IPCNY's Education Program aims to help students, members, print enthusiasts, and the general public expand their visual literacy skills, nurture their creative expression, and develop their appreciation of the unique role that fine art prints can play in disseminating information and ideas. All of our workshops and guided tours can be tailored to meet the educational needs and interest level of the group.

Elementary & middle school groups: Welcome and introductions with Director, Judy Hecker and/ or IPCNY staff; short tour of current exhibition led by artist educator with a discussion of key prints in the show; private discussions with printmaking artists and/or curators about the works in the show (depending on availability); discussion of printmaking techniques such as woodblock, etching, engraving, and silkscreen, with a presentation of printmaking tools; kid friendly printmaking activity tailored to the current show. Previous activities have included pop-up books, intaglio on styrofoam, linocut, and silkscreened t-shirts.

High school & college groups: Welcome and introductions with Director, Judy Hecker and/or IPCNY staff; in depth tour of current exhibition and study room with practicing printmaker followed by a discussion of new and unique techniques featured in the show; private discussions with printmaking artists and/or curators about the works in the show (depending on availability); discussion of artist opportunities at IPCNY in the form of internships and open calls for submissions, as well as a presentation of opportunities listed our website at neighboring institutions.

Adult Education: Welcome and introductions with Director and, Judy Hecker and/or IPCNY staff; guided tour of current exhibition and study room with practicing printmaker followed by a discussion of new and unique techniques featured in the show.


Offsite OUTREACH: Stanley M. Issacs Neighborhood Center 

In 2015 IPCNY began a partnership with the Stanley M. Isaacs Neighborhood Center serving Manhattan’s Yorkville and East Harlem. This partnership brings 3 annual printmaking workshops to elementary school students who participate in after school program at Isaacs. Workshops are led by New Prints artist-educators and IPCNY staff.


Schedule a Visit!

Tours available Monday - Friday 10 am - 6pm 

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Senior Manager, Administration and Public Programs

Stephanie Trejo
stephanie@ipcny.org
212 989 5090