Field Trips to MODA

We welcome visits from school groups! Teachers and school administrators can choose from a wide range of field trip opportunities at MODA, from exhibition tours that include design activities to STEAM workshops that strengthen science, technology, engineering and math skills, while also teaching design mindsets and skills.

Field Trip Days: Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays

Field Trip Time Slots: 10:00 am to 11:30 am and 10:30 am to Noon

Looking for an earlier time or a different day? Contact Blair Banks at bbanks@museumofdesign.org to explore the possibilities of bringing your group to MODA.

 

Field Trip Options:

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Grades K-12

Guided Exhibition Tour - Design for Good: Architecture for Everyone

Visit a exhibition filled with people-driven, real-world stories about public spaces designed to dignify the lives of those who use them.

 
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Grades 3 and up

Guided Exhibition Tour: Design Like Me

Highlighting the voices of black and brown designers, clients, and users, Design Like Me is a curated tour experience that will engage students with the work and perspectives of those often underrepresented in the design field.

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Grades 4 and Up

Introduction to 3D Design and Printing Workshop

Learn how a 3D printer works and participate in a 3D modeling demo with MODA instructors using the computer aided design (CAD) program, Tinkercad, that you can keep using back in the classroom. 

 
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Grades 3 and Up

Introduction to LEGO Robotics Workshop

Robotics just got LEGOtastic. Join us for a hands-on, STEAM workshop using LEGO robotics to design, build, and program robots that interact with the world around them.

 
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Grades K-2

Simple Circuits Workshop

Use coin cell batteries, LEDs, aluminum foil, conductive and insulating play-doh to design your own functioning flashlight! Students will learn about basic electronic properties and take home their own working flashlights!

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Grades 3 and Up

E-Textiles Workshop

With e-textiles you can create your own versatile electronic accessories and objects. Join us as we explore how soft circuit buttons. Learn sewing, circuitry basics, and how to combine them both to design an e-textile object on this field trip!