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Live, Virtual Summer Field Trips

In partnership with NYC museums, FACE has organized a series of free, live-virtual summer field trips. Below are upcoming field trips for this week. Click here to see all August field trips. Please share these opportunities with your network broadly!

  • Saez Velez Family(Open external link) For grades K-8 | August 11 | 11AM-12PM Explore the role of community in creating change, through the story of the Saez-Velez family, a Puerto Rican family who lived on the Lower East Side for fifty years. Beginning with their arrival in New York in the 1950s, we’ll see how different generations of the Saez-Velez family built community at home, at school, at work, and in the neighborhood.

  • Life Aboard(Open external link) For grades K-12 | August 11 | 3-4PM  Students will articulate the purpose of an aircraft carrier and identify at least three crew member jobs held during Intrepid's time of service. They will be taught the many ways in which life aboard Intrepid differed from life on land, and some of the adjustments sailors made to improve life aboard.

  • Summer Art Studio(Open external link) For grades 6-8 | August 12 | 11-11:40AM Join the Whitney Museum of American Art for free weekly online art classes. Participants will experiment, create, and learn together with at-home art materials. Join us to create your own version of Reimagined Books inspired by Marlon Mullen.

  • Meet Author Vashti Harrison(Open external link) For grades K-12 | August 13 | 1PM-2PM Join The DiMenna Children’s History Museum to meet author Vashti Harrison and discuss her celebrated book Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History(Open external link), a captivating collection of profiles that showcase women from the worlds of activism, arts, journalism, sports, politics, and more. Rediscover women you’ve learned about before—like Rosa Parks—and explore the lives of women whose stories need to be sung, like chemist Alice Ball.

  • Codebreakers!(Open external link) For grades 3-12 | August 13 | 3-4PM Join the Intrepid Museum to learn about Naval communication by examining artifacts from Intrepid in its time of service. Testing their wits, students will have the opportunity to take a stab at decoding, and will learn to construct their own coded messages!

  • Summer Art Studio(Open external link) For grades 9-12 | August 14 | 11AM-11:40AM Join the Whitney Museum of American Art for free weekly online art classes. Participants will experiment, create, and learn together with at-home art materials. Join us to create your own version of Reimagined Books inspired by Marlon Mullen.

  • Summer Art Studio(Open external link) For grades PreK-12 | August 15 | 11-11:40AM Join the Whitney Museum of American Art for free weekly online art classes. Participants will experiment, create, and learn together with at-home art materials. Join us to create your own version of Reimagined Books inspired by Marlon Mullen.


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