Visual Arts Field Trip Information for the Pinellas County School District
Field trips to see great works of art engages and expands the mind and allows students, teachers, and parents to learn about our shared cultures. The PCS Visual Arts Department encourages teachers to take their classes to visit the wonderful array of art museums we have in the Tampa Bay area.
Referendum funds dedicated to the Visual Arts are available to cover the cost of buses (private or school) and admission fees for any PCS teacher planning a Visual Arts Museum field trip.
Planning a Field Trip:
1. Five weeks in advance - make a field trip reservation with art museum and obtain admission rates (see Museum links below):Salvador Dali Museum, St, Petersburg
Morean Arts Center, St. Petersburg
Chihully Collection presented by the Morean Arts Center
Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg
Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art, Tarpons Springs
Dunedin Fine Arts, Dunedin
Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa
Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota
Duncan McClellan Glass, St. Petersburg
2. Determine type of transportation (commercial carrier or PCS school bus):
Commercial Carrier: Contact approved commercial carriers and obtain quotes for date and times needed.
PCS school bus: Pick up and return times must be between 10:15 am and 1:00 pm. No exceptions
3. Four weeks in advance - complete the Visual Arts Field Trip Funding Request Form 2-2102 (click here). After principal approval, scan the form and email it to: Francine Gianotti <email@example.com> or pony to the Visual Arts Office, Admin Building.
5. School's Responsibility:
The PCS Visual Arts Dept will email a funding approval confirmation to the teacher and their school's Bookkeeper with cost strip information to use for the admissions and buses.
School is responsible for making and confirming all transportation needs.
- Vehicle Scheduling Requirements
Questions? Email or call: Francine Giannotti <GIANNOTTIF@pcsb.org>Art Office Phone: 727-588-6057
Notify the Museum, transportation, and the Visual Arts Office of any cancellations ASAP.