This is the best field trip EVER- I want to live here! – Touring Student

Winter Wonderland

Nov 15- Jan 3, 2015
Thrills and chills abound with this exploration of ice, snow, and all things frozen!
If the cold never bothers you, this is your exhibit! Traditional Nutcracker Capers, Enchanted Frosty Forest, Mr. & Mrs. Claus, gift making and of course the tallest teddy bear tree in town return to round out the experience. Tours include literacy and film tie-in to snow. Educators, call 719-295-7205 to be part of our Ice Age Mammoth Project. Plus cool connections with Pueblo Community College and Pueblo Plaza Ice Arena.

Book a Tour Today:

Make this summer memorable for your students or campers with a visit to the Buell Children’s Museum and the Sangre de Cristo Arts Center. Let us guide you to educational fun. Steampunk

Your two hour visit includes:
• Adventure Island –Ahoy! Mermaids & Sharks! Find happiness with artist, Paul Gauguin’s Tahitian art and wear costumes as bold as his tropical paintings.
• Water Lab- Explore water and how it moves through waterfalls, pipes, funnels and more. Does it sink or swim when you pour?
• Plastiquarium- Inspired by David Edgar, Dorothy Mendoza’s art installation will get you thinking about the plastic debris in our oceans.
• River of Words- What do you know about watersheds? Poetry and art combine to share environmental literacy – even enter an international contest!
• These Fine Arts Exhibits in the Helen T. White Galleries also included in your visit: Picasso|Matisse|Chagall, The Art of the Dream, Gene Kloss: Prints & Portraits, Aquarius National Watermedia

• Pueblo City Schools and School District #70 prepaid
• Guided Tour $5 each guest
• Members charged tour rate
• 1 adult chaperone for every 7 students please

A Look Ahead:

The Way West - Along the Goodnight & Loving Trail
Jan 10 – May 30, 2015

Visit the Francis King Gallery of Western Art, Representing the West and the Buell Children’s Museum’s exhibition, “The Way West” to bring your social studies curriculum alive! Pack your Conestoga wagon, try Pony Express writing, reenact a western painting, weave a bookmark, pan for gold, visit a teepee, and make this a memorable journey west. Look up, Pueblo, and discover native birds with the Nature and Raptor Center of Pueblo. Each teacher receives a Western art collection book showing western artwork from the Francis King Collection. Each student receives the Under Western Skies Sketch Book sponsored by CSU-Pueblo.
These Fine Arts Exhibits in the Helen T. White Galleries also included in your visit:
Representing the West, The Francis King Collection of Western Art

Colorful Colorado- Camp Create-a-lot!
Jun 6 – Nov 7, 2015

Visit our wonderful state without ever leaving Pueblo. Blue columbines, Greenback Cutthroat Trout, Purple Mountain Majesty, Orange sunsets – explore color and creativity in this camp-style exhibit. It’s Red, White and You! Bridge the gap with summer learning and fun with our friends from Colorado Parks and Wildlife.

Contact Information:

Tours can be arranged Sunday through Saturday, starting as early at 9 am. Please call Atrelle Jones at 719-583-6217 to discuss your needs. Or email:

Teachers & Group Leaders call 719-583-6217 to book your tour of 10 to 100 guests today.

Please be prepared to give us the planned date and time(s) of your tour, number of students, grade level(s), teacher name(s), phone number(s) and e-mail address(es).


Our Tours Follow the Colorado Common Core Curriculum Standards

Engage and challenge learners with fiction and nonfiction content covering various topics and themes.

Students can compare and contrast important points and key details between historical events, scientific ideas, artistic expressions or technical procedures using language that pertains to time, sequence and cause & effect.

Helps students be able to read and comprehend informational texts, including history & social studies, science and the arts through hands-on activities.

Helps students acquire accurate grade-level conversational, general academic and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal spatial and temporal relationships in multiple subjects.

Ideal for reading fluency and vocabulary acquisition from primary sources to create meaningful context.

Activities are offered for a variety of grade levels/complexity for differentiated instruction.

Great for motivating children to learn through speaking, listening, reading, forming and questioning ideas and connecting to real life situations.