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Homeschool Days are back at the IMAS, 2022-2023!

Homeschool Days are in-person workshops that explore art and science concepts in depth through hands-on activities with an IMAS Educator.

International Museum of Art & Science IMAS

Pre-registration is encouraged as seats are limited.
$12 per Participant | $6 IMAS Members

Workshop Times
Primary Level (ages 6-10): 1:30-2:45 p.m.
Secondary Level (ages 11-14): 3:15-4:30 p.m.

We are a family that is homeschooling our kids. We are museum members and have attended the homeschool classes, as well as other programs and camps for years now. We also participated in classes at the libraries and nature centers. We had a community garden and meet-ups with friends. All of that was an important part of our homeschooling experience, and now none of that is happening. Most of the programs we relied on for input and interaction have not gone virtual.

My kids participated in the first virtual homeschool class you offered, and they loved it and needed it! It was a rare chance, in these times, for them to interact with teachers and students that they have known in person. I think it may be extra hard on homeschoolers right now because most of the interactive community programs our kids participated in have not gone virtual.

They need more of this. We’d sign up for weekly sessions, if you offered it…

We hope the museum can continue to play an important role in the education of our children. Thank you.

Homeschool Days Science Experiments at IMAS

March 1 – Art History: Japanese Printmaking

Primary: Learn about the history of Japanese printmaking with a tour of the exhibit Floating Beauty: Women in the Art of Ukiyo-e. With imaginations ignited, participants will create their own prints in the scratch-printing technique.

Secondary: Learn about the history of Japanese printmaking with a tour of the exhibit Floating Beauty: Women in the Art of Ukiyo-e. With imaginations ignited, participants will create their own prints in the scratch-printing technique.

Register Now: Primary | Secondary


April 5 – Anatomy

Primary: Participants will make an anatomy apron as they explore body systems.

Secondary: How well do you know the body systems and bones? Take part in this trivia-style workshop and dissection.

Registration opens soon.

 

PAST WORKSHOPS

October 5: Mexican Folk Art: Alebrijes

December 7: Galaxy Circuit Cards

January 6 – Science Experiments

Special Homeschool Events

These events are designed for homeschool community and times vary.

February 10 – Homeschool Drawing in Gallery
2:00 p.m.

Enter the imaginative space of featured artist Mónica Chang during a drawing in the gallery workshop! Join in to explore her exhibition The Whole World Is A Garden with an IMAS Educator and create your own drawings in the gallery. Drawing materials provided.
Price: $3 per Child/Student
If staying with your child, please also purchase an Adult admission below
Pack a picnic lunch to enjoy before the workshop in the courtyard for community time.

Register Now

May 5 – Homeschool Science Fair

RGV Homeschoolers from elementary to high school levels are invited to showcase their science skills at the 3rd annual IMAS Homeschool Science Fair on Friday, May 5, 2023. Homeschoolers will be judged based on creativity, use of scientific process, and verbal presentation during judging.

Entry opens in March. More information will be provided at the January workshop.

A participant describes their science project on dissolving colored candy in different liquids.

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