Activist New York

Black Lives Matter protesters with their hands in the air in a sign of surrender and the “hands up don’t shoot” slogan

Activist New York

Field Trip Request Form

We are currently scheduling field trips from now through August 2024. Please fill out the Field Trip Request Form to request a trip. 

We offer both in-person and virtual field trips. 

Activist New York 

60 min program for Grades 3–12  

Engage your students in New York’s long history of social activism spanning 350 years.  Inspired by original artifacts and visuals, students will debate and discuss topics ranging from immigration to Civil Rights, trans activism, and the current Movement for Black Lives, and will participate in the tradition of activism by creating a button championing the change they would like to make. This field trip aligns with the NYCDOE’s Civics for All curriculum and initiative.

For a list of episodes, objects, activists, and lesson plans, visit 

Times: Programs are available Tuesday—Friday beginning at 10am.  

Cost: The pricing of in-person and virtual field trips is different. Please see the relevant section below for group pricing.

Programs: Field trips vary in duration between 60 and 90 minutes. Details are listed below. Programs can be modified for groups of all needs and abilities, and program time can be adjusted under special request.

Scheduling: Advance reservations are required and must be made by using the field trip request form.  Please note that due to the volume of requests, it may take up to three weeks to receive a response from our School Programs Scheduling Team. Field trips are booked on a first-come, first-served basis. More details are listed below. 

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