Day: Thursday, Mar. 14, 2018 - deadline to register is March 7Time: 12:15-1:30 pm - meet inside the Capitol Rotunda (main entrance) at 12:15 (don't forget that most parking near the Capitol Building is paid parking so leave plenty of time)Location: Oregon Capitol Building, 900 Court St NE, Salem, OR 97301Siblings Allowed? Unfortunately, tour participants must be in at least 4th grade to participate. You are welcome to stay with your younger child(ren) somewhere else in the Capitol Building while we are on the tour, and your DCS student(s) will be chaperoned by DCS staff during the tour.
The Legislature is back in session! Knowledgeable guides share information about the history of Oregon, the State Capitol, and the legislative process. Tour the Oregon Capitol rotunda, Governor's office, House of Representatives and Senate. See our Representatives and Senators in action as they discuss important legislation for our state. Take a short break and then, if you wish, you can join us across the street at the Hallie Ford Art Museum at Willamette University at 2:15 pm (see description below).
Check out the lesson plans and other online resources they have available to prepare your students for the visit: https://www.oregonlegislature.gov/capitolhistorygateway/Pages/lesson-plans.aspx
Thursday, Mar. 14 - 2:15-3:30 - Tour of the Hallie Ford Art Museum (at Willamette University) - Salem, OR (3-8)
Day: Thursday March 14, 2018Time: - 2:15-3:30 pmLocation: Hallie Ford Art Museum, 700 State Street (corner State and Cottage Streets), Salem, Oregon 97301Siblings Allowed? The tour is particularly for students in 3rd-8th grade. You are welcome to stay with your younger child(ren) somewhere else in the museum or Capitol Building while we are on the Museum tour.
Following the tour of the Capitol Building just across the street, take a short break and then join us to learn about art and art history during a Tour of the Hallie Ford Museum's special exhibitions. As part of our Ceramics and Art & Design classes at DCS, we will particularly be focusing on the Kypriaka Chronika: Tales of Ancient Cypriote Ceramics exhibit, but will also tour the full museum, hopefully with a Docent as our guide.
Check out the description of the special ceramics exhibit here: http://www.willamette.edu/arts/hfma/exhibitions/library/2018-19/kypriaka-chronika.htmlAnd other educational resources to prepare for the visit, here: http://www.willamette.edu/arts/hfma/education/resources/index.html