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Photoville Education: Student and Educator Programs

Photoville EDU provides year-round programming to engage young people and educators with visual storytelling through workshops, educator resources, field trips, and exhibition grants.

All programs are free, but pre-registration is required. Please see each program for instructions.

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For more Photoville EDU resources, be sure to browse our library of Videos, Toolkits, and Lesson Plans, designed to engage young people with photography. Photoville collaborates closely with artists and educators in developing these resources.

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Our education programming is produced in partnership with PhotoWings, with additional support by the NYC Mayor’s Office of Media & Entertainment.

Youth Field Trips

Jun 82022

Photoville Education Field Trips: Luvia Lazo

Featuring photographer Luvia Lazo discussing her exhibition Kanitlow

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Jun 82022

Photoville Education Field Trips: Nolan Trowe

Featuring photographer Nolan Trowe discussing his exhibition Puddles In My Head: (Our Emotions)

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Jun 82022

Photoville Education Field Trips: Josué Azor

Featuring photographer Josué Azor discussing his exhibition Ayiti: Beyond Darkness

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Jun 82022

Photoville Education Field Trips: Sharon Miller

Featuring photographer Sharon Miller discussing his exhibition The Creative Ambassadors Project

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Jun 82022

Photoville Education Field Trips: Tiffany Smith

Featuring photographer Tiffany Smith discussing his exhibition Throned

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Jun 82022

Photoville Education Field Trips: Jeffrey Henson Scales

Featuring photographer Jeffrey Henson Scales discussing his exhibition In A Time of Panthers: Early Photographs

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Jun 82022

Youth Artist Exchange Panel: The Creative Youth Society

A Youth Artist Exchange panel featuring The Creative Youth Society

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Jun 82022

Youth Artist Exchange Panel: BDC Bronx Junior Photo League

A Youth Artist Exchange panel featuring the Bronx Junior Photo League

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Jun 102022

Photoville Education Field Trips: Mohammed Q. Amin

Featuring photographer Mohammed Q. Amin discussing his exhibition Live Pridefully: Love and Resilience Within Pandemics

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Jun 102022

Photoville Education Field Trips: Alice Proujansky

Featuring photographer Alice Proujansky discussing his exhibition Hard Times are Fighting Times

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Jun 102022

Youth Artist Exchange Panel: HerShot!

A Youth Artist Exchange panel featuring HerShot!

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Educator Resources

Jun 42022

Educator Happy Hour

The Photoville Educator Happy Hour is an informal way to meet our new Public Engagement Manager, Koren Martin, and also connect with other educators and art practitioners in the Photoville Education network at Brooklyn Bridge Park for the Opening Day Community Celebration at Photoville 2022! The first drink is on us!

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Jun 82022

Youth Field Trip – Session 1

Photoville Festival Education Field Trips are Back!

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Jun 82022

Youth Field Trip – Session 2

Photoville Festival Education Field Trips are Back!

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Jun 102022

Youth Field Trip – Session 3

Photoville Festival Education Field Trips are Back!

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Educator Exhibit Grant Recipients

Un Verano en Queens / A Summer in Queens

Travers Park

Presented by Back to the Lab and Photoville, in partnership with PhotoWings

Recipient of the 2022 Photoville & PhotoWings Educator Exhibition Grant

During the summer of 2021, teenage students from the Jackson Heights and Elmhurst areas participated in a two-week intensive beginner photography workshop facilitated by Back to the Lab, a local photography organization.

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What Is a Healthy Neighborhood? Youth Data Stories from the Bronx

Santa Maria School

Presented by The Eighth Grade Class of Santa Maria School (Class of 2022) and Photoville, in partnership with PhotoWings

Recipient of the 2022 Photoville & PhotoWings Educator Exhibition Grant

In this month-long project, eighth grade students created photo essays — combining art and data — to investigate the question: “What is a healthy place, and why should people care?”

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Mixed Identity: Hybrid Portraits

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 2

Presented by Riverdale Avenue Middle School and Photoville, in partnership with PhotoWings

Recipient of the 2022 Photoville & Photowings Educator Exhibition Grant

Expand students’ creativity.

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Everything in Between: A Spectrum of Emerging Visions

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza

Presented by NYU Tisch Department of Photography and Imaging and Photoville, in partnership with PhotoWings

Recipient of the 2022 Photoville & PhotoWings Educator Exhibition Grant

Twelve high school photographers present unique perspectives and artistic approaches to stories about the environment, relationships, fashion, dreams, immigration, mental health, and more.

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PORTRAITS OF THE PANDEMIC

Domino Park, Williamsburg

Presented by The Photographers of I.S. 318 in Brooklyn, New York and Photoville, in partnership with PhotoWings

The pandemic has changed the way we live and interact, as well as the way we see people, places, and things.

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Senior Saviors

Grand Street Settlement Best

Presented by The Lower Eastside Girls Club and Photoville, in partnership with PhotoWings

Recipient of the 2022 Photoville & PhotoWings Educator Exhibition Grant

Senior Saviors showcases portraits that celebrate the spirit and legacy of our elders who are giving back to the Lower East Side community.

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This website was made possible thanks to the generous support and partnership of Photowings