Cool Culture

Centers and Schools

Cool Culture believes in partnering with educators to engage families in art and cultural activities.Together, we can assess, create, and advocate for cultural equity and access through the transformative power of art and culture.

Enroll in the CityWide Cultural Access Program

Welcome to the Cool Culture community! The largest program of its kind in the country, we facilitate a network of 450 Title I Schools and early childhood centers, and 50,000+ member families who enjoy unlimited free access to nearly 90 museums, historical societies, science centers, botanic gardens, and zoos. CityWide families make over 180,000 museum visits each year across the city. ENROLLMENT for DOE Title I schools is now open!

Education partners access and co-create in Professional Development workshops and a variety of resources focused on family involvement through the arts. They may also co-produce family events and festivals with the Cool Culture team.

Partner educators can access the Family Pass and multilingual educational materials.

Early Child Care Centers: We've reached capacity for center enrollment for 2022-2023.

DOE Title I Schools: See benefits of enrollment, fees, and eligibility requirements. ENROLL HERE.

Education partners access and co-create in Professional Development workshops and a variety of resources focused on family involvement through the arts. They may also co-produce family events and festivals with the Cool Culture team.

Partner educators can access the Family Pass and multilingual educational materials.

Early Child Care Centers: See benefits of enrollment, fees, and eligibility requirements. Learn more and enroll here .

DOE Title I Schools: See benefits of enrollment, fees, and eligibility requirements. Learn more and enroll here.

Resources, events, and tools include:

Cultural Partners Visitation Portal

Cultural Partners Visitation Portal

The Cultural Partners Visitation Portal puts information about museum reopenings and updated safety policies at your fingertips.

Virtual Events & In Person Family Festivals

Virtual Events & In Person Family Festivals

Family festivals co-hosted with partner museums and botanical gardens strengthen cross-cultural relationships in our community.

Curators for Educators

Curators for Educators

Workshops with educators help harness arts and culture to support the wellbeing of families and design art-making experiences.

Curators for Families

Curators for Families

Cohorts of families and educators collaborate and curate their own experiences with art, culture, social impact and civic engagement.

Connect with Cool Culture Online

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Follow Cool Culture on Facebook and Instagram to post photos of your adventures with the hashtag #WeAreAllCurators.

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Stay up to date with what’s happening! Sign-up for ArtVenture below, our monthly events e-newsletter.

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Attend our Family Festivals, Cool Pops and other in-person and virtual events year-round.

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Send us your feedback! Email us at family@coolculture.org.

Partnership

We look forward to partnering with you, your school team, and your families each year! Please email family@coolculture.org with any questions, and a member of our Programs team will respond. 

Partnership

We look forward to partnering with you, your school team and your families again this year! Email us with any questions and a member of our Programs team will get in touch.