School Programs

Historic House Trust sites offer a wide variety of programs for school class groups. For information on current programs, to discuss any special needs for your class, or to schedule a visit, please contact the education departments at each house directly:


Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (link)
Susan M. Chesloff, Museum Administrator
(718) 885-1461,

Valentine-Varian House/Museum of Bronx History and Edgar Allan Poe Cottage (link)
Juliana Jaeger, Educator
(718) 881-8900 ex. 107,

Van Cortlandt House Museum (link)
Michael Grillo, Education Director
(718) 543-3344,


Lefferts Historic House (link)
Rafe Shaffer, Supervising Educator
(718) 789-2822 Ext. 304,

The Old Stone House (link)
Maggie Weber, Educator
(718) 768-3195,

Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (link)
Danielle Hilkin, Education Manager
(718) 629-5400,


Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (link)
Melissa Kiewiet, Development & Community Engagement Manager
(212) 304-9422,

Gracie Mansion (link)
Elena Ketelsen, Programs Manager
(212) 676-3060,

Merchant’s House Museum (link)

Emily Wright, Communication and Programs Coordinator
(212) 777-1089,

Morris-Jumel Mansion Museum (link)
Michael Whitten, Education Coordinator
(212) 923-8008,

Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (link)
Bruce Cannon, Artistic Director
(212) 988-9093,


Bowne House (link)
Dr. Elizabeth Martin, Director of Education
(718) 359-0528,

King Manor Museum (link)
Brittany Lester, Director of Education
(718) 206-0545 Ext. 11,

Kingsland Homestead (link
Karl Nicoleau, Education, and Outreach Coordinator
(718) 939-0647, Ext. 14,

Lewis H. Latimer House (link)
Ran Yan, Executive Director
(718) 961-8585,

Queens County Farm Museum (link)

Ali Abate, Education Coordinator
(718) 347-3276, Ext. 302,


Alice Austen House Museum (link)
Ann Marie McDonnell, Director of Education
(718) 816-4506,

Conference House (link)
Lee Conti, Office Administrator
(718) 984-6046,

Historic Richmond Town (link)
Felicity Beil, Education Director
(718) 351-1611 Ext. 282,


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