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NEW! Field Trip Safety Protocols for Students

The Society will continue to follow all state and city safety protocols. All visitors are required to wear a face covering at all times in the museum. Vaccination requirements and venue protocols are subject to change, be sure to check back for the latest information.

By visiting the Society, you agree to to abide by these policies. 

  • All visitors 12 and older will be required to show proof they have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine authorized for emergency use by the FDA or WHO upon arrival to the Museum.
  • Visitors need to present an ID matching the name on your vaccine documentation.
  • Individuals under the age of 12 may enter without displaying proof of vaccination so long as they wear a face mask, except when eating and drinking, whenever they are unable to maintain six feet of social distance from other people. Minors must be accompanied by a vaccinated adult.

In addition, group visits must abide by the following:

All group visits must be scheduled at least one week in advance. Please email to schedule your visit.

Grades K-8 

  • All group tours can only be scheduled on Tuesdays when the building is closed to the public.
  • Limited to 20 students and 5 adults.
  • Workshops are only taking place virtually. Please email for more information.

Grades 9 – College students 

  • Groups larger than 25 will be divided into smaller groups upon arrival.

Would you like to plan a visit for your group, class or organization? Please contact us!

Pricing and Additional Group & Field Trip Booking Information

There are several options for groups interested in visiting the Society of Illustrators.

Adult Groups: (Undergraduate and up)

  • 10 or more adults.
  • $7 per person
  • Reservation required.
  • Self-guided tours or guided tours available.
  • Guided tours are an additional $50 non-refundable flat fee, to be paid in advance.

Adult Guided tours include a look at the current exhibits and highlights of the collection. 45 minutes.

Educator Members receive free admission. Guided tours are additional $50.

School and After-School Groups: (K-12)
In keeping with the Society’s mission, programs will focus predominantly on the art of illustration while aligning with the NYC Department of Education’s Blueprint for Teaching and Learning in the Arts.

For more information or to discuss your visit, please email or call 212.838.2560

Self-guided Tours

  • $150 per group, paid in advance or upon arrival.
  • A maximum 32 students + 4 adults.
  • Reservation required.
  • Offered at 10am, 12pm, 2pm Mondays-Fridays unless otherwise requested and pending availability.

Guided Tours

  • $200 per group, paid in advance.
  • A maximum of 32 students + 4 adults.
  • Offered on the hour starting at 10am Mondays-Fridays. Last tour offered at 4pm.
  • Tours are approximately 45 minutes.
  • Exhibition-specific and general tours are available.
  • Full refunds issued with 24 hour notice.

Hands-on Workshops

  • $250 and up per group, paid in advance.
  • For a maximum of 32 students + 4 adults.
  • Workshops are 90 minutes.
  • Taught by trained illustrators and educators.
  • Offered at 10am, 12pm, 2pm Mondays-Fridays unless otherwise requested and pending availability.
  • Full refunds issued with 24 hour notice.

Please note: that we cannot accommodate more than 32 students + 4 adults for tours and workshops.

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