New York City

Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts (MoCADA)

This museum aims to cultivate understanding of the arts and cultures of the African diaspora through its interdisciplinary art exhibits including collage, painting, film, and photography. Guided tours for groups explore exhibits in the museum focused around particular themes, often relating to current events or culture. A knowledgeable docent offers insight into the artwork, while teaching your learners how to contextualize the different themes and techniques used by the artists. Book early and request a premium tour, to have a curator or an exhibiting artist guide your group through the exhibits. Student discounts available with ID.
 
Contact Info
Address: 80 Hanson Place, Brooklyn, NY 11217. Kings County. Tel: 718-230-0492. Email: info@mocada.org. Website: www.mocada.org. Hrs: Vary.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Cost: Free/Fee. Title I funding support.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Art, Social Studies.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Art, Social Studies. 

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Museums & Exhibits Lesson Plan

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