Guided Group Visits

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Guided Group Visits

Guided Group Visits

Bring your students to the Museum this year to explore our interactive exhibits! Museum educators will guide your students through an immersive experience in your exhibit of choice. Students will engage in an art-making workshop that enriches their learning and enables your class to bring the Museum back to the classroom. For more information email

To schedule a group visit please call 212.721.1223 ext. 236

90 minutes, Monday – Friday, 10:30am – 12pm, 12 – 1:30pm, 2 – 3:30pm, or 4 – 5:30pm

Fee: $180.00 per class of up to 30 students.

You, Me, We America to Zanzibar

Grades: pre-K – 1st

Students discover the building blocks of what makes a community as they explore Muslim communities from Harlem to Pakistan. Bartering goods in our multi-sensory marketplace, driving a vibrant Pakistani truck, or examining historic artifacts from across the globe, students will reflect upon the exciting similarities and differences between themselves and their global neighbors. In the accompanying art workshop, students will analyze expressive and colorful Pakistani shipping trucks and personalize their own paper truck, creating a unique representation of their cultural identity.

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Global Geometry America to Zanzibar

Grades: 2nd – 5th

Students are transported across the globe as they uncover the beauty and diversity of Muslim arts and culture through architecture and design. Colorful, geometric ornamentation is found on household objects like cloth and ceramics. It embellishes walls, floors, and arches of important buildings and gathering spaces. As children venture through a Persian-style courtyard, an interactive and immersive mosque, and an international marketplace, students will investigate complex geometric compositions and relationships between two- and three-dimensional forms. Students will apply their learning during the accompanying art workshop, creating their very own geometric design.

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Trade and Travel America to Zanzibar

Grades: 6th – 8th

Students will explore the ways that culture is transmitted beyond borders through the lens of ancient trade routes in the Eastern Hemisphere. Explorers will journey across the Indian Ocean, from Oman to Singapore, in our life-sized dhow boat, learn about the spice trade in our sensory marketplace, and consider important elements in mosque architecture. Inspired by the rich patterns in the America to Zanzibar exhibition, students will use block printing techniques to create a uniquely patterned textile. In small groups, students will analyze historic artifacts to discover how trade and travel have influenced the course of history and their lives today.

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Diego’s Rainforest Adventure Adventures with Dora and Diego

Grades: pre-K –1st

Rescue a blue-morpho butterfly, guide sea turtles to the shore, and look for tree frogs following in the footsteps of Diego as he helps different animals. Students create a kapok tree collage  as they discover the different layers of the rainforest.

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Dora’s Neighborhood Adventures with Dora and Diego

Grades: K – 1st

Students will explore various jobs and roles and how they contribute to communities. Through hands-on exploration,  students learn about the goods and services neighborhood helpers provide and build their understanding of what it means to be part of a community. Students will work together to create a model of their own neighborhood in an accompanying art workshop.

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City Sights and Sounds PlayWorks™

Grades: pre-K – K

Students will use their five senses to explore the sights, sounds, and spaces in the PlayWorks™ exhibit. They will also build knowledge of the people who work in their community and the tools they require. Through a hands-on workshop, students will create their own city scene!

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All About Water Dynamic H2O, Begins May

Grades: K – 1st,

Discover what makes a boat float, how rain forms and why oil and water do not mix through a series of experiments, art projects and explorations in CMOM’s own Dynamic H2O exhibit.

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From Trees to Tap Dynamic H2O!

Grades 6th – 8th grade

Where does our water come from? On this guided group visit, students go on the dynamic journey NYC’s water takes from our skies, to our rivers and lakes, through the Catskills, and finally to our homes in our newest exhibition Dynamic H2O! Along the way students will learn fun facts about the unique properties of water, why water is essential to all living things, and how NYC’s taps produce some of the best drinking water in the nation.

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