The Bartlett Art Department traveled to NYC on Friday April 27th to visit the American Museum of Natural History and the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). In between museum visits, our group of 50 students and 6 chaperones were able to walk through Central Park. There we saw musical performers, spring flowers, and various city skylines. For most, this was their first ever visit to NYC. We look forward to visiting Manhattan again next year!
This trip was partially funded thanks to the generosity of the Janet Malser Trust.
Seniors Samir Azzaoui and Jut Stockhaus filmed tour footage of the building using the art department's GoPro. This special camera equipment was purchased through the generosity of the Janet Malsar Trust and has expanded our abilities for visual communication with the community. Students are intrigued by this engaging technology and take the responsibility of it seriously. This video project was important to these students as they have spent many years at Bartlett and have each found success in Academics, Athletics, and the Arts. All three students were able to share this video and their production process with the Webster School Committee on December 12th. The video will also be presented to 8th grade students and their families this week as part of our "Best of Bartlett" program to introduce the community to what Bartlett truly has to offer.
Art students visit the NYC Botanical Gardens and Bronx Zoo
Thank you to the students and chaperones for making this a fun and successful trip! Stay tuned for information about what we are up to next!
Art Students participated in a 16 hour day trip to experience two world famous art museums with a walk through central park in between visits. Six music students and their Band Director also joined us on the trip, spending the first half of the trip in a Jazz Clinic. The weather was beautiful and the exhibitions were very well showcased. It was wonderful to see students engaging in artistic discussions, taking photographs, and asking questions about not only art, but the city of New York in general. Many students had never been to NYC and every turn we took brought a new piece of information from food trucks and vendors, to castles and skylines. For seniors, this was their last trip with the Art Department and we hope they continue to pursue an arts education by being active creators and consumers of art no matter where they end up after graduation.
Photo credit to Vivian Adams and Julian Ortiz.