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Docent Tours

Sign up your class for a fun and educational tour of the exhibits for the entire school year!  If transportation funds are low for your school, contact the arts center for financial assistance. Click here to download the Busing Scholarship Application.

In recognition of the broad range of subject matter embraced by serious visual artists throughout history, the Board of Directors and professional staff of Crooked Tree Arts Center recommend that all teachers of elementary through high school students preview exhibits at the Arts Center, in person, prior to bringing students through a show. Check the links below for availability.

2017 – 2018 Schedule    

Tour Dates: September 12 – September 29, 2017 (9:30 – 11:00 AM)

Ansel Adams: Masterworks Exhibit

Image date: 1958

The Ansel Adams: Masterworks exhibit is comprised of 48 photographs hand-selected by Ansel Adams to represent his body of work.  Ansel Adams (1902-1948) was considered to be one of the most influential American photographers of his time.  Not only did his work play a major role in elevating photography to an art form comparable with painting and music, Adams’ images were used to help expand the National Park System and to promote environmental awareness through his work with Sierra Club.  Learn more about Ansel Adams.


Image: Aspens, Northern New Mexico, 1958, Ansel AdamsDocent-Button

Docent Tour Schedule:

9:30 AM – 10:15 AM – Gallery Tour

10:15 AM – 11:00 AM – Hands-On Activity

Things to Remember:

  • Students should meet in lower level entry way prior to 9:30 AM.
  • To assist our docents, students should wear name tags.
  • Please provide one adult chaperone per ten students attending the tour.
  • In the event of a school closing, docent tours will be cancelled.
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