In-School Presentations

PowerPoint Presentations available in the classroom

for students Grades 1-12

  • Provide an introduction to the Museum’s Permanent Collection
  • Prepare Students for a visit to the Museum or stand alone
  • Designed to fulfill the academic content standards for Visual and Performing Arts
  • Must be requested and confirmed online at least three weeks in advance
  • Contact Dr. James Grebl or call 619.696.1953 for more information.



(one per presentation)

  • Hey Look!: Increases students’ understanding of art by teaching them how to look at a variety of works of art in the Museum’s Permanent Collection.
  • Oh, California!: Illustrates the history of California through artworks from the Museum’s collection.
  • Made in America: Traces the history of America through its art.
  • Nature in the Art of Asia: Explores animals and plants, as well as Buddhist, Shinto, and Hindu themes in the Museum’s Asian art collection.

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Bus Transportation available for Title One Schools

Financial assistance for bus transportation for school visits to the Museum for K-12 Docent Guided tours or Young Artists’ Workshops is available to Title One schools under the following requirements:

  • Assistance is in the form of reimbursement to the school for bus transportation costs
  • Reimbursement must be applied for and approved by the Museum prior to the date the tour takes place
  • Assistance is available only to Title One schools located within San Diego County
  • Tour or workshop arrangements must be made least three weeks in advance
  • A letter from the school’s Principal stating Title One status must accompany the application. Please email to or fax to 619.232.9367 or mail to POB 122107, San Diego, CA 92112-2107
  • An invoice billing the Museum for the cost of bus transportation must be submitted to the Museum after the trip is completed

If you would like to schedule a Museum visit and docent-guided tour following your In-School presentation please click on the button below.

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