Art School Trip To New York
Art trips to New York mean young student artists can be exposed to unique and prolific works spanning hundreds of years.
Avant-garde art at the Guggenheim Museum
The inspiring Metropolitan Museum
Meet with a working artist in their studio
Contemporary installations at MOMA
*Please note, entrance fees where applicable are not included in typical price – contact us for more details
The maze of glass walkways and 110ft atrium lobby ensure this is a breathtaking experience from the get-go. The most influential modern art collection in the world has highlights like Monet’s Water Lilies and van Gogh’s Starry Night, with a recent face-lift by Yoshio Taniguchi creating space for huge contemporary installations and three movie theatres.
The Guggenheim NYC is devoted to the art of the 20th century and beyond. Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright the building itself has become an architectural icon. The very particular collection includes much of the avant-garde and impressionist movements, with tours, classes and film screenings helping to enrich student’s experience of this vital arts centre.
This vast museum has over two million artworks spanning 5,000 years. It’s one of the most important collections in the world and a fantastic source of inspiration for students of all disciplines. A labyrinth of corridors holds paintings, textiles, ceramics and costume, chronologically reflects global regions in sky-lit spaces and architectural relics
Once the private residence of steel baron Henry Clay Frick, this opulent Upper East Side museum houses an exceptional collection spanning the Renaissance to late 19th century painting. Highlights include Rembrandt, Renoir, Manet’s The Bullfight (1864) and an enclosed portico in the Fifth Avenue garden displaying a spectacular collection of sculpture.
Mural graffiti is a fundamental element of community art in New York, expressing peace and conflict, cultural shift and reflecting zeitgeist. The tour visits a number of major murals in the Lower Manhattan, Brooklyn, Bronx and Harlem districts, with knowledgeable guides to discuss the evolution of graffiti and elaborate on the storyboards and memorial walls.
What began as a craft of death masks during the French Revolution has become an international phenomenon of celebrity proportions. At the New York museum, students are invited to take a workshop to learn more about the waxwork process and American personalities. An audio-visual presentation and guided tour follows, exploring the moments in history captured.
This museum gives students the chance to experience new movements and ideas in art. Exhibits focus on the promising, lesser-known artists as well as an astounding permanent collection of 20th – 21st century American art. There are highlights such as Rothko, Pollock, Lichtenstein and a number of Georgia O’Keeffe’s spectacular flower paintings.
This new attraction is the highest sky deck in the Western Hemisphere boasting a unique design. The angled viewing platform juts out from the main building affording 360-degree views. Suspended in mid-air visitors can see 100 stories down through the glass floor.
Vessel is a new landmark and the centre piece of Hudson Yards, a vibrant redeveloped neighborhood, located on the West Side of midtown Manhattan. The 154 interconnecting flights of stairs are an interactive art work comprising almost 2,500 individual steps and 80 landings. The ascent gives great views of the attraction itself , the city and river.
Must See In NYC
Why groups like it:
Why groups like it:
Why groups like it:
- See a wide range of art at some of the most important art museums in the world
- Learn about a city that has provided the context for a huge amount of 20th-century art
- Find inspiration for their own work
Students will have had an opportunity to:
- See, and draw inspiration from, an unparalleled range of works
- Compare and contrast historical and modern styles and various techniques
- Gain an understanding of the motivations and circumstances behind the art
- Encounter a range of influences to inform their own work