Honolulu Museum of Art


School Tour Docent Guides and Information



School Tours on rotation for 2018-2019 School Year

Animals in Art   

Elements of Art    1.27.19

Reality and Beyond  3.13.19

Field Journaling 2.27.19

Social Studies fka Globalization through Art 5.1.19

Narrative Through Landscape fka The Great Outdoors  4.12.19

Math Through Art   10.10.18

Picturing Hawaii   2.19.19

Museum's school tour website

Docent guidelines for giving tours Updated 10.2017 (Please review)

Group Agreement This document is sent to all teachers to prepare the students for the tour.

Guiding Premises for Tour Development


Tours on hiatus 

Literacy through Art at Spalding House 9.11.17

The Holiday Tour 11.12.15

 Art of the Ancient World student booklet updated 3.15, updated guide 6.27.16

Art and Life in Early America
new guide 10.17.16

Asian Masterpieces   updated guide 7.15.15

 Kamishibai   guide 7.22.16 includes tea ceremony, woodblock print making added

 Let's Sketch - Learning about Art through Drawing no guide, student sketch book updated 1.2014

Literacy Through Art @ HMA   updated guide 9.14.16 and booklet 5.20.14 (formerly Literature through Art)

Mabuhay: Art of the Philippines  updated guide 8.22.16

 Natural Selection   11.7.16  At Spalding House with HoMA Select

 Pacific Voyages   guide 6.29.16 with new activity in Holt Gallery

 Roots   updated guide 11.18.15 and booklet 10.31.14

 The Silk Road through Art  updraft guide 12.2.15

 STEAM @ the Museum updated guide 7.20.16, routes 3.12.15, student booklet  9.19.14

 Symbols of Identity   updated guide 12.5.16

 World Religion through Art  guide and route 7.29.16

 The World through Art   guide 7.29.13, optional gallery 6 activity 6.5.14, route 7.2.14