Education and Group Programs

School and summer camp group field trips to the Museum and artist residencies bring the lessons of the sixties to life.

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Students explore themes of individual expression, social consciousness, cultural engagement, empowerment, and inspiration. For more information about any of the following programs, please email or call us 845-583-2036.

Programs Include

Museum Field Trips

Come Explore the ‘60s at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts! This program will immerse students, teachers, administration, and chaperones into the cultural explosion of the 1960s. 

people sitting on bean bag chairs watching video of Woodstock at the Museum at Bethel Woods

E3: Engage. Experience. Explore.

Bethel Woods' E3 program brings visiting performance artists to your school to inspire and empower students (K-12) and educators.

kids at E3 learning program at Bethel Woods

Bethel Woods on Main

Our Teaching Artist program provides an opportunity for creative learning residences throughout the region: in libraries, non-profit organizations, schools and at community events.

instructor and students at Bethel Woods on Main

Funding for arts and humanities, outreach and museum education programs has been provided by Bethel Woods members and donors and through generous gifts from foundations, individuals and agencies including: The American Gift Fund, the Tammy and Keith Anderson Foundation, the AT&T Aspire Program, the John N. Blackman Sr. Foundation, Annelise Gerry and Family, Robyn Gerry, Nellie and Robert Gipson, Humanities NY, IBM, Joan Kaplan, the William and Elaine Kaplan Family Foundations, Liberty Properties Inc., the Monticello Motor Club, New Music USA, the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, Resorts World Catskills, the Rhulen Loughlin Family -- in memory of Trevor John Loughlin, Rolling V Bus Corporation, James and Kelly Schmitt and Stewarts Shops. Transportation and tuition assistance has been made possible in part by Dan and Joan Silna, and TD Charitable Foundation, and the Williams Endowed Education Fund at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts.