Students will explore three works of art from the NCMA’s permanent collection featuring artists from groups...view tour resource
Virtual Field Trips with NCMA give students the opportunity to engage with objects in the museum’s permanent collection, from the classroom!
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More About VFTs
During these FREE, interactive experiences with a museum educator, students actively engage in discussion and develop visual literacy skills through closely looking at, describing, and connecting with 2-3 works of art.
Virtual Field Trip Length:
- Kindergarten – 5th grade – 30 minutes
- 6th – 12th grade – 30 or 45 minutes (teacher’s choice)
- minimum # of students – 5
- maximum # of students – 30
The NCMA welcomes students with disabilities and diverse learning needs to participate in our virtual field trip program. Virtual field trips can be customized according to a teacher’s recommendations to ensure the accessibility of the experience. Captioning, audio description, and ASL interpretation are available upon request.
Program Topics Offered
The following cross-curricular standards-based programs include optional pre-visit slideshow, a live virtual experience with an NCMA educator, and optional post-visit resources. Click on the rectangles below to learn more about each program.
Students will view and discuss many works of art from different areas of the NCMA’s permanent collection. ...view tour resource
Students will use inquiry and make inferences about three works of art from the NCMA’s permanent collection...view tour resource
Students will practice observation, collaboration, and creative thinking to discover the real-world...view tour resource
Students will explore objects from the NCMA’s permanent collection made by different cultures around the...view tour resource
Students will explore three works of art from the NCMA’s permanent collection, made in North Carolina by...view tour resource
The NCMA welcomes students with disabilities and diverse learning needs to participate in our virtual field...view tour resource
Don’t see a program that works for your class? We will work collaboratively with you to create a Custom Virtual Field Trip based on your curriculum.
Program For Teachers
Todo sobre las excursiones virtuales
Interested in virtual field trips, but not sure what it’s all about? In this free, interactive 30-minute session, teachers will learn about programs offered, student and teacher expectations, technology needed, and how to sign up for virtual field trips. Teachers will leave the session with their questions answered and ready to book a virtual field trip with their students. Teachers that participate in this program and follow up with an NCMA virtual field trip for their students are awarded 0.5 CEU. Sign up here for All About VFTS,
Additional Program Opportunities
Virtual field trips for youth in libraries, hospital schools, or after school programs can be customized according to need. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org