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The James Museum of Western & Wildlife Art

The James Museum of Western & Wildlife Art

The James Museum has its roots in the deeply felt passion for art and culture shared by co-founders Tom and Mary James, and in the couple’s love for St. Petersburg, the city where they live.

In building this splendid home for a part of their vast personal collection of Western and wildlife art,

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Say Wow to Wildlife, In-Person School Tour, Pre K and K


Program description

This tour focuses on the basic elements of art – line, shape, color and texture – and how artists use them to tell us about animals, their habitats, and interactions with others. Students learn to use basic art vocabulary to describe what they see. A Native American story about an animal surviving in a harsh environment because of caring friendships rounds out the tour. Tour led by James


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Program Detail

Program type: Field Trip
Artistic Discipline: Multi-discipline, Storytelling, Visual Arts
Subject: FIne Arts: Visual Art, Language Arts, Science
Population served: Students with Disabilities, Pre-K, Kindergarten
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

School tours are offered Monday-Friday.

Available times:

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Length of program: 60 minutes

The James Museum of Western & Wildlife Art

150 Central Avenue
St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Fees / Ticketing:

Students: $4
Teachers and chaperones (1 adult per 5 students): free
Additional adults: $15


Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Programs connect to State Curriculum Standards: Yes
Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance: Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes


Cancellation Policy

If you need to cancel or reschedule, please do so via email.


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