Free School Tours
The Jewish Museum is pleased to offer 25 FREE tours to schools with special needs students. Free tours will be scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis over the course of the 2012–2013 school year. Please call 212-423-3256 or e-mail email@example.com to make a reservation. There is a limit of two free tours per school.
Students who are blind or partially sighted may participate in a thematic touch tour. This tactile experience allows students to explore the collection using replicas, fabric samples, and raised drawings. Tours include a gallery program - along with a hands-on studio art project - and focus on either art in the ancient world or the modern Jewish experience. Educators are also trained to assist blind or partially sighted students using verbal imaging techniques.
Archaeology Touch Tour
Designed for blind and partially sighted students, these tours encourage an exploration of the collection using replicas, fabric samples, raised drawings, and descriptive discussions (verbal imaging). Tours include a hands-on studio art project.
Professional Development for Special Education Teachers
Special education teachers are invited to attend our educator workshops free of charge.
To register for any of the above listed programs, please call 212-423-3256 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible to make a reservation.
Made possible by J.E. and Z.B. Butler Foundation, Newman’s Own Foundation, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, and other donors.