Morgan Library & Museum

Visiting the Morgan Library & Museum encourages students of all ages, and in varying classroom settings, to use books as resources and promote critical thinking. In addition to being a historic site, the museum is a venue for fine art, literature, and music. Educational programs at the museum help groups become self-reliant seekers of knowledge and critical thinkers. Field trips are tailored to fit current classroom curriculum. “Exploring with the Morgan”, the Morgan’s school programs in the arts and humanities, complements the school curriculum by engaging students in the observation of primary sources and are aligned with NYS Learning Standards, the Next Generation Learning Standards, and the Common Core. Upcoming exhibitions for the 2019-20 school year include “John Singer Sargent: Portraits in Charcoal” and themes from The Book of Ruth with works by artist Barbara Wolff. The Morgan’s focus on multiculturalism is highlighted in the core programs below.

contact info

Hrs: Varies, see website.

School

• “Colors of the World” - Combining art and history, students will understand how traditional art and early manuscripts relate to exploration and the early Eurasian and African trade routes

• “Reading a Building” - Exploring Morgan’s library, students will create a character portrait of the American financier.

• "Mythical Creatures” - Students will trace the history of early civilization and writing by observing symbols found on Mesopotamian cylinder seals.

supports classroom learning in:
Art, Language Arts, Social Studies.

topics covered:
Culture, design, geography, history, industrialization, Mesopotamia, the Middle Ages, primary sources, reading, the Renaissance, trade, visual art, writing.

contact info
Phone: 212-590-0331
Email: schools@themorgan.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: Max. 35 students per program. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-3 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies. Registration: Online, Phone, Email. Cost: Fee, Free, Title I Title I or Financial Support: The Morgan’s School Programs are free for all Title 1 and Public Schools. Accessible To: PD, LD, ASD, VI, HI.

Art Museum Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

– Vincent Van Gogh created over 2,000 works during his lifetime. However, he was only ever able to sell one of his paintings while he was alive.

– Leonardo Da Vinci was left-handed. He took notes from right-to-left instead of the English language standard left-to-right.

– Pablo Picasso was arrested and questioned regarding the theft of Mona Lisa in 1911. He was released without being charged.

– In late 1961, Henri Matisse’s painting “Le Bateau” was hung upside down at the Museum of Modern Art in New York for 46 days before anyone noticed.

View Lesson Plan>>

Morgan Library & Museum

Visiting the Morgan Library & Museum encourages students of all ages, and in varying classroom settings, to use books as resources and promote critical thinking. In addition to being a historic site, the museum is a venue for fine art, literature, and music. Educational programs at the museum help groups become self-reliant seekers of knowledge and critical thinkers. Field trips are tailored to fit current classroom curriculum. “Exploring with the Morgan”, the Morgan’s school programs in the arts and humanities, complements the school curriculum by engaging students in the observation of primary sources and are aligned with NYS Learning Standards, the Next Generation Learning Standards, and the Common Core. Upcoming exhibitions for the 2019-20 school year include “John Singer Sargent: Portraits in Charcoal” and themes from The Book of Ruth with works by artist Barbara Wolff. The Morgan’s focus on multiculturalism is highlighted in the core programs below.

contact info

Hrs: Varies, see website.

Scouts

Scouts can work on Architecture badges at the Morgan. Scout groups will have the opportunity to explore and learn about the architecture of Pierpont Morgan’s library both inside and out, finding details about the life of the American financier along the way. Call for pricing details.

supports scout badges in:
Art, Social Studies.

topics covered:
Architecture, culture, design, history, visual art.

contact info
Phone: 212-590-0331
Email: schools@themorgan.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: Varies. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities, Performances. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-3 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies. Registration: Online, Phone, Email. Cost: Fee, Free

Art Museum Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

– Vincent Van Gogh created over 2,000 works during his lifetime. However, he was only ever able to sell one of his paintings while he was alive.

– Leonardo Da Vinci was left-handed. He took notes from right-to-left instead of the English language standard left-to-right.

– Pablo Picasso was arrested and questioned regarding the theft of Mona Lisa in 1911. He was released without being charged.

– In late 1961, Henri Matisse’s painting “Le Bateau” was hung upside down at the Museum of Modern Art in New York for 46 days before anyone noticed.

View Lesson Plan>>

Morgan Library & Museum

Visiting the Morgan Library & Museum encourages students of all ages, and in varying classroom settings, to use books as resources and promote critical thinking. In addition to being a historic site, the museum is a venue for fine art, literature, and music. Educational programs at the museum help groups become self-reliant seekers of knowledge and critical thinkers. Field trips are tailored to fit current classroom curriculum. “Exploring with the Morgan”, the Morgan’s school programs in the arts and humanities, complements the school curriculum by engaging students in the observation of primary sources and are aligned with NYS Learning Standards, the Next Generation Learning Standards, and the Common Core. Upcoming exhibitions for the 2019-20 school year include “John Singer Sargent: Portraits in Charcoal” and themes from The Book of Ruth with works by artist Barbara Wolff. The Morgan’s focus on multiculturalism is highlighted in the core programs below.

contact info

Hrs: Varies, see website.

Camp

Campers can visit the Morgan to explore a variety of topics pertaining to ancient history, global trade, and Pierpont Morgan’s library. Groups may reserve a self-guided tour, a guided exhibition tour, or a guided highlights tour. Field trips can be tailored to align with your group’s interests.

contact info
Phone: 212-685-0008 ext. 561
Email: tours@themorgan.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: Varies. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-2 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies. Registration: Online. Cost: Fee, Free

History Museum Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

A history museum or historical museum is a museum dedicated to presenting artifacts and exhibits reflecting the history of a particular nation, local level or a specific historical prospective or period.

History museums and historic houses or sites constitute the largest number of museums in the United States.

View Lesson Plan>>

Morgan Library & Museum

Visiting the Morgan Library & Museum encourages students of all ages, and in varying classroom settings, to use books as resources and promote critical thinking. In addition to being a historic site, the museum is a venue for fine art, literature, and music. Educational programs at the museum help groups become self-reliant seekers of knowledge and critical thinkers. Field trips are tailored to fit current classroom curriculum. “Exploring with the Morgan”, the Morgan’s school programs in the arts and humanities, complements the school curriculum by engaging students in the observation of primary sources and are aligned with NYS Learning Standards, the Next Generation Learning Standards, and the Common Core. Upcoming exhibitions for the 2019-20 school year include “John Singer Sargent: Portraits in Charcoal” and themes from The Book of Ruth with works by artist Barbara Wolff. The Morgan’s focus on multiculturalism is highlighted in the core programs below.

contact info

Hrs: Varies, see website.

Homeschool

Homeschool groups can visit the Morgan to explore a variety of topics pertaining to ancient history, global trade, and Pierpont Morgan’s library. Activities include examining Mesopotamian seals to learn about ancient civilizations through myths and symbols, using primary source material to learn about Eurasian and African early trade routes, and creating a character portrait of Pierpont Morgan through an exploration of his library. Field trips can be tailored to align with your homeschool curriculum. Call for pricing details.

topics covered:
Art, language arts, English, social studies, culture, design, geography, history, industrialization, Mesopotamia, Middle Ages, primary sources, reading, the Renaissance, trade, visual art, writing.

contact info
Phone: 212-590-0331
Email: schools@themorgan.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: Max. 35 students per program. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-3 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies. Registration: Online, Phone, Email. Cost: Fee, Free

Art Museum Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

– Vincent Van Gogh created over 2,000 works during his lifetime. However, he was only ever able to sell one of his paintings while he was alive.

– Leonardo Da Vinci was left-handed. He took notes from right-to-left instead of the English language standard left-to-right.

– Pablo Picasso was arrested and questioned regarding the theft of Mona Lisa in 1911. He was released without being charged.

– In late 1961, Henri Matisse’s painting “Le Bateau” was hung upside down at the Museum of Modern Art in New York for 46 days before anyone noticed.

View Lesson Plan>>

e-newsletter

Sign up and receive information on discounts and grants for field trips in your area.

We’ve moved from ClassTrips.com and CampDirectorsResources.com

Welcome to our new site

FieldTripDirectory.com