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The Museum offers tutorials, workshops with guest artists, and classes tailorable for each group or school. Registration is now open for schools and organizations that would like to partner with us to bring a specialized media program to your classroom. Teachers and administrators can request a media course focusing on stop motion animation, media-making, or an introduction to the moving image, for ages seven through eighteen. We also feature courses for adults and seniors in documentary filmmaking or film appreciation. 

Email us at [email protected] for rates and details.



This summer, MoMI is offering live-streamed virtual tours and field trips by zoom in English, Español (Spanish), and عربى (Arabic). The tours will be broadcast live from New York City, and explore the museum galleries and exhibits on the history of television, cinema and video games. The cost starts at $5 per student per tour, and workshops can be added for an additional fee. To request a virtual group field trip, please visit our booking site Explorable Places.



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The Education Department of the Museum of the Moving Image provides different virtual tours, workshops, and online classes.


Build a miniature space-scape at home with Filmmaker Tiffany Joy Butler in this claymation re-enactment inspired by the short film Afronauts by Nuotama Frances Bodomo. Check out many more shorts and experimental pieces on, the Museum's initiative to examine the intersection of science and film. The site also features interviews with scientists and filmmakers, original articles, and over 60 science-themed short films that are available to stream anytime, all of which have received grants from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation for their depictions of scientific themes and characters. You can also download a free educational guide to short and feature science-related films like Afronauts, penned by Curator Sonia Shechet Epstein.


Join Visual Artist Umber Majeed on a virtual walk through The Jim Henson Exhibition. Learn how to start designing your own puppet media at home with Jim Henson–inspired design.