Homeschool Programs

How to Schedule a Tour for Your Homeschool Group

The Michael C. Carlos Museum welcomes homeschool school groups to explore the Museum's collections and special exhibitions with members of the Museum's Docent Guild.

To schedule a guided tour, download the new Tour Reservation Request Form, which can be filled out and returned to the Museum by email to or by fax to 404-727-4292.
After typing information into the form please click the Save button at the end of the form.
Once your tour request form is received, you will be contacted by Office of Educational Programs staff to confirm your tour. Your tour is not confirmed simply by submitting the request form, but only when you have received an email confirmation and invoice.

Tour Times: Tours are offered Tuesday through Friday at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., and noon.
Group Size: Maximum number is 65 students per hour. Grade levels larger than 65 may schedule back to back tours.
Length of Tour: 50 minutes.
Chaperones: One per every ten students required.
Fees: Visits are $6 per student. One chaperone for every ten students is free. Additional adults are $7 each.
Confirmation: You will receive an email confirming your tour date and time and invoicing you for payment.
Directions: Directions to the Museum and Parking Information.
Homeschool Day at the Carlos

Friday, February 14, 2014
1:00 – 3:30 pm
Myths Meet Modernism in Romare Bearden: A Black Odyssey

Carlos Museum docents will tour homeschool families through Romare Bearden: A Black Odyssey and the classical collection of Greek and Roman art through the lens of Homer’s Odyssey. Families will see images of Odysseus, the Sirens, and the Cylcops, as well as images of the gods and goddesses who play a role in the epic in Bearden's collages and in sculpture and on vases in museum's permanent collection. After viewing the images, families will have the opportunity to create a colorful collage using the same techniques and Color Aid paper that Bearden used. This event is free with museum admission. A reservation is required by emailing

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