Field Trips

Our learning community will take several field trips together. More information will be posted as the schedule is confirmed.

If you are under 18 years old, you will need a permission slip to attend these field trips. Please be sure to talk to Prof. Spevack and Prof. Rosen to make sure you have completed the necessary paperwork to participate in these opportunities.

September 24, 2018 (Meet at school – 1pm)

Cooper Hewitt
2 East 91st Street
(between 5th and Madison Avenues)
New York, New York 10128

4, 5, or 6 trains to 86th St. and Lexington Ave.
6 train to 96th St. and Lexington Ave.

Senses: Design Beyond Vision

Explore experimental works and practical solutions designed to inspire wonder and new ways of accessing our world. Wander through a scented snowstorm, play a furry instrument in a Tactile Orchestra, investigate the sonic properties of glass, and experience many more multisensory experiences from some of the world’s most creative thinkers, including Christopher Brosius, KunstLAB Arnhem, Studio Roos Meerman, Maya+Rouvelle, and more. With over 65 design projects and more than 40 objects and installations to touch, hear, and smell, The Senses is an inclusive celebration of the sensory richness of design. > MORE


Monday, October 22, 2018 (Meet at school – 1pm)

New Lab
19 Morris Avenue
(Entrance at Cumberland St & Flushing Ave)
Brooklyn, NY 11205
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Walk from Jay Street or take the B57 or the B69 to Cumberland Street and Flushing Avenue. Continue to the Cumberland Gate.

Design Studio Visit:
New Lab is a workspace for designers, technologists, and entrepreneurs working in advanced technology—in disciplines including robotics, AI, connected devices, nanotechnology, urban tech, and more.

With resident space, on-site Product Realization, specialized programming, and access to a network that includes city agencies, venture capitalists, domain experts, and leading corporations, New Lab makes innovation move faster. > MORE

TBD (Meet at the Museum- 2:30pm)

Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway
(between Underhill and Washington Avenues)
Brooklyn, NY 11238

2, 3 trains to Eastern Parkway.

Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power 
shines light on a broad spectrum of Black artistic practice from 1963 to 1983, one of the most politically, socially, and aesthetically revolutionary periods in American history. Black artists across the country worked in communities, in collectives, and individually to create a range of art responsive to the moment—including figurative and abstract painting, prints, and photography; assemblage and sculpture; and performance. > MORE