Parent Resources

The City of New York is home to more than 700 galleries, 380 nonprofit theater companies, 330 dance companies, 131 museums, 96 orchestras, 40 Broadway theaters, 15 major concert halls, five zoos, five botanical gardens, and an aquarium. Many institutions offer free hours or suggested admission.

Resources for Engagement with Arts and Cultural Institutions

For Students:
Questions to Ask Myself at a Dance Performance
Questions to Ask Myself when Attending a Music Concert
Questions to Ask Myself at a Theater Performance
Questions to Ask Yourself at an Art Museum

For Parents:
Parent Guide: Tips for a Successful Visit to an Art Museum

To download a translated guide, please click on the appropriate language button below:

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New York City Department of EducationOffice of Arts and Special Projects • 52 Chambers St, Rm 210, NY, NY 10007 • 212-374-0300 • Fax: 212-374-5598

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