Education Blog

  • Frick Community and Cultural Partnerships

    Through long-term partnerships with local school and after-school programs, cultural organizations, and social service providers, the Frick welcomes underserved communities, emerging artists, and university populations, building meaningful relationships over time.
  • Community and Cultural Partnerships Evening 2019

    On November 22, the Frick hosted its annual Community and Cultural Partnerships Evening to honor the museum’s many partner organizations across the city. The evening included remarks from Ian Wardropper, Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Director, as well as performances by American Ballet Theatre Studio Company, the East Harlem School Slam Poets, and the Juilliard School Drama Division.

  • Partnership Visits: East Harlem School

    Enjoy these videos of East Harlem School students reading original poems inspired by works of art in the galleries! The East Harlem School is an independent middle school enrolling children from families with low income. The school’s mission is to challenge students to develop a balanced physical, moral, and intellectual strength that they will use to adapt to change.

  • Frick Forum

    This afternoon program for high school students promotes close looking and the free exchange of ideas. Forum members study great works of art from the permanent collection and special exhibitions on selected Friday afternoons between January and May. The program is free, but application is required.

  • First Fridays

    Museum admission and gallery programs are free from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on the first Friday evening of the month (except January and September).

  • Artists Night

    In January, the Frick hosted Artists Night, a special evening of sketching from artworks and models inspired by Luigi Valadier: Splendor in Eighteenth-Century Rome. MORE »
  • Partnership Visit: The Juilliard School Drama Division

    In December, students from the Juilliard School Drama Division visited for a close look at Claude’s Sermon on the Mount, in conversation with Rika Burnham, Head of Education
  • Guided School Visits: I.S. 131

    To expand access to the Frick for New York City students, the Frick waives guided visit fees for public schools that are, like I.S. 131, designated as Title I (schools with a high percentage of students from low-income families).
  • Community and Cultural Partnerships Evening 2018

    In September, the Frick hosted a Community and Cultural Partnerships Evening, honoring our sixteen partner organizations across the city.
  • Forum on Canova and the Presidential Image

    This summer, Education organized a three-part series examining the presidential image, as framed by the special exhibition Canova’s George Washington.