[ SIGN UP FOR PHOTOVILLE’S EDUCATION DAY! ]
Thursday, Sept 20, 2018
School Day Session: 10am – 1:30pm
After-School Session: 4pm – 6pm
Calling All Teachers! Register to bring your students on a field trip to Photoville!
Photoville’s Education Day is a unique art education initiative in its sixth year. The program is designed to give local middle school and high school students an inside look into Photoville, New York City’s premier pop-up photo destination. We welcome school groups, community groups, and extracurricular youth programs. Priority will be given to NYC public schools for the School Day Session.
Produced by United Photo Industries with support from our Education partners PhotoWings
[ WHO IS ELIGIBLE ]
NYC students (middle and high school age)! We welcome school groups, community groups and extracurricular youth programs. Priority will be given to NYC public schools for the School Day Session.
[ LOCATION ]
Brooklyn Bridge Park, DUMBO
[ COST ]
Completely free to attend! You will need to arrange for transportation, and for your students to bring a bag lunch.
[ FIELD TRIP PROGRAMMING ]
The Education Day program includes an artist-led exhibition tour and a teen photographers panel.
Complete this registration form by THURSDAY AUGUST 30, 2018.
Space is limited, so registration is first come, first served.
Filling out this form does not guarantee your class participation.
We will be in touch the week of September 3 to confirm your class participation.
[ FIELD TRIP ACTIVITIES ]
1. Artist-led Exhibition Tours
Your students will tour a range of exhibitions (covering a diverse range of photographic styles and subject matter) with guidance and insight directly from the photographers and curators.
2. Youth Photo Panels
Your students will learn from their peers in panel discussions featuring youth photographers from programs across the city. Participating panelists include students from the Bronx Documentary Center, International Center of Photography Community Programs, JustArts at the Brownsville and Red Hook Community Justice Centers, NYU Future Imagemakers, Red Hook Labs, United Nations International School, and X-Posure at The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center.
3. Teacher Development & Resources
Teachers may participate in a one-day professional development workshop on incorporating photography across subjects. The workshop will take place in October (date TBD). View existing lesson plans & resource guides here.
[ 2017 YOUTH PHOTO PANELS ]
Featuring: ICP Community Programs student photographers
Presented by: International Center of PhotographyCurrent students and alumni from ICP’s Community Programs will share their images and writing, and reflect on the roles that photography plays in fostering self-confide...
Featuring: Leanna Lair, Ivan Espinosa, Nyasha Hunte and Zoran Seda
Presented by: Red Hook Labs PBCStudents at Red Hook Labs School will present their work created during this year’s Youth Career and Youth Summer Program sessions. Labs School Community Program Pan...
Featuring: Lydia Leiber (UNIS), Serena Aimen (UNIS), Eloise Chambadal (UNIS), Kadija Kone (KIPP), Karen Diaz (KIPP) and Amani Dobson (KIPP)
Presented by: United Nations International SchoolStudents from the 2017 UNIS Human Rights Project describe their process of investigating and photographing health disparities in New York City. Photos as Tools for S...
Featuring: Youth photographers in the Bronx Documentary Center Junior Photo League
Presented by: Bronx Documentary CenterBJPL students share their experiences exploring their communities, families, and environments — a journey that gave them a voice about social justice issues impacting t...
Featuring: Kemara Night, Daniel-Joseph Cyan, Miyagi Scott, Saikurogats and Giovanni Arenas
Presented by: The LGBT Community Center, X-PosureX-Posure student photographers present “The Essence of Here,” an exploration of their diverse and intersecting identities as an act of self-representation and advocacy....
Featuring: Dalia Turner, Josue Petion, Elijah Ragin, and Ty’anna Gant
Presented by: Red Hook Community Justice Center’s JustArts Photography Program, Brownsville Community Justice Center’s Summer Photography Program and Brooklyn Arts CouncilAlumni from the JustArts program present work from a digital photography internship, which taught students a documentary style of photography focused on issues related...
Featuring: Youth photographers from the NYU Tisch Future Imagemakers workshop
Presented by: NYU Tisch Department of Photography & ImagingStudents from the 2017 NYU Future Imagemakers workshop will discuss how they use photography to tell their stories and address social justice issues. Photo credit:...
[ VOLUNTEER ]
- 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!