The Staten Island Museum is pleased to welcome you back to the galleries on weekends with safety protocols in place due to COVID-19. Please purchase advance dated tickets and plan ahead for your visit. All programs remain virtual at this time. The safety and wellbeing of our community, visitors, staff, and volunteers are of the highest priority.

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Online Learning

During this time when we are unable to welcome your class into the Museum, we are offering online, interactive learning opportunities led by Museum educators and teacher resources to support your curriculum.

Child creating art in the suffrage exhibition.

Photo by Christine Cruz

Voting Rights for Women’s Suffrage Centennial (September 2020)

Explore the exhibit, Women of the Nation Arise: Staten Islanders in the Right for Women’s Right to Vote to understand how the right to vote was gained over time for women and other groups. By examining primary source materials, learn about the roles Staten Islanders played in the Women’s Suffrage movement and the importance of civic engagement.

Lesson Plans

  • 3rd-5th grade
  • 6th-8th grade
  • 9th-12th grade
  • Virtual Exhibit Tour with Curator Gabriella Leone

Animal Homes: Who Lives There?

Explore the habitats of birds, insects, mammals and other native species. Learn how animals adapt by studying where they live and how they survive and thrive.

  • Grades Pre-k – 4

Additional online school programs and resources will be added; please check back soon.

For information about online learning, please contact shogan@statenislandmuseum.org.

Con Edison STEM Days Out

The Staten Island Museum is honored to once again be sponsored by Con Edison to provide middle school students FREE STEM lessons during the 2020-2021 school year.