Museum Family Programs


museum guide | family friendly exhibits | public art & pop-ups

* Get artsy at family museum tours and workshops at modern palaces Guggenheim and Met Breuer and other kid-friendly museums. See our museum guide for tips on nearby places to eat.

* Create blooming blossoms at the Met and check out the recently-opened Roof Garden and blockbuster Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination.

* Check out cool public art & pop-ups including the David Bowie subway takeover (closing soon) and a surreal maze.


Metropolitan Museum of Art Storytime

Tuesday, May 22, 10:30 am–11:00 am
Metropolitan Museum Of Art ~ Upper East Side
Free, museum admission not required.
Families with children ages 18 months–3 years can look, listen, and have fun with gorgeous picture books in the lovely Nolen Library....

Gallim: (C)arbon

Tuesday, May 22, 1:00 pm–2:30 pm
The Met Breuer ~ Upper East Side
Pay-what-you-wish, suggested $25, free/ages 12 & under
Andrea Miller, The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s 2017-2018 Artist in Residence and choreographer and artistic director of the dance company Gallim, explores...

Metropolitan Museum Of Art Storytime

Tuesday, May 22, 3:00 pm–3:30 pm
Metropolitan Museum Of Art ~ Upper East Side
FREE
Look, listen, sing, and have fun with picture books; then continue your adventure with a self-guided gallery hunt in the Museum. Geared...

New-York Historical Society Storytime

Tuesday, May 22, 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,...

Metropolitan Museum of Art Storytime

Wednesday, May 23, 10:30 am–11:00 am
Metropolitan Museum Of Art ~ Upper East Side
Free, museum admission not required.
Families with children ages 18 months–3 years can look, listen, and have fun with gorgeous picture books in the lovely Nolen Library....

Gallim: (C)arbon

Wednesday, May 23, 11:00 am–12:30 pm
The Met Breuer ~ Upper East Side
Pay-what-you-wish, suggested $25, free/ages 12 & under
Andrea Miller, The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s 2017-2018 Artist in Residence and choreographer and artistic director of the dance company Gallim, explores...

GlassBarge

Wednesday, May 23, 11:00 am–6:00 pm
Brookyln Bridge Park ~ Brooklyn
FREE
Learn the story of glassmaking through live 30-minute demonstrations on a Corning Museum of Glass canal barge on its first stop on...

Children's Museum of the Arts WEE Arts

Wednesday, May 23, 1:45 pm–3:00 pm
Children’s Museum of the Arts (CMA) ~ West Village/East Village
$25/family
Join CMA’s WEE teaching artists for art-filled drop-in sessions featuring music, storytime, and lots of materials and techniques to explore. Stay and...

Jazz+Wednesdays

Wednesday, May 23, 2:00 pm–3:00 pm
American Folk Art Museum ~ Upper West Side
FREE
The Bill Wurtzel Trio play standards from the American Songbook in an intimate, American-art filled setting.

Metropolitan Museum Of Art Storytime

Wednesday, May 23, 3:00 pm–3:30 pm
Metropolitan Museum Of Art ~ Upper East Side
FREE
Look, listen, sing, and have fun with picture books; then continue your adventure with a self-guided gallery hunt in the Museum. Geared...

Metropolitan Museum of Art Storytime

Thursday, May 24, 10:30 am–11:00 am
Metropolitan Museum Of Art ~ Upper East Side
Free, museum admission not required.
Families with children ages 18 months–3 years can look, listen, and have fun with gorgeous picture books in the lovely Nolen Library....

Gallim: (C)arbon

Thursday, May 24, 11:00 am–12:30 pm
The Met Breuer ~ Upper East Side
Pay-what-you-wish, suggested $25, free/ages 12 & under
Andrea Miller, The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s 2017-2018 Artist in Residence and choreographer and artistic director of the dance company Gallim, explores...

GlassBarge

Thursday, May 24, 11:00 am–6:00 pm
Brookyln Bridge Park ~ Brooklyn
FREE
Learn the story of glassmaking through live 30-minute demonstrations on a Corning Museum of Glass canal barge on its first stop on...

Metropolitan Museum Of Art Storytime

Thursday, May 24, 3:00 pm–3:30 pm
Metropolitan Museum Of Art ~ Upper East Side
FREE
Look, listen, sing, and have fun with picture books; then continue your adventure with a self-guided gallery hunt in the Museum. Geared...

Start with Art at the Met/Art Trek

Thursday, May 24, 3:30 pm–4:30 pm
Metropolitan Museum Of Art ~ Upper East Side
Pay-what-you-wish, suggested $25, free/ages 12 & under
Fabulous museum educators engage children in conversations and activities related to a few works in the vast collection. Share ideas and enjoy...

Metropolitan Museum of Art Storytime

Friday, May 25, 10:30 am–11:00 am
Metropolitan Museum Of Art ~ Upper East Side
Free, museum admission not required.
Families with children ages 18 months–3 years can look, listen, and have fun with gorgeous picture books in the lovely Nolen Library....

GlassBarge

Friday, May 25, 11:00 am–6:00 pm
Brookyln Bridge Park ~ Brooklyn
FREE
Learn the story of glassmaking through live 30-minute demonstrations on a Corning Museum of Glass canal barge on its first stop on...

New-York Historical Society Storytime

Friday, May 25, 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,...

Museum of Modern Art Free Hours

Friday, May 25, 4:00 pm–8:00 pm
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) ~ Midtown West
FREE

MoMA Family Gallery Talks

Saturday, May 26, 10:15 am–11:15 am
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) ~ Midtown West
FREE
Ages 4 to 16 can engage in lively discussions and fun activities while looking closely at modern masterpieces and cutting-edge contemporary art....

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