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Education Programs at Symphony Space

Serving the New York City area since 1980, our educational initiatives deliver a broad range of programs to ever-growing audiences of children and adults.

Global Arts: Cultural Literacy & Heritage

Symphony Space's Global Arts: Cultural Literacy & Heritage is a year-round multidisciplinary program that uses workshops, lecture-demonstrations, and interactive performances to reveal a deeper and richer understanding of the world around us. Using traditional and contemporary art forms from Asia, Africa, Latin America, Native American culture, and Early American culture, Global Arts offers immediate contact with the arts and artists in classrooms, in after-school programs, at school assemblies, at libraries or community centers, on guided tours at museums, at interactive performances at Symphony Space, or in our semester-long curriculum- and Common Core-aligned multidisciplinary program, the Curriculum Arts Project (CAP.) Learn more about the past work of Global Arts.

For tickets and info, call (212) 864-1414 x212 or visit

All Write!

All Write! introduces adult literacy students to the beauty and the power of the written word at a special Selected Shorts performance at Peter Norton Symphony Space. The students are then invited to submit their own work, a selection of which is read by the same actors at a second performance.

For more information about Symphony Space's education programs please contact Madeline Cohen, Education Director at (212) 864-1414 x221 or

Thalia Book Club Camp

Learn more about Symphony Space's camp for kids, the Thalia Book Club Camp. Thalia Book Club Camp offers up-close interaction with favorite children's book authors and illustrators, book discussions, and book-related field trips around the city. Ages 9-14.

Read the Thalia Book Club Camp Blog to follow the latest activities.