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


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.



Brooklyn Bridge Park, DUMBO


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Completely free to attend! You will need to arrange for transportation, and for your students to bring a bag lunch.



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.


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.


Photos as Tools for Social Justice

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 School

Students 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...

JustArts: Beyond the Simple Selfie

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 Council

Alumni from the JustArts program present work from a digital photography internship, which taught students a documentary style of photography focused on issues related...

Future Imagemakers Speak Out

Featuring: Youth photographers from the NYU Tisch Future Imagemakers workshop

Presented by: NYU Tisch Department of Photography & Imaging

Students 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 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!