UPDATED FOR THE 2019/2020 SCHOOL YEAR:
$130 per class in Museum building
$150 per class in-school
Max. Students per class: 34
Title I Schools (with proof of Title)
$90 per class in Museum building
$100 per class outside of Museum building
Max. of 15 children per trip for Special Education Classes.
MUSEUM PROGRAMS OFFERED
Young Alice And Her Family (K-3rd)
Students compare and contrast family life, technology, architecture, and social etiquette from Alice’s life to their own.
Through Alice's Eyes (All Levels)
Students compare and contrast Alice’s photographs of Clear Comfort (The Alice Austen House) and its surroundings. Students will discuss composition, point of view and photographic techniques.
Women’s History and Alice Austen (3rd & up)
Students analyze Alice’s photographs to learn about women’s history, and how Alice Austen and the women in her life defied conventions during an age when society limited women’s choices.
Immigrant Stories (3rd & Up)
Students will learn about immigration into America through NYC during the turn of the 20th century. Students will learn the professions of immigrants in lower Manhattan during this time through the collection of photography by Alice Austen.
Self-Portrait Photography (5th & up)
Students gain insight into how to pose people, and in turn, themselves in a photograph. Students discover the artistic techniques a photographer employs to tell a story such as composition, point of view, lighting, pose and props, in relation to self-portraiture.
GSA Storytelling Through Photography (High school & Middle school GSA's)
Students navigate ideas of identity and practice portraiture by analyzing the photographs by LBGTQ photographers such as Alice Austen.
AT THE MUSEUM
Start time: 10:00am. Classes run 75 minutes.
PLANNING YOUR TRIP
Classes are free to have their lunch on the lawn upon completion of the program. Please note we do not allow food or drink inside the museum and there is no indoor space available for lunch in case of inclement weather.