Taking a Stand: History of Social Activism in New York
60-minute program 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.
Times: Programs are available Monday through Friday beginning at 10:00 am.
Cost: Programs are $175 for a maximum of 35 children and 5 adults.
Programs: Gallery programs provide 60-minute interactive tours in the Museum’s exhibitions. History Labs are 75-minute programs that provide content-rich, hands-on experiences in the Museum’s classroom spaces that are specially designed for elementary school students.
Booking a program: The Museum of the City of New York is a New York City Department of Education vendor (vendor number MUS015). These interactive programs are available all day, but must be scheduled by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
School programs support the following Common Core Standards:
SL.4.3. – have the opportunity to explain events or concepts in a historical text based on information in the text
SL.5.1 – engage in collaborative discussions with the educator and with each other
SL.5.1c – participate in discussions by asking and answering specific content related questions
SL.5.2. – summarize information presented visually