How can my school participate in the program?
To participate in the program, schools can submit their information here. The Gilder Lehrman Institute will contact eligible schools as tickets to Hamilton are made available to the Hamilton Education Program.
What schools are eligible?
At this time, students enrolled in an American history course in Title I high schools are eligible to participate in the program. Schools will be invited to participate and attend the program in New York.
What are schools expected to do once chosen to participate?
Once chosen to participate schools are required to
- Implement a 3- to 5-day student project for all students attending, based on the student and teacher guides provided. (Copies of the student work for all students attending Hamilton must be submitted to the Gilder Lehrman Institute.)
- Send the full payment for the tickets allotted for your school.
- Submit signed consent forms for all students attending the performance.
- Complete pre- and post-show surveys.
- Commit to a full-day program the day of the performance.
If I do not teach at a school can I still participate? Can individuals participate in the program?
No, the Hamilton Education Program is for schools, and tickets are not available for individuals or other groups. To purchase tickets for Hamilton please visit www.hamiltonbroadway.com. For group tickets of 20 or more call 1-800-Broadway ext. 2 or go to www.broadway.com/groups.
How many chaperones/teachers can attend?
There must be one chaperone for every ten students.
How much does each ticket cost?
Tickets for schools participating in the Hamilton Education Program are $10 per person. The reduced pricing is made possible through the generous funding of The Rockefeller Foundation and national and local donors.
Is my school responsible for any other costs associated with the program?
Schools are responsible for the costs associated with transportation to and from the theater and for lunch the day of the performance.
Will you be offering the program in other cities?
At this time the Hamilton Education Program is being offered only in New York for the 2022-2023 school year.
Are the supplemental materials (Hamilton Education Program website and student and teacher guides) available to schools not participating in the program?
Yes, all the resources are available on the Hamilton Education Program Online. You can register at hamilton.gilderlehrman.org to access the resources.
In addition, the Gilder Lehrman Institute has an array of resources on Alexander Hamilton and the Founding Era available to everyone. Our online materials in the History Now section of the website include 6 essays, 9 Spotlight on: Primary Sources, 8 videos, 5 online exhibtions, and 8 lesson plans.
In addition, you can order posters of Alexander Hamilton and Eliza Hamilton as well as posters of Founding Era documents from our shop, sign up for a self-paced course, or request a Traveling Exhibition on Alexander Hamilton.
Please note that you must first register/sign in to the Gilder Lehrman Institute’s website. Registration is free to teachers and students (K–12) and costs $25/person for others.
Can I get a copy for the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History’s W-9 and DOE/Tax ID number?
You may download the W-9 here. The DOE/Tax ID number is 13-3795391.