Gr 4-6, High school spanish
Civilizations from the ancient Americas made outstanding contributions that range from incredibly accurate calendars to astonishing monuments of archtecture. They also left a number of ceramic pieces which thousands of years later, still speak to their skill and artistry. Come to the Gardiner Museum and learn about the distinct cultures who flourished from western Mexico to southern Peru. This ceramics collection reveals the history, beliefs, and gastronomy of the Ancient Americas.
Half Day program:
Students will go on a gallery tour followed by a hands-on clay class.
Full day programs:
Students will handle artifacrts, view a presentation, complete a scavenger hunt in the gallery and have a discussion with an archaeologist