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Grade K - 3

Animal Safari

Bring your students to travel around the world on our animal safari! Explore our many different galleries and view clay versions of animals from the jungle, forest, sky, and sea.  Learn the difference between clay, sand, and soil.

  • Links: Visual Arts, Science and Technology
  • Studio project: Animals

Students will get a guided tour, followed by a hands-on clay workshop. This program is available as a half day program only.

Program Details

$15*Full-Day Program
$9*Half-Day Program
$6Guided Tour
Free **Unguided Tour

Book a Visit

1. The Monkey Orchestra
Germany, Meissen, c. 1753–75
Hard-paste porcelain with overglaze enamels, gilding
Modelled by Johann Joachim Kaendler (1706–1775) and Peter Reinicke (1711–1768)
Mark: Crossed swords in underglaze blue
Gift of George and Helen Gardiner, G83.1.675

2. Seated Drummer, Tala-Tonalá style
Mexico, Jalisco
300 B.C. - A.D. 200
Earthenware with white on red slip paint
Gift of George and Helen Gardiner, G83.1.56

3. Carl Beam (Canadian, 1943-2005)
The Whale of Our Being, c.2003
Earthenware with iron oxide decoration
Museum Purchase, G03.9.1