Each year, tens of thousands of elementary school children visit the Museum for programs. From fieldtrips for school groups to afterschool elective classes for middle and high school students, the Activist New York exhibition brings the rich history of social activism in New York City to life.
 
Photograph Credit: Lissa Rivera
SURPASS! U.S. HISTORY REGENTS PREP PROGRAM FOR STUDENTS IN EAST HARLEM, HARLEM AND THE SOUTH BRONX
School Field Trips

Need to sharpen your test-taking skills for the U.S. History Regents exam? Join us at Surpass!, a FREE afterschool program that prepares students for the U.S. History Regents exam. The Museum of the City of New York offers intensive training in test-taking strategies to help students excel at document-based questions, multiple choice, and thematic essays. Students will study core topics in U.S. History addressed in the Museum’s groundbreaking exhibition Activist New York. The exhibition features material related to abolition, women’s suffrage, labor rights, the Civil Rights Movement and more! Participation in this unique afterschool Museum program can be included in applications for college admission.

For more information, contact Joanna Steinberg at jsteinberg@mcny.org

TAKING A STAND: THE HISTORY OF SOCIAL ACTIVISM IN NEW YORK CITY: A FIELD TRIP FOR GRADES 2-12

Discover how New Yorkers have fought for freedom and equality over the past 350 years. Students will explore photographs, artifacts, and more in the Activist New York exhibition and then create a button championing a change they want to make. Each student receives a free family pass so they can bring their family back to the Museum at no charge. 

For more information, contact us at schoolprograms@mcny.org