Activity 5: Documenting Deco Photography Contest

Documenting Deco Educational Program


Activity Five Lesson Overview
Documenting Deco Photography Contest

UPDATE – The deadline for Documenting Deco Photo Contest entries has been extended to JUNE 30, 2018.


Through this photography contest students will use their new knowledge of the Art Deco style to document Deco in their neighborhoods and through the five boroughs of New York City. Their new knowledge will also allow them to recognize landmarked buildings in the community and contribute new information on any Deco buildings to the New York Art Deco Registry.


Click the link below to view/download the materials for Lesson One

Materials provided in the Lesson Five Packet include:

  • Activity Five Lesson Plan
  • Video Organizer handout
  • Contest rules handout
  • Contest entry form handout
  • Ticket Out handout

Additional materials include:

  • One copy of Richard Berenholtz New York Deco Book will be provided to each participating organization (Instructors must contact to request your copy)
  • Photography with Richard Berenholtz Video Clip

Videos selected for this lesson:

Documenting Deco: Photography with Richard Berenholtz

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