Landscapes (2nd-12th Grade)

Registration begins December 3 at 9am

Location: Honolulu Museum of Art, 900 S. Beretania Street
Days/Times: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9am-12pm, Wednesday 9-11am
Group Size: 60 students maximum per tour
Fee: FREE (including transportation if needed)
Grades: 2nd through 12th

Tour Description

In this hands-on tour, students will explore and compare Honolulu Museum of Art’s diverse collection of landscape paintings. From cities to countrysides, and from seascapes to volcanic vistas, students will discover how and why artists documented these scenes. Students will peer back in time and investigate the stories these landscapes tell about human land use and ecological impact. As part of this tour, students will meet with art instructors to create a landscape of their own, inspired by these works from Hawai’i, mainland America, and Europe.

Borrow Art

Extend your museum experience back in the classroom with artifacts from the Lending Collection! Pre-packaged boxes of objects are available for some tours, or hand-pick objects from the collection for any tour. The Lending Collection is a free resource for Hawai'i educators. Contact Dawn Sueoka at to visit the collection or to reserve a pre-packaged box.

Connecting to Standards

All of our school tours are aligned with Hawai'i’s Common Core and State Standards. View grade level specific standards that may be addressed on the Narrative Through Landscapes See Art Make Art field trip here

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