Alice Austen House Education Programs
A National Historic Landmark devoted to the life and work of one of America’s earliest and most prolific female photographers, the Alice Austen House is proud to present educational programs that enhance your curricula and stimulate your students. The Alice Austen House is committed to the creation and delivery of equitable programs that provide all students with the best tools for learning success through the arts. Although the content of each program varies, each program includes essential components: a short history of Alice Austen, looking at and discussing her photos, and learning how to use a digital camera. These 75 minute programs meet NYS standards S.S – #1, 2, 3; Language Arts- #E2, E3, E4; and The Arts- #1, 2, 3, 4.
“I have made great friends and listened to even more amazing stories. I will never forget this day.”
– Shannya G
Online Educational Resources
Learn new photographic processes, participate in group photography activities and experience an interactive virtual tour all from your computer!
We offer the following in-school programs:
Meet Alice Austen (K-12)
Alice Austen, Photographer (K-12)
Women’s History and Alice Austen (3rd & up)
History Through the Lens of Women Photographers (3rd & up)