THE NEW YORK SUBWAY: Art Under Your Feet


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The New York Subway : Art Under Your Feet

A special episode featuring the art work found in the New York City subway system. Join Amy Hausmann, Assistant Director MTA Arts for Transit, for a tour of this famous underground art museum.

Links to fun websites including MTA Arts In Transit, Underground Myths and a 3-D Rendering of the New York Subway.

Questions & Extended Learning Activities

Learning Activities for THE NEW YORK SUBWAY: Art Under Your Feet

Each Learning Corner is designed by an educator to be easily integrated into individual curriculums, as well as State, and National Standards.

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Other Fun Websites

  • MTA Arts for Transit Publications

    The Metropolitan Transportation Authority's MTA Arts for Transit offers "Art en Route," a free guide that will help you locate all of the art under the streets.

  • National Geographic

    National Geographic's interactive 3D rendering of New York under ground is a really cool site. It shows the layers of what lies beneath the surface of NYC streets, but you can click on each layer and learn more details of how everything works down there.


  • Myths of the Underground

    Looking for albino alligators? Test your skills about what you think you know and learn what lies beneath the streets and buildings of New York.


  • Sheppard Software offers educational games and activities for kids of all ages. Paint and learn! - Cats, Dogs, Animal Diet and Animal Classification!
  • THE ART ZONE

    Hey kids, here's a great website from the National Gallery of Art In Washington, DC. Create interactive art projects that you can make on line and save to your computer screen.


Recommended Books

  • Subway
  • Author : Karen Katz
  • ASIN : 0670036226
  • Subway Ride
  • Author : Heather Lynne Miller
  • ASIN : 158089111X

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