The Phippen Museum designs programs around the needs of teachers, children and adults. Each exhibit contains educational components in various mixed media. Educational programming includes lectures, workshops, classes, tours, newsletters and in house educational materials. Contact the museum for more information.
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Unique programs are designed for each exhibit, including lectures and special arts performances. Check the museum events webpage for current programming schedules.
The Family Discovery Center
At the Family Discovery Center, families can find activities such as art projects, puzzles, and games along with books that pertain to the current exhibit and general art. It is available to children and their families during museum hours.
All museum tours are led by volunteer art docents or museum staff. These interactive tours are available for all exhibits. Adult tours are available by appointment. Tours can be tailored to the interest of the group. Student tours are available by appointment. These tours may be tailored to meet curriculum needs. An average Tour lasts approximately one hour. Tours must be scheduled in advance. Please call the museum or fill out an online Tour Request Form.
Library and Study Center
The Study Center is located within each exhibition. Reading materials about all aspects of the exhibit are available for on-site use only. The Phippen Museum Research Library is also available to all visitors. This is a non-circulating reference library. The library includes periodicals, reference sources and artist files. This library is part of the Yavapai Library Network.
A class enjoys educational programming at the museum. Teachers are encouraged to schedule field trips at the museum. To schedule a field trip, fill out a tour request form.