Welcome to Visual Arts!
Museums in NYC
Dear PS/IS 268 Families:
New York City has so many opportunities to enjoy the arts! Here is a list of some museums which offer free or reduced admission. Most museums also offer free family programs on the weekends - check their websites for further info.
Metropolitan Museum of Art
5th Ave / 82nd St
Admission is RECOMMENDED (pay what you wish)
Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
11 West 53 Street, 6TH Ave
Free Admission: Fridays 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Museum of the City of New York
1220 5th Ave / 103rd St
Admission is SUGGESTED (pay what you wish)
Studio Museum of Harlem
144 W. 125th St. / 7th Ave
Free Admission Sundays, SUGGESTED (pay what you wish) other days
The Frick Collection
1 East 70th St./5th Ave
Pay What You Wish Sundays, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Museum of Arts and Design
2 Columbus Circle
FREE for children 18 and under, Pay what you wish (adults) Thursdays 6:00pm- 9:00 pm
Here is a guide of questions you can use when looking at an artwork with your child:
- What do you notice in this artwork?
- What do you think is happening in this artwork? What do you see that makes you think that?
- Why do you think the artist made this artwork?
- What message or ideas do you think the artist is trying to suggest? What do you see that makes you think that?
- Do you like this artwork? Why or why not?
- What would you like to ask the artist about this work if you could?
Miss Weiss / Visual Arts
Art department latest projects! Stop motion video!
Stop Motion Video by the following 7th and 8th grade Art Talent students was accepted to the Queesnboro Art Festival on May 7th! Please click on the [underlined] hyperlink and choose to play in Windows media player to view the winning short videos!
Congratulations to our winners!!!
Shayera Ahmed--shayera stop motion
Shaun Nandalall, Shiv Narain, and Andrew Somaroo--shaun shiv andrew stop motion 1
Nafeeza Mohamed and Nia Munasar-- nafeeza nia stop motion
PS/IS 268 Family ART night!🎨
Family Art night was a success!
Students and their parents viewed art work by the Congolese artist Bodys Isek Kingelez who imagined fantastical buildings for Utopian cities. Our students, with their parents, imagined their own Utopian designs and sculpted buildings!
Take a look at some of the unique designs...
Our 6th grade Art talent walking trip-- recreating Mandalas!
After learning about mandala designs, 6th grade art talent students printed
a mandala design with their names hidden inside. As a follow up activity,
we took a trip to a local park to create mandala designs using found natural
They express our students creativity and teamwork skills!