School Tours


School Tour Information and Booking Procedure

 

School Tours at The Hyde Collection provide an enriching learning experience.  We offer a diverse curriculum and a range of activities for students of all ages and needs.  Please let us know if you have any specific goals, and we will design a tour to suit your requirements.  All tours must be requested at least 14 days prior to your desired date.


Types of Tours

Museum Tour:  The average time of this tour is 1 hour and 30 minutes.

- 10 minute intro to The Hyde in the auditorium, a grouping of students for their tours, and a review of Rotunda exhibit.
- 40 minute docent led tour of The Hyde House.
- 40 minute guided tour of the special exhibit galleries with an optional interactive gallery activity, ie. Pencil sketching.


Art Studio and Museum Tour: The average time of this tour is 2 hours and 10 minutes.

- 10 minute intro to The Hyde in the auditorium, a grouping of students for their tours, and a review of   Rotunda exhibit.
- 40 minute docent led tour of The Hyde House.
- 40 minute guided tour of the special exhibit galleries with an optional interactive gallery activity, ie. Pencil sketching.
- 40 minute art lesson and project with our museum educators in our art studio. 

(You may request the theme of the project, or let our educators choose. Students take home their projects.)


Current Special Exhibition Tour: Available January 24 - April 3, 2016

Download the pdf below to read the details about our Civil Rights tour, coinciding with current exhibitions 60 from the 60s: Selections from the George Eastman Museum and Norman Rockwell in the 1960s:

Acrobat PDF FileCivil Rights - School Tour



Pricing

All of our student tours are $2.00 per student. Please pay the front desk when you arrive for your tour.

One teacher or chaperone per every ten students is permitted free entry, any chaperone over this amount is $2.00.


Booking Procedure

1.       Read Museum Manners at The Hyde Collection

2.       Download the Tour Request Form

3.       You may download the document and type in the data, or print it and enter the data by hand.

4.       Sign and date the bottom of the form

5.       Return the form to our education department through one of the following means

Email:   education@hydecollection.org        
- OR-     Mail or drop off in person to:

The Hyde Collection
            Education Department
            161 Warren Street

            Glens Falls, New York 12801

6.     Please allow three business days for us to email you a confirmation form, or propose additional dates if your request is already booked.

7.     Your tour is not booked until your confirmation form is received. 

8.      If your group size changes the day of your tour, additional docents cannot be guaranteed.




We would like to thank our sponsors for education programming:

imageimage     Robert Davies & Annette McMurray

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