“Building the City, from Skyscrapers to Trains” explores 42nd Street and some of its iconic structures using them as a textbook for an interactive three-hour walk focusing on how New York works. Led by an by an educator, practicing architect, or historian who uses such techniques as "learning to look" games and sketching, this walking tour is designed for children and their parents to participate together while learning.
“Adventures in Modern Art”, which also launches this fall, focuses on the permanent collection at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). Families taking the walk will be guided on an exploration of the unique ways artists like Pablo Picasso and Andy Warhol have responded to the changing world around them through their creations. The tour is specifically designed for families with children from primary through middle school.
Context Travel is a network of English-speaking scholars and professionals, including art historians, writers, architects and gastronomes, who organize and lead “walking seminars” in 21 world cities, including: Florence, Rome, Venice, Naples, Paris, London, Edinburgh, Madrid, Barcelona, Berlin, New York, Philadelphia, Boston, Washington, D.C., Istanbul, Athens, Prague, Vienna, Budapest, Shanghai, and Beijing.
“Adventures in Modern Art”, which also launches this fall, focuses on the permanent collection at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)