EDUCATION Grades K – 8 Programs

Grades K - 8 Programs

REGISTER NOW for 2022-2023!
Join us for an in-person or virtual field trip, designed specifically with your students’ needs in mind! A broad range of exhibitions are available for your students to discover!

Exhibitions Schedule


Book Today!

  • Online: “Book Now” below to complete a Request Form. Once your form is submitted, a staff member will call you within 5 business days to confirm and schedule!
  • By Phone: Call 631.380.3292, Monday – Friday, 9 am – 5 pm.

Looking for a program for students with special needs? Learn more

Email or call 631.380.3292.

In-Person Museum Field Trips

Grades K-8: TOUR & CREATE

Students will have an exciting experience designed to stretch their imaginations and build visual literacy skills! Tour the exhibitions with a Museum Educator leading engaging conversations. Discover the power of art through grade-appropriate dialogue and questioning. Then, students create their own artwork inspired by what they have learned!

60 minutes

Wednesdays, 9:30 – 10:30 am, 10:45 – 11:45 am, 12 – 1 pm
Thursdays, 9:30 – 10:30 am, 10:45 – 11:45 am
Fridays, 9:30 – 10:30 am, 10:45 – 11:45 am

$10 per student* (minimum 15 students, or $150)
*Fee includes Museum admission and all art supplies.

Please Note: In-person programs take place when the Museum is closed to the public.

In-School Field Trips

My Museum

Bring museums to life! Classes are introduced to the value of museums in our lives as they discover a broad range of artwork, including art from The Heckscher’s collection! Each child then designs and creates their very own art museum, inside and out, using drawing and collage techniques.

90 minutes
Mondays & Tuesdays
Times are flexible, with a start time of 9 am or later.

$250 per 90 minute session*
*Fee includes all art supplies.

Create & Display
Multi-Day Program

Give your students the opportunity to dive in deeper and create during this popular multi-day program! This project-based program is custom-designed and focuses on the creative process and exploring exciting art materials and techniques! At the end, Museum staff mount a display at your school of all your students’ artwork!

Multiple 40 minute sessions
Mondays & Tuesdays
Times are flexible

$250 per session*
*Fee includes all art supplies.

Virtual Field Trips

Virtual Tour & Create

Tour an exhibition with us using Zoom or Google Meet! Then students will create a hands-on project inspired by what they learn. Program includes an art kit with all art supplies for each participant. 

40 minutes
Mondays & Tuesdays
Times are flexible

$150 per session

Thank you to our Generous Sponsors!

Leadership Grants for Museum Discovery Programs are provided by

  • Suffolk County through County Executive Steven Bellone, and Legislators Stephanie Bontempi, Tom Donnelly and Manuel Esteban, Sr.
  • Frederic R. Coudert Foundation
  • Ike, Molly, and Steven Elias Foundation
  • Nadon Trust/Margy Hargraves and Family
  • National Grid Foundation
  • The Rauch Foundation
  • Raymond J. and Mary C. Reisert Foundation
  • The Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation
  • Jefferson Family Charitable Foundation
  • The Alpha Omega Charitable Foundation
  • Frank J. Antun Foundation
  • New York Community Bank Foundation
  • The Rea Charitable Trust

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