New York City


The New York travel study course is designed to provide students with the opportunity to utilize the world-renowned New York museum collections and exhibitions in constructing curriculum and/or gain experience in museum education. By visiting three to five New York City museums, students will gain an understanding first hand the learning opportunities presented by art museums as well as design curricular materials related to the collections. Because of the diversity of collections, students will engage in viewing a variety of art genres and forms. These works of art are only familiar to many of the students through texts and are not normally available. Museum visit itineraries will vary from semester to semester, determined by both permanent collections and special exhibitions.

Museums that will be visited on all trips: Museum of Modern Art and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Other museum visits may include but are not restricted to: American Folk Art Museum, Museum of Arts and Design, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Chelsea Art Museum, Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, The Frick Collection, Guggenheim Museum, International Center for Photography, The Neue Galerie, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center, and Whitney Museum of American Art.