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New York
Basic price from
£739
3 nights accom. & travel  for 35 students and 4 staff

Art in New York

Art & Design school trips to New York

Bright lights, a stunning skyline and some of the world's best art museums - it is no wonder New York is one of our most popular destinations for Art & Design school trips. As well as offering a vast range of Art & Design attractions many of New York's galleries run workshops and activities to help students develop a greater understanding of the subject. Enjoy the stunning contemporary design of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMa), home to a hugely comprehensive collection of works including Warhol, Picasso, Rothko, and Pollock. With so many specialist museums and exhibits your choice of excursions is simply huge. Top of the list may be the Metropolitan Museum of Art which houses one of the best and largest collections in the world. Many artistic styles are prominent in New York City from fine art to sculptures, photography to street art and there's the textiles district ensuring all students get the most from the tour.

 

Suggested Itinerary

Sample 4 night/ 6 day

  • day
    1

     

    • Flight to New York City
    • Evening: Free time to explore
  • day
    2

     

    • 4 hour guided city tour tailored to Art groups
    • Metropolitan Museum of Art
    • Evening: Broadway Show
  • day
    3

     

    • Guggenheim Museum
    • The Frick Collection
    • Evening: Empire State Building
  • day
    4

     

    • Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island Cruise
    • MOMA
  • day
    5

     

    • Top of the Rock
    • Flight home
  • day
    6

     

    • Arrive back in the UK

N.B The basic 'from' prices do not include excursions, for a full package price... Request a quote >>

 

Accommodation

New York Accommodation - West Side YMCA

West Side YMCA

  • Just off Central Park
  • Swimming pool

The West Side YMCA Hostel is located just off Central Park West, close to the Lincoln Centre, Broadway and Carnegie Hall.

Location: Moments away from well-known landmarks including Central Park, Lincoln Centre and Broadway, public transport is within reach too.

Facilities: Free Wi-Fi, full gym facilities, pool, housekeeping, 24 hour reception and security.

Accommodation: Single and double rooms available to staff, double rooms (bunks) for students. Same sex bathroom facilities located on each floor.

Meals: In house restaurant, meals in local restaurants can also be provided.

New York Accommodation - Comfort Inn Chelsea

Heritage Hotel (aka Comfort Inn Chelsea)

  • Trendy Chelsea location
  • Basic, yet well-equipped and comfortable

This hotel is located within the fashionable Chelsea area of Manhattan and provides a view of the Empire State Building.

Location: Walking distance from Penn Station, Port Authority of New York, and 23rd Street Station. Numerous sites such as Chinatown, Central Park and the Museum of Modern Art are close by.

Facilities: Free Wi-Fi, small gym, tour desk, 24 hour reception.

Accommodation: Single and doubles available to staff, double rooms up to 5 per room available to students. En-suite bathroom facilities.

Meals: Buffet breakfast is provided free of charge. Local restaurants can be arranged for dinners.

New York Accommodation - Wolcott Hotel

Wolcott Hotel

  • Central Manhattan
  • Full of charm and character

A hotel situated in central Manhattan on 31st street, this hotel offers grand décor and welcoming reception. Located just a short walk from the Empire State building the Woltcott Hotel provides all the main amenities along with a shop and small meeting room.

Location: Short distance from public transport stops, Empire State Building 3 blocks away, numerous landmarks within easy reach.

Facilities: Small gym, small conference room, newsagents, luggage room, free Wi-Fi.

Accommodation: Single and double available for staff, students are accommodated mainly in triple rooms with individual beds. All rooms en-suite and have a TV.

Meals: Local restaurants and diners can be arranged for meals.

Quick Tip: This is just a small sample of possible accommodations available. Please contact us for more information.


Subject Specific Excursions

Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, known also as The Met, is an art museum located on the eastern edge of Central Park, along what is known as Museum Mile in New York City. It has a permanent collection containing more than two million works of art, divided into nineteen curatorial departments.

Guggenheim Museum

Take your students to the 102 story skyscraper in midtown Manhattan for one of the best views of the city! Great for drawing, painting and photography inspiration.

Empire State Building

Take your students to the 102 story skyscraper in midtown Manhattan for one of the best views of the city! Great for drawing, painting and photography inspiration.

Ellis Island Cruise

Discover the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Museum with this cruise where students can also observe New York City from a different perspective.

Museum of Modern Art

One of the world’s top modern art museums, the New York Museum of Modern Art is an extensive collection of media and performing arts, modern illustrated books, drawings, photography and film and hosts numerous exhibitions on modern arts and media.

Quick Tip: If you have an excursion in mind which you don't see listed, please get in touch so we can do our best to arrange it for you!

Stephen Perse Foundation, Art trip to USAStephen Perse Foundation, Art trip to USA

Good itinerary planning with experience and understanding of how the activities would work on the ground, live in the destination city.

The Stephen Perse Foundation, Fine Art trip to USA

 

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