Educational Offerings at WAM

The Wichita Art Museum brings people, ideas, and American Art together to enrich lives and build community. WAM educational programming offers varied levels of engagement and participation with the core belief that art is for everyone, that curiosity inspires learning, and that learning is a lifelong adventure.

WAM is teeming with programs and activities. Click on the links at the right for additional information and program details.

Bringing a group of students to WAM? There's no admission charge for student groups visiting the museum, either on a self-guided or docent-led tour. 100% bus reimbursement also is available.

Many thanks to our sponsors

Saturday free admission is made possible by Colby Sandlian, Sandlian Realty.

Youth education programs are supported by the Lynne Ruffin-Smith Charitable Foundation.

S. M. & Laura H. Brown Charitable Trust supports WAM active public programming.


Museums Connect - The Legacy of Gordon Parks - Winter-Spring 2016

The Wichita Art Museum is excited to announce an educational partnership with the Ulrich Museum of Art, The Kansas African American Museum, and Arts Partners, based on the life and legacy of Kansas native Gordon Parks. Each museum has a special exhibition of Parks' work, and Arts Partners has developed curriculum content and classroom learning opportunities for students K–12 in conjunction with the exhibitions.

Click here to download the Museums Connect - The Legacy of Gordon Parks brochure, geared towards teachers and educators in grades K-12.


School Field Trip Guide - 2015-2016 Academic Year

Educators: Discover what the Wichita Art Museum can offer your students! Schedule your free, guided museum tour today. All class levels/disciplines are welcome, plus WAM offers 100% bus reimbursement.

Click here to download your PDF copy of the 2015-2016 School Field Trip Guide.

What may visitors do and not do in a museum while they're on a tour? Click here to download Museum Manners for Students/Youth or Museum Manners for Adults.

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