[ SIGN UP FOR PHOTOVILLE’S EDUCATION DAY! ]
Thursday, Sept 20, 2018
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.
[ 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 ]
[ 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!
Produced by United Photo Industries In partnership with PhotoWings