The American Musicals Project at the New-York Historical Society explores crucial eras in American History, coupling the power and emotional energy of American musical theater masterworks with extraordinary primary resources from our exhibitions and collections.
Just for Homeschoolers: Units include Westward Expansion, World War II, American Declaration of Independence, Slavery through Post-Reconstruction, and the Progressive Era. Find out more about American Musicals Project class for homeschooled students! Sign up today!
Just for Teachers: Bring American Musicals Project materials into your classroom! The New-York Historical Society is proud to offer interactive open-enrollment workshops for teachers of all grade levels. Participants learn exciting strategies for integrating musical clips and primary sources in the classroom. All workshops run from 4:30-6:30 PM and cost $15 each (members pay $10).
Advanced registration is required. Enroll today!
Teacher Workshop Schedule:
|Thursday 10/18/2012||Antebellum Slavery: Big River|
|Wednesday 11/14/2012||The Gold Rush: Paint Your Wagon|
|Tuesday 12/4/2012||Women’s Suffrage and Abolition: Bloomer Girl|
|Thursday 1/17/2013||Reconstruction: ShowBoat|
|Wednesday 2/13/2013||Westward Expansion: Oklahoma!|
|Wednesday 3/6/2013||The Progressive Era: Fiorello!|
|Thursday 4/11/2013||The Great Depression: Annie and Street Scene|
|Wednesday 5/8/2013||WWII: On the Town, South Pacific, This Is the Army|
|Wednesday 6/12/2013||Post-War New York: West Side Story|