Enriching the Gallery Experience
40-minute experiences for grades 6–12
$2 per iPod, advance reservation required
In Our Own Words
Developed, written, and performed by Lake View High School students, this tour of Chicago: Crossroads of America features original interviews, vintage music, dialog, and dramatic readings on topics such as the Great Fire, Gangland Chicago, jazz and blues, and the 1968 Democratic National Convention.
You can download the tour to any MP3 player in advance of your visit.
Alternatively, you can reserve the Museum’s iPods for use during your field trip: $2 per iPod; advance reservations required.
Use the In Our Own Words teacher discussion guide—before and after your field trip—to expand on the topics, artifacts, issues, and historical arguments presented in the audio tour.