Arts & Crafts
Sunday, August 19, 10:00 am–6:00 pm
New York Botanical Garden ~ Bronx
$28, $25/students & seniors, $12/ages 2-12, free/under 2
In conjunction with gorgeous exhibition Georgia O’Keeffe: Visions of Hawaii, enjoy music and song with legendary artists from Hawai‘i, Hawaiian instrument Crafting,...
Sunday, August 19, 10:00 am–1:00 pm
Wave Hill ~ Bronx
Focus on friends with fins, especially those popular goldfish swimming in Wave Hill’s Aquatic Garden. Turn colorful paper bags into fantastic 3-D...
Sunday, August 19, 10:30 am–3:00 pm
Whitney Museum of American Art ~ Chelsea/Meatpacking
$22, $18/students & seniors, free/ages 17 & under
Get creative in the Whitney’s Hearst Artspace. Families are invited to make their own artworks inspired by works on view. Each week...
Sunday, August 19, 11:00 am–4:00 pm
The Bronx Zoo ~ Bronx
$23.95/adults, $19.95/ages 3-12, $21.95/seniors, free/ages 1 & under
Experience the music, food, dance, storytelling, crafts and culture of the homelands of Bronx Zoo animals, from the jungles of Asia to...
Sunday, August 19, 11:00 am–5:00 pm
Randall’s Island ~ Upper East Side
Explore the variety of crops, fruit trees, fragrant herbs, and chickens at Randall Island's Urban Farm plus make fun farm art projects...
Sunday, August 19, 12:00 pm–5:00 pm
Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling ~ Harlem
Join a free one-day celebration that builds upon work initiated in the The Black School by sharing student artwork with the community....
Sunday, August 19, 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Brooklyn Bridge Park ~ Brooklyn
Take a 45-60 minute ride on the historic Fireboat John J. Harvey, transformed by New York-based artist Tauba Auerbach transformed into a...
Sunday, August 19, 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...
Sunday, August 19, 1:00 pm–4:00 pm
Rubin Museum of Art ~ Chelsea/Meatpacking
Stitch together the pieces to your future in honor of the Shoton Festival (Yogurt Festival) in Lhasa, Tibet, during which thousands of...
Sunday, August 19, 1:30 pm–3:00 pm
Hudson River Museum ~ Westchester
$7, $4/ages 3–18, $5/seniors & students
Play with movement and create a drip painting on a large canvas in the style of abstract expressionist Jackson Pollock using an...
Sunday, August 19, 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
Pier 84 ~ Midtown West
Join in weekly workshops challenging participants to design and construct solutions to real-world marine-focused challenges at an outdoor Maker Space. Tinker, test...
Monday, August 20–Sunday, September 30, 9:00 am–10:00 am
Hotel Manisses ~ Soho/Tribeca/LES
Tickets are on sale for Color Factory, a 'collaborative experiential exhibit designed to awaken audiences to the everyday yet brilliant presence of...
Monday, August 20, 3:30 pm–4:30 pm
Luke’s Lobster UWS ~ Upper West Side
$10/child, $15/two siblings
Budding artists age 1-2 years are invited to explore art projects in the special Outdoor Art Playgroup series with Luke's Lobster! Create...
Tuesday, August 21, 3:30 pm–4:15 pm
New-York Historical Society ~ Upper West Side
$20, $6/ages 5-13, free/ages 4 & under
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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,...
Wednesday, August 22, 1:45 pm–3:00 pm
Children’s Museum of the Arts (CMA) ~ West Village/East Village
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...
Wednesday, August 22, 3:30 pm–5:30 pm
Teardrop Park ~ Lower Manhattan
Explore unique Teardrop Park while enjoying energetic lawn games and creating dynamic art. Artist educators lead individual and group creative projects using...
Thursday, August 23, 1:00 pm–3:00 pm
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) ~ Midtown West
Drop in to an all ages drawing sessions in the MoMA Sculpture Garden. Explore movement, form, space, and surface as you draw...
Thursday, August 23, 3:30 pm–5:30 pm
Nelson A. Rockefeller Park ~ Lower Manhattan
Kids ages 5 & up are invited to participate in creative art activities including painting, collage, clay, group art projects, and participate...
Thursday, August 23, 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...
Thursday, August 23, 6:00 pm–8:00 pm
The Archway Under the Manhattan Bridge ~ Brooklyn
The Archway under the Manhattan Bridge in DUMBO comes alive with music, dance and art from diverse local artist. Groove to a...