For more than 30 years, Project LOOK! has provided fun, educational, and memorable art experiences to thousands of students in Palo Alto and the surrounding area. Project LOOK! provides well-rounded fieldtrips that are educational and fun in a welcoming and accessible setting at a nominal fee. Highlighting the experience of seeing and making art that is central to the Art Center’s mission, Project LOOK! combines an interactive exhibition tour led by volunteer docents with a related-hands on art activity taught by professional artist educators.
Enriches the classroom art curriculum and provides opportunities for cross-curricular connections and multidisciplinary education
Fosters the 21st-century skills of critical thinking, collaboration, and communication through inquiry and discussion
Promotes active participation and appeals to a variety of learning styles by connecting the experience of seeing art in the museum galleries with making art in the Project LOOK! studio
Tour times: Tours are provided in the fall, winter and spring. Tours are given Tuesday through Friday at 9:15am, 10:45am, and 12:30pm and last 90 minutes (including the hands-on activity).
Registration: Tours for the full academic year are provided on a first come, first served basis. Unregistered classes cannot be admitted without prior arrangement with Project LOOK!
Costs: Palo Alto/Ravenswood schools: $3.50 per student. All other groups: $100 per group. Need-based scholarships are available upon request.