Vashon High School students
Vashon High School students


The museum can come to your school, you can come to the museum, or do both! CAM’s signature ArtReach suite of programs for K–12 schools aims to provide art to classrooms where support is needed most. All programs are free of charge and aim to increase access to the museum. For more information or to be added to the mailing list, contact

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AMPLIFY, a joint program by the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, the Pulitzer Arts Foundation, and the Saint Louis Art Museum, invites middle and high school students to explore different aspects of art and social justice through interactive tours and art-making.

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ArtReach Partnership: Sumner and Vashon High Schools

Since 2017, CAM has partnered with Vashon High School to ensure a consistent art curriculum is available for students. Resident Teaching Artists and museum staff provide weekly art classes throughout the year. In 2021, CAM expanded its ArtReach Partnership program to include the historic Sumner High School. The expansion came…

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ArtReach Intensives

Each academic year, CAM collaborates with a cohort of middle school and high school teachers to foster a community of practice and craft in-depth programs for their classrooms that are led by CAM’s Resident Teaching Artists. Participating schools enjoy a multi-part workshop and virtual or onsite tour of CAM’s current…

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K–12 and University Tours

CAM tours are designed to empower students to engage with contemporary art and relate its messages to their own lives and experiences.

High schools are eligible to participate in AMPLIFY, a new joint program hosted by CAM, the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, the Pulitzer Arts Foundation, and the Saint Louis Art Museum.

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Teacher Workshops

CAM provides free tours and workshops for K–12 educators to develop their skills, network, and resources to continue their valuable work in the classroom across our community. Please contact us to plan a program at the museum or in your school.