Field Trips to MODA

We welcome visits from school groups! Teachers and school administrators can choose from a wide range of field trip opportunities at MODA, from exhibition tours that include design activities to STEAM workshops that strengthen science, technology, engineering and math skills, while also teaching design mindsets and skills.

Field Trip Days: Monday-Friday

Field Trip Time Slots: 10:00 am to 11:30 am and 10:30 am to Noon

Looking for an earlier time or a different day? Contact Blair Banks at to explore the possibilities of bringing your group to MODA.

Discounts for Title I Schools

At MODA, we believe that design has the power to change the world. To do our part, we will be offering discounted STEAM and design workshops for Title I school students beginning in Fall 2018. Title I schools will receive a 20% discount per ticket for all STEAM and design workshop field trip options.

Proof of Title I standing must be provided to MODA upon registration.

For further information, please contact Blair Banks at


Field Trip Options:

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Grades 9-12

Guided Exhibition Tour - Passione Italiana: The Art of Espresso

Passione Italiana: The Art of Italian Espresso, chronicles the evolution of the espresso machine and documents technological and design developments that made espresso possible. This exhibitions also surveys the social and historical impact coffee and coffeehouses have had around the world.


Grades K-2

Simple Circuits Workshop

Use coin cell batteries, LEDs, aluminum foil, conductive and insulating play-doh to design your own functioning flashlight! Students will learn about basic electronic properties and take home their own working flashlights!


Grades 4 and Up

Introduction to 3D Design and Printing Workshop

Learn how a 3D printer works and participate in a 3D modeling demo with MODA instructors using the computer aided design (CAD) program, Tinkercad, that you can keep using back in the classroom. 

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Grades 3 and Up

Introduction to LEGO Robotics Workshop

Robotics just got LEGOtastic. Join us for a hands-on, STEAM workshop using LEGO robotics to design, build, and program robots that interact with the world around them.

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Grades 3 and Up

E-Textiles Workshop

With e-textiles you can create your own versatile electronic accessories and objects. Join us as we explore how to make soft circuit buttons. Learn sewing, circuitry basics, and how to combine them both to design an e-textile object on this field trip!