[ SIGN UP FOR PHOTOVILLE’S EDUCATION DAY! ]

 

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Thursday, Sept 22

School Day Sessions: 10am – 1:30pm; After School Sessions: 4pm – 6pm

 

Register now to bring your middle school or high school class on a free field trip to PHOTOVILLE for an educational day of photography and storytelling!

[ FIELD TRIP PROGRAMMING ]

1. Exhibition Tour of Photoville

Led by professional artists and curators, students will view and discuss a diverse group of photography exhibitions ranging in style and subject matter. Students will explore the artists’ processes and discuss strategies for visual storytelling.

2. Youth Photographers Seminar

Young people from local photography programs will give short presentations on their work. Students attending Photoville can see and hear how these young photographers became interested in visual arts, learn about their goals, and find out how to pursue photography for themselves.

3. Photography and Storytelling Lesson Plans

Teachers attending the Photoville education program will receive lesson plans and images to bring back for classroom use. The lessons will draw from the images and ideas students encounter at Photoville.

LOCATION

Photoville is located in Brooklyn Bridge Plaza, on the corners of Water Street and New Dock Street. It is directly under the Brooklyn Bridge in DUMBO and is bordered by Jane’s Carousel and St. Ann’s Warehouse.

COST

Completely free for your students to attend! You will need to arrange for transportation and for your students to bring a bag lunch. We’ll have a full day of activities lined up!

HOW TO REGISTER

Space is limited so registration is first-come, first-served. Please complete the signup form by Aug 19 and we will be in touch to confirm your class’ participation.

SIGN UP FORM

https://form.jotform.com/61997714332160

[ YOUTH PHOTOGRAPHY PANELS ]

VOLUNTEER ]

Volunteer duties:

  • Tour Guides – Each volunteer will have 10 students, ushering them between exhibitions, to youth panels and lunch. We will have an orientation session and you will be interacting with our curators, artists and presenters.
  • Youth Photography Panel Assistant
  • Check-In Assistant
  • Exhibition Floaters

We’re looking for volunteers who:

  • Enjoy working with local students, middle school to high school range.
  • Are interested in arts education and community art initiatives.
  • Want to learn how artists describe their practice to a young audience.

Do you have any special talent or skill that you think Photoville can benefit from? Fill out our volunteer questionnaire and we’ll be in touch soon!

Photoville thanks HSBC and Two Trees Management for supporting Education Day 2016.

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