UPDATED FOR THE 2022/2023 SCHOOL YEAR:
$130 per class in the Museum building
$150 per class in school
Max. Students per class: 30
3 Adults max (this includes teachers, parents, paras, school officials, etc.)
Title I Schools (with proof of Title)
$90 per class in the Museum building
$100 per class outside of the Museum building
Max. of 15 children per trip for Special Education Classes.
MUSEUM PROGRAMS OFFERED
- 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 resisted conventions during an age when society limited women’s choices.
- YOUNG ALICE AUSTEN AND HER FAMILY (K–3RD)
Students compare and contrast family life, technology, architecture, and social etiquette from Alice’s life to their own.
- IMMIGRANT STORIES (3RD & UP)
Students will explore their personal histories and create original artwork inspired by Austen's photographic
documentation of the roles of early immigrants in NYC History.
- 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.
AT YOUR SCHOOL
Start time: 10:00 am. Classes run for 75 minutes.
- 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 resisted conventions during an age when society limited women's choices.
- MEET ALICE AUSTEN (K–3RD)
Students analyze Alice’s photographs and self-portraits to uncover the life and work of the woman who took them.
- ALICE AUSTEN, PHOTOGRAPHER (ALL LEVELS)
Alice Austen had a strong and determined eye: she knew what she wanted to capture and more often than not she achieved her goal. By analyzing Alice’s images, students learn about her techniques.
- LGBTQ+PHOTOGRAPHIC STORYTELLING
Our LGBTQ+Photographic Storytelling program consists of a 6-week workshop series, culminating in a joint visit to the Alice Austen House where students come together to interview each other and have conversations about the LGBTQ+ identity of the past and present. We offer this both as an in-school and in-museum class for GSAs.
- IMMIGRATION AND MIGRATION THROUGH PHOTOGRAPHY
In this multi-week program, students explore NYC immigration at the turn of the century and celebrate their own cultural histories through photography.
- MY PORTRAIT, MY MESSAGE
In this multi-week program, students explore the power of photography and activism. They create original portraits with positive messages for change.
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.