Education

Explore this music in the cradle of jazz culture, Harlem!

Our interactive virtual field trips invite students to engage deeply with jazz history and the timeless lessons of creativity and collaboration that jazz has to offer. 

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These programs were developed with support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. 

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**We are currently taking virtual field trip requests for Wednesdays and Thursdays only. We apologize for the inconvenience and hope to expand our offerings soon.** 

Jazz Explorers

Ideal for elementary school students, this virtual field trip explores how musicians communicate. This 45 minute interactive program will include videos of great jazz musicians, call and response games, and a scat singing activity. (45 minutes)

Audience: Kindergarten to 4th Grade
Cost: FREE

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100 Years of the Harlem Renaissance

Travel to back in time to learn what Harlem was like 100 years ago. Middle school students will learn about artists, writers, musicians, song titles, and historic jazz clubs associated with the Harlem Renaissance. (45 minutes)

Audience: 5th Grade to 8th Grade
Cost: FREE

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Questions?

Contact: Sam Ginsberg (they/them/Mx.)

Call: 212-348-8300 x103
Email: sginsberg@jmih.org

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RECENT PARTICIPANTS

  • 92Y Music Industry Summer Session
  • The Canaan Senior Center
  • A. Phillip Randolph Senior Center
  • Abyssinian Development Corporation Senior Center
  • Growing Minds NY
  • Classic Tours- Renaissance Singles Senior group
  • Peace Corps Fellows Program
  • University of New Brunswick Department of History
  • Behind the Book
  • Harlem Success Academy 2
  • SMART University
  • Hostos Community College
  • Striving on Strength- Pre-Vocational Habilitation Program
  • Harlem Promise Academy
  • Oasis Summer Camp
  • LifeSpire
  • Fort Greene Council
  • Keynote Music Center
  • Boys and Girls Harbor
  • Brooklyn School of Languages

*Our programs are supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council, and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State.