New York Art & Design school trip

New York

New York has an amazing array of some of the best museums and galleries in the world, and there is no better way to inspire your student group than on an Art and Design educational trip to the Big Apple. We offer specialist programmes and study visits and workshops especially for schools, sixth forms and college groups, all at the best prices and with our dedicated and vastly experienced team. As well as having some of the most iconic sights and landmarks in the world, our Art and Design educational trips to New York also offer a fantastic and diverse range of educational visits including The Met, MoMA and Guggenheim Museum.

  • Some of the world's best museums and galleries!

  • Iconic Empire State building panoramic views

  • Broadway shows, workshops, sports events & more...

  • Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Museum

  • Great choice of themed restaurants and diners

Subject Specific Visits

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

Visit the famous MoMA museum in Midtown Manhattan, regarded as one of the finest collections of modern and contemporary art in the world. Highlights include works by Monet, van Gogh, Pablo Picasso and Andy Warhol. Self guided or specialist guided tours available.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Probably the highlight of any design visit to the Big Apple. The Met is one of the largest museums in the world so make sure you plan your visit carefully and get in touch for the latest exhibitions and to book a tour.

Guggenheim Museum

Housed in the most iconic of buildings designed by the architect Frank Lloyd Wright, the Guggenheim is a superb experience as well as housing some amazing works of art. Self-guided or specialist guided tours available.

Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum

Part of the Smithsonian Institute, the Cooper Hewitt is the only museum in the USA dedicated to historical and contemporary design, housing a considerable collection of arts focused on some 240 years of design ethic and creativity.

International Center of Photography

Located at Bowery in lower Manhattan this outstanding museum is the leading institute in the practice and development of the art of photography, and a must visit for groups studying this course.

The Frick Collection

Located on the upper east side and housing the collection of industrialist Henry Frick, featuring classic works by the likes of Vermeer, Rembrandt and Della Francesca.


Brooklyn Museum

The city’s third largest museum and located within a short ride from Manhattan, housing around one and a half million works it is an important visit to consider during your stay.


Whitney Museum of American Art

The leading museum of 20th century and contemporary art of the United States, the Whitney Museum of American Art offers a range of twentieth century and contemporary American art with a particular focus on works by living artists.


The Museum at FIT

Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology creates exhibitions that are both entertaining and educational. The museum aims to educate and inspire with a range of diverse and innovative exhibitions.


Museum of Arts and Design

Located at Columbus Circle MAD offers a stimulating look at modern, contemporary objects that represent innovation and creativity in the present day.

Other Top Visits

Empire State Building
SUMMIT One Vanderbilt
Statue of Liberty
Broadway Show
Top of the Rock
Central Park Ice Skating
The High Line

Sample Itinerary

Day 1

Morning departure from UK. Afternoon arrival in New York. Transfer to your hotel and check in. A bit of free time before evening meal at Hard Rock Café.

Day 2

Morning visit to the Empire State Building. Enjoy amazing panoramic views of the city. Afternoon visit to The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). Evening meal at Planet Hollywood.

Day 3

Enjoy a morning visit to the Guggenheim Museum. Grab some lunch and immerse yourselves in the collections at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Freshen up before an early dinner and then on to an evening Broadway show.

Day 4

Morning make your way to Battery Park to take the ferry to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island museum. Return with some free time for shopping before afternoon transfer back to the airport for overnight flight home.

Day 5

Morning arrival back in the UK.

Where to Stay

Most accommodations in New York offer a room-only basis, however, a few will include breakfast into the package which is a real bonus for groups. There are also always plenty of local restaurants at good value for money nearby. If budget is really tight the YMCAs are options, however upgrades to high quality hotels such as the Manhattan at Times Square, Ameritania and Edison are available on request. Please let our account manager know and we will give you a range of options to choose from on your educational trip to New York with us.

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