I Dream of NYC: 100 Years of New York Life through Art

A large colorful quilt hangs on the wall of a gallery.

I Dream of NYC: 100 Years of New York Life through Art

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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. 

I Dream of NYC: 100 Years of New York Life through Art

90 min program for Grades K-12 

Have you ever seen a dress that looks like the Empire State Building? How about a quilt that tells a story of a little girl’s dream of flying over the George Washington Bridge? In this field trip, students will explore how painters, fashion designers, and photographers have used their imaginations to create art inspired by NYC’s public destinations and private refuges. After viewing the exhibition, students will create their own Faith Ringgold-inspired story quilts to document the destinations that make the city their own. This program is part of the Museum’s 100th anniversary year and focuses on social and emotional learning as we explore the city we call home. 

This gallery contains nudity, however, the field trip does not. Please be advised and contact schoolprograms@mcny.org with questions. 

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. 

School Partnerships: Interested in a multi-visit program? Let us know! Beginning in January 2024, we will offer partnerships to a select number of schools that are interested in visiting the museum multiple times. Keep a look out for an application form coming this fall! For questions, email us at schoolprograms@mcny.org.

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