The Dixon Gallery and Gardens Art to Grow program is now offering hands-on creative experiences for Kindergarten students in the Mid-South! An Outreach art instructor provides students with stimulating and fun lessons, which meet the curricular needs of students in the following areas: Art, Math, Science and Social Studies.
Art to Grow for Kindergarten is completely FREE of charge and is our gift to the community as a nonprofit organization.
Who can use Art to Grow for Kindergarten?
Classes are available for Pre-K through Kindergarten and is open to Memphis area schools–city, county, private and parochial. In addition, this Outreach program also travels to other Mid-South communities within a 60 mile radius of the Dixon. Reservations are made on a first come first serve basis with any teacher. Teachers can only make one reservation for their class per school year.
Art to Grow for Kindergarten operates in area schools Wednesdays and Fridays from approximately 8:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m. In order to best utilize the program, the museum requires at least two sessions or teachers from one particular school to book a program on a given date. Each program lasts approximately 30-45 minutes. The instructor can present programs to as many as four or five individual classrooms per day, depending upon location, school hours, etc.
How to make a reservation
To book a visit with Art to Grow Kindergarten, please click here to fill out an online reservation form. (Please fill out one form per school and include all of your Kindergarten classes.)
You will need the following information to make your reservation:
• Your name
• Your school and location
• Your email
• Your phone number
• Number of classes (at least 2)
• Lesson Choice
• Preferred dates and times (choose at least 3 so your request can be accommodated)
What happens next
After you have sent your email, you will be contacted by the instructor confirming the date and time of your visit. A booking has not been made unless you receive confirmation from the instructor. You will also be contacted (if applicable) closer to your visit via phone or email. If you have any questions regarding your visit feel free to email the instructor at any time. Please be patient, due to the nature of the job the instructor may take a few days to get back to you.
For more information on Art to Grow for Kindergarten contact:
Art to Grow for Kindergarten Instructor
Dixon Gallery & Gardens
4339 Park Avenue
Memphis, TN 38117