Virtual School Group Tours
Virtual school group tours are $25 for 10–30 participants from one or multiple devices through Zoom. Virtual school group tours are available Tuesday through Friday from 9 AM–1 PM, and last 40–45 minutes. At least two weeks’ advanced notice is required.
On the request form, teachers may choose a topic from two curriculum-based virtual tours. School group virtual tours are led by museum staff and docents via Zoom. After scheduling a tour, teachers will be asked to create a Zoom meeting with their classroom account and send an invite to the Tour Coordinator.
Grades 6-12: African American Art & Identity
Explore works of art from the Mint’s collection by African American artists Kehinde Wiley and Ken West. This virtual experience integrates the Common Core Standards for English Language Arts and Literacy in History/Social Studies, as well as the North Carolina Visual Arts Standards.
Grades 4-8: Places & Spaces
Explore American and Contemporary works of art from the Mint’s collection that depict places
and spaces. This virtual experience integrates the Common Core Standards for English Language
Arts and Literacy in History/Social Studies, as well as the North Carolina Visual Arts Standards.
Tour Objectives and Curriculum connections
• Critical thinking- students gain confidence in developing personal interpretations about works of art and learn to recognize that people may view or interpret art differently
• Communication- students engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led), building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly
North Carolina English Language Arts Standards
CCR Anchor Standard RL.1 – Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
CCR Anchor Standard SL.1 – Prepare for and participate effectively in a range of conversations and collaborations with diverse partners, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
North Carolina Visual Arts Essential Standards
“Use critical analysis to generate responses to a variety of prompts.”
Virtual Adult Tours: A Gift to Enjoy from the Comfort of Home
Engage remotely with the Mint’s diverse collections through Virtual Adult Tours led by Mint Docents. You will see there is a wide variety of virtual tours that are available in two ways. These tours are free to all.
For Groups: In a book club? In an arts and culture circle? Groups can request a tour on a date and time that works for their members. Request a group tour here.
For Individuals: Open-to-the-public tours take place three times per month, with morning, afternoon, and evening offerings.
For more information, contact Molly Humphries, firstname.lastname@example.org