Arts & Crafts



Family Art Project: Butterfly Habitat Hats

Saturday, June 23, 10:00 am–1:00 pm
Wave Hill ~ Bronx
FREE
See and sketch butterflies flying among the meadow grasses or in Wave Hill’s lovely Flower Garden. Learn about the life cycle of...

Figment Festival

Saturday, June 23, 10:00 am–6:00 pm
Governors Island ~ Lower Manhattan
FREE
Touch, smell, write on, talk to, dance with, play with, and learn from dozens of art experiences including large-scale sculptures, music, dance,...

The Skyscraper Museum Family Program: Up! Up! Up! Skyscraper

Saturday, June 23, 10:30 am–11:45 am
The Skyscaper Museum ~ Lower Manhattan
$5/child
Learn basics of skyscraper construction through a reading of Anastasia Suen’s picture book Up! Up! Up! Skyscraper. After the story, young architects...

Whitney Open Studio

Saturday, June 23, 10:30 am–3:00 pm
Whitney Museum of American Art ~ Chelsea
$22, $18/students & seniors, free/kids under 18
Get creative in the Whitney’s Hearst Artspace. Families are invited to make their own artworks inspired by works on view. Each week...

Puppetry Arts Festival

Saturday, June 23, 11:00 am–3:00 pm
Old Stone House Park ~ Brooklyn
Free admission, $2-$5 for activities
Enjoy music, arts & crafts, games, tote decorating, spin art, foot ball toss, giveaways, puppet making and a performance by Tuffy Tiger....

Textile Arts Center’s Workshop: Woven Wall Hangings

Saturday, June 23, 11:00 am–12:30 pm
Bard Graduate Center ~ Upper West Side
$30
Learn the basics of weaving on a frame loom, different tapestry weaving techniques and materials while creating an original woven wall hanging....

Urban Farm Exploration Day

Saturday, June 23, 11:00 am–5:00 pm
Randall’s Island ~ Upper East Side
FREE
Explore the variety of crops, fruit trees, fragrant herbs, and chickens at Randall Island's Urban Farm plus make fun farm art projects...

Dragon Boat Family Festival

Saturday, June 23, 12:00 pm–4:00 pm
Museum Of Chinese In America ~ Lower Manhattan
$10, free/ages 2 & under
Find out what a poet, zongzi (traditional Chinese rice dumplings wrapped in bamboo leaves), and dragon boats have in common. Participate in...

Mad. Sq. Park Hydrangea Hurrah

Saturday, June 23, 12:00 pm–3:00 pm
Madison Square Park ~ Gramercy & Flatiron
FREE
Celebrate Madison Square Park’s prized hydrangeas with activities for all ages including lawn games, live jazz music, a wall of hydrangeas and...

La Escuelita Carnaval

Saturday, June 23, 2:00 pm–5:00 pm
La Escuelita ~ Upper West Side
Free admission, fees for food & some activities
Enjoy bouncy castles, arts & crafts, face painting, performances and games. Proceeds benefit non-profit bilingual preschool La Escuelita's teacher development fund.

World Refugee Day Festival

Saturday, June 23, 3:00 pm–6:00 pm
Brooklyn Conservatory of Music ~ Brooklyn
FREE
Enjoy international music, dance, crafts food, and community in celebration of World Refugee Day. Brooklyn Conservatory of Music and Spaceworks are partnering...

Family Art Project: Butterfly Habitat Hats

Sunday, June 24, 10:00 am–1:00 pm
Wave Hill ~ Bronx
FREE
See and sketch butterflies flying among the meadow grasses or in Wave Hill’s lovely Flower Garden. Learn about the life cycle of...

Figment Festival

Sunday, June 24, 10:00 am–6:00 pm
Governors Island ~ Lower Manhattan
FREE
Touch, smell, write on, talk to, dance with, play with, and learn from dozens of art experiences including large-scale sculptures, music, dance,...

Whitney Open Studio

Sunday, June 24, 10:30 am–3:00 pm
Whitney Museum of American Art ~ Chelsea
$22, $18/students & seniors, free/kids under 18
Get creative in the Whitney’s Hearst Artspace. Families are invited to make their own artworks inspired by works on view. Each week...

Urban Farm Exploration Day

Sunday, June 24, 11:00 am–5:00 pm
Randall’s Island ~ Upper East Side
FREE
Explore the variety of crops, fruit trees, fragrant herbs, and chickens at Randall Island's Urban Farm plus make fun farm art projects...

Guggenheim Open Studios For Families

Sunday, June 24, 1:00 pm–4:00 pm
Guggenheim ~ Upper East Side
$22, $18/students & seniors, free/kids under 12
Explore exhibition highlights through creative interactive projects in the galleries then head to the Studio Art Lab in the basement to make...

Rubin Family Sundays: Spectacular Starscapes

Sunday, June 24, 1:00 pm–4:00 pm
Rubin Museum of Art ~ Chelsea
FREE
Explore films inspired by science fiction and imagined futures by the Otolith Group, an art collective featured in the Rubin’s exhibition A...

New-York Historical Society Storytime

Tuesday, June 26, 3:30 pm–4:15 pm
New-York Historical Society ~ Upper West Side
$20, $6/ages 5-13, free/ages 4 & under
50% off with this link
This bi-weekly program in the library of the engaging children's center includes the reading of a NY-themed book, a related craft project,...

Imagination Playground at Cooper Hewitt

Wednesday, June 27, 11:00 am–1:00 pm
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum ~ Upper East Side
FREE
Build in the engaging, moveable Imagination Playground in the terrace and garden of the Cooper Hewitt (which is fun for all ages...

Dream Building Drop-in Workshops

Wednesday, June 27, 1:00 pm–3:00 pm
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) ~ Midtown West
$25, $18/seniors, $14/students, free/ages 16 & under
Design and construct an imaginative building inspired by exhibition Bodys Isek Kingelez: City Dreams. Use materials similar to those the artist used—recycled...

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