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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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Live Virtual Tour, Kit Carson: American Hero or Villain?, Grades 6-8

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Program description

Participate in a live, virtual program focusing on the complex life and legacy of frontiersman Kit Carson. Was he an American hero or villain? In this interactive program, students examine and discuss artwork and photographs that provide historical context about Carson’s life.

ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS

How can art shape our ideas about the role of Kit Carson during Western Expansion? How do artist

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Program Detail

Program type: Field Trip
Artistic Discipline: History & Heritage, Storytelling, Visual Arts
Subject: FIne Arts: Visual Art, History, Social Studies
Population served: Students with Disabilities, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Live, virtual tours are available Monday-Friday.

Available times:

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Length of program: 45 minutes
Space / technical requirements:

Videoconferencing platform. Microsoft Teams or Zoom.

Location(s):

The James Museum of Western & Wildlife Art

150 Central Avenue
St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Fees / Ticketing:

No payment is required. We hope you will pay what you can to help support our school programs. Our suggested fee is $60 per class.

Qualifications

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

PHOTOS

Cancellation Policy

If you need to cancel or reschedule, please do so via email at least 3 business days prior to your scheduled virtual tour.

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