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School Group Visit Booking

UPDATED FOR THE 2019/2020 SCHOOL YEAR:

FEES
$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.

 

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Max. 35 students
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PAYMENT

Teachers and class organizers must pay a deposit of $50 upon confirmation of booking. Full payment is due on the day of the program. We accept cash, credit card, or check, payable to Friends of Alice Austen House Inc.
 

PARENT CHAPERONES

Adult chaperones are admitted for free during programs, with a max. of 3 chaperones per class.

 
ON-TIME ARRIVAL
 
The museum is closed to the public during class time. Please plan to arrive 10 minutes before the scheduled program, and note that if your group is late, the program runtime will be adjusted accordingly. Groups over 35 minutes late risk cancellation.
 

CANCELLATIONS

All cancellations and/or postponements must be made at least 24 hours prior to the scheduled trip by calling or emailing the museum. Cancellations made within less than 24 hours’ notice forfeit deposit.


If you have any problems with this form or need further information contact Alyssa DeMarco at 718.816.4506 or alyssa@aliceausten.org.