Special Summer Offerings

Now through Labor Day enjoy an exciting array of family programs and admission discounts for museum-goers of all ages!

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TEACHER WORKSHOP CALENDAR

Expand your content knowledge and enrich your use of primary sources in the classroom through our interactive programs for teachers!

Participation in all programs is applicable towards maintaining professional certification from the New York City Department of Education.

All Pizza & PD sessions are FREE to teachers whose students participate in our Social Studies Enrichment or Art of History programs.

Questions & Registration: professional.learning@nyhistory.org or 212-485-9256.

 

JULY

Summer Workshop
Revolutionary Friends: Washington and Lafayette
Thursday, July 16, 10:00am-12:00pm
Learn about George Washington and the Marquis de Lafayette and develop an appreciation for the power of leadership and friendship. Breakfast will be served.
$15 per person ($10 for members)
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Summer Workshop
Art as Activism
Monday, July 27, 10:00am-12:00pm
View activist art from the 1930s-1970s in Art as Activism: Graphic Art from the Merrill C. Berman Collection. Consider how each piece was inspired by the social, political, and economic upheavals of the era.  Breakfast will be served.
$15 per person ($10 for members)
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Six-Day "P-credit" Course
New York at War
Monday, July 20 – Saturday, July 25, 9 am – 4 pm daily
This course will enhance educators' content knowledge in American history through the study of New York's seminal role in the American Revolution, Civil War, and World War II. During gallery tours and library visits, participants will interact with original primary sources from the New-York Historical Society's vast collections. Ongoing work will culminate in the creation of a unit inspired by the course's themes. Participants will walk away with new knowledge and a toolkit of inquiry-based strategies that can be implemented in the classroom. This NYC DOE-approved course meets for 36 hours and carries three credits that can be applied toward teachers' 30-and-above salary differential. Call 212-485-9256 for more information.
$200 museum fee (plus $125 NYC DOE ASPDP fee)
Register Here

AUGUST

Summer Workshop
Deconstruction Reconstruction
Monday, August 3, 10am – 12pm
After a long and bloody Civil War, the United States faced its greatest challenge yet: piecing together the broken union. Through document analysis and group work, confront the tumultuous history of the Reconstruction and understand its lasting impact. Breakfast will be served.
$15 per person ($10 for Members)
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Summer Workshop
Natives and Newcomers
Tuesday, August 11, 10am – 12pm
Enhance your understanding of the interaction among New York’s European settlers and the native people who called this land home long before the Age of Exploration. Study historic objects, images, and documents, and take home a copy of the Cultures, Commerce, and Community curriculum guide. Breakfast will be served.
$15 per person ($10 for Members)
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