The Art of History is a unique classroom-based program combining social studies content with visual arts learning. A New-York Historical Society teaching artist will synthesize American History, art history, and the visual arts in a five-session mini-residency right in your classroom.

The Art of History is language-rich, and supports the Common Core Learning Standards for ELA and helps fulfill the visual arts requirements for ArtsCount.

Choose one residency theme or create a series!

Lower Elementary: K – 2
Families Then and Now
Transportation in New York
Mapping My New York

Upper Elementary: 3 – 5
Life with the Lenape (Upper Elem and Middle School)
Life in New Amsterdam (Upper Elem)
American Revolution in New York (3rd-8th Grade)
Slavery in New York (3rd-8th Grade)
Immigration in New York (3-8th Grade)
Westward Expansion

Middle School: 7 – 8
Life with the Lenape
Life in New Amsterdam
American Revolution in New York
Westward Expansion
Civil War and New York (starting Jan. 2015)
Immigration in New York
Westward Expansion

For a detailed program description, download the Art of History Bulletin here!

To Book the Art of History: Contact Susan Zatt,

Creative: Tronvig Group