Using a camera is so exciting that my hand shakes when I hold it.

—6th grade student, IS 237, Queens


Media. Arts. Education.


Making a Difference


Magic Box student Titiana Miller (Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis High School) received a Gold Key from the prestigious 2015  Scholastic Art regional competition.   


Principal Brian O'Connell from The Scholars' Academy in the Rockaways discusses how videomaking by Magic Box students demonstrates the real-life applications of the Common Core goals.



Magic Box Executive Director Nelle Stokes is one of the original contributors to the NYC Department of Education's Blueprint for the Moving Image.

Out of the Box

See what our students are creating in our media arts residencies.

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Magic Box brought the extraordinary into my classroom.
— Elisa De Gregorio, visual arts teacher, NYC high school