School Art Trip to New York

New York City is recognised worldwide as a centre for arts and culture. Home to a wide selection of art museums and photographic collections, New York is a must-visit destination for your art group. From landmark institutions such as MOMA to niche offerings such as the International Center of Photography, it offers a great selection for your group.

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Day 1

Flight from UK to New York

Transfer to accommodation on arrival

Free to explore  
Day 2 Visit Metropolitan Museum of Art Visit the Guggenheim Optional evening meal in Time Square
Day 3 Full-day self-guided tour of New York's major landmarks including the Statue of Liberty and the Empire State Building Enjoy a Broadway performance  
Day 4 Visit the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) Transfer to the airport Overnight flight back to the UK
Day 5 Land back in the UK    


This price includes:

  • 3 nights' accommodation B&B
  • All flights inclusive of tax
  • Airport transfer in New York
  • Free staff place ratio 1:10
  • Detailed information pack
  • Comprehensive travel and medical insurance
  • Itinerary planning service
  • VAT
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Guggenheim New York

Guggenheim New York

This is the original Guggenheim, conceived by Solomon Guggenheim in 1937 as an exhibition space for twentieth-century art. Frank Lloyd Wright’s striking curved snail-shell of a building is home to temporary exhibitions and works from the Guggenheim’s rotating permanent collection, including pieces by Picasso, Cézanne, Gauguin and Kandinsky.



From a modest collection of eight prints and a drawing in 1929, MoMA has grown to be one of the world’s leading collections of contemporary art. It interprets the function of an art gallery broadly, and its collection includes photographs, film and design objects as well as more traditional media.Closed on Tuesdays.

Metropolitan Museum

Metropolitan Museum

One of the world’s most prestigious art galleries, the Met’s comprehensive permanent collection spans 5,000 years of art from a diverse range of cultures, including European, American, African, Asian, Oceanic, Byzantine and Islamic. This is a great activity for those interested in all forms of art including examples from Classical Antiquity, almost all of the European Ma...

Frick Collection

Frick Collection

Steel magnate Henry Clay Frick left his priceless art collection to the American nation on his death in 1919. The collection, displayed in Frick’s former home, spans European art from the Renaissance to the 19th century including works by Turner, Constable, Rembrandt and Vermeer.

International Centre of Photography

International Centre of Photography

The permanent collection at ICP contains more than 100,000 photographs. Since its opening in 1974, ICP has acquired important historical and contemporary images through a dedicated acquisitions committee and through generous donations and bequests from photographers and collectors. The collection spans the history of the photographic medium, from daguerreotypes to gelatin silver and digital chromo...

Chelsea Art Museum

Chelsea Art Museum

The Chelsea Art Museum, home of the Miotte Foundation, is committed to an exploration of “art within context”. This approach favours a programme of exhibitions which reflect contemporary human experience across a broad spectrum of cultural, social, environmental and geographical contexts.  

Museum of the Moving Image

Museum of the Moving Image

The Museum of the Moving Image advances the public understanding and appreciation of the art, history, technique and technology of film, television, and digital media. It does so by collecting, preserving, and providing access to moving-image related artifacts; screening significant films and other moving-image works; presenting exhibitions of artifacts, artworks, and interactive experiences; and ...

New York Public Library Photographic Collection.

New York Public Library Photographic Collection.

The photography collection of the New York Public Library comprises approximately 400,000 photographs, including examples of almost every photographic process from the earliest daguerreotypes to contemporary digital images. The collection was developed in 1980 when images culled from other NYPL departments and branches were brought together to form a new division. The historically stated focus of ...

Empire State Building

Empire State Building

Reaching more than a quarter of a mile into the Manhattan sky, the Empire State Building was the world's tallest building from its completion in 1931 until 1970. The view from the observatory on the 86th floor is one of the finest urban panoramas anywhere in the world.

Days Inn Broadway

This Broadway hotel is located on New York's popular Upper West Side, with many trendy restaurants, shops and coffee shops. Central Park is just minutes away.

This 14-story New York City hotel offers 214 air-conditioned guest rooms. Décor is traditional. All rooms offer cable TV, coffee-makers, in-room safes, and irons and ironing boards. Refrigerators are available upon request. Corridors feature crown moulding and period architectural details. View on map

Best Western Fairfield Inn

This hotel is conveniently located just 20 minutes from the Meadowlands Sports Complex and provides easy access into New York City. The hotel features Cucina Calandra, their in-house restaurant and Executive Lounge.

All rooms include free wireless high speed Internet access, 52-channel cable television, refrigerator, microwave, 2 phones with data-ports, radio alarm clock, iron/iron board, coffee maker, and hairdryer.

Hostelling International NY

HI New York is Manhattan’s premier hostel, and is located in a landmark building on the Upper West Side. The building was built in 1883 to help widows of both the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812 and opened as HI New York in 1990.

It is just one block from Broadway Avenue and a main subway line, and only minutes from Central Park.

The hostel offers clean, modern, mixed and separate male/female dormitory-style accommodation (4 - 12 bedded rooms) with shared bathrooms in the hallways. Linen, towels and a housekeeping service are provided.

Private rooms with and without baths are available for your convenience. View on map

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