Arts & Crafts

Celebrate Hawai'i Weekend: Music

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,...

Wave Hill Family Art Project: Fishy Fun

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...

Whitney Open Studio

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...

Passport to the World: Brazil

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...

Urban Farm Exploration Day

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...

Black Love Fest NYC

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....

Flow Separation Boat Rides

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...

Guggenheim Open Studios For Families

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...

Rubin Family Sundays: Togetherness Tapestry

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...

Make A Splash

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...

Pop-Up Maker Space on Pier 84

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...

Color Factory

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...

Special Events @ the Studio - Outdoor Art Playgroup for Babies

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...

New-York Historical Society Storytime

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
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,...

Children's Museum of the Arts WEE Arts

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...

Wednesdays in Teardrop

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...

Drawing in the Sculpture Garden

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...

Art + Games

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...

Start with Art at the Met/Art Trek

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...

Live at the Archway

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...

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