Students Study Ancient Construction At The MET

Bronx middle schoolers gained extensive insight on historical architecture and design during a visit to the MET’s Ancient Assyrian Palace and Ming Dynasty Chinese Courtyard.
Photo courtesy of NYC Department of Design and Construction

Approximately 50 public middle school students from the School District 9 visited the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Friday, July 8 to study the relationship between architecture, design and visual art in ancient to modern times. The students are part of the NYC Department of Design and Construction’s Middle School Summer Enrichment Program under DDC STEAM which was started in 2014 as a way to engage NYC youth in the architecture, construction and engineering industries.

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