Museum Family Programs


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Dolby Soho: The Contenders

Sunday, February 24–Sunday, March 24, 1:00 pm–8:00 pm
Dolby Soho Experience ~ Soho/Tribeca/LES
FREE
Explore eight interactive installations inspired this year’s top Academy Awards contenders. Step into iconic scenes from Black Panther, First Man, Bohemian Rhapsody and more.

MoMA Family Gallery Talks

Sunday, March 24, 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....

Whitney Open Studio

Sunday, March 24, 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...

New-York Historical Society Storytime

Sunday, March 24, 11:30 am–12:30 pm
New-York Historical Society ~ Upper West Side
$20, $6/ages 5-13, free/ages 4 & under
50% off with this link
From the seventeenth century to the twenty-first, through fiction and through fact, hear tales of New York City and the people who...

Players in Pigtails Storytime & Living History: Meet Madam C.J. Walker

Sunday, March 24, 11:30 am–4:00 pm
New-York Historical Society ~ Upper West Side
$20, $6/ages 5-13, free/ages 4 & under
50% off with this link
In honor of Women’s History Month, read Players in Pigtails about the first-ever All-American Girls Professional Baseball League and create baseballs and bats...

Oscar-Nominated Animated Shorts 2019

Sunday, March 24, 12:00 pm–1:15 pm
Museum of the Moving Image ~ Queens
$15, $9/students & seniors, $7/ages 3-12, free/2 and under
Experience all five of this year’s Academy Award nominees for Best Animated Short Film, including Pixar’s Bao, the delightful and moving story about...

Steampunk Sunday: Lunar Tendencies

Sunday, March 24, 12:00 pm–5:00 pm
Hudson River Museum ~ Westchester
$7, $4/ages 3–18, $5/seniors & students
Celebrate Steampunk, the mashing of the Victorian era with contemporary twists with a lunar theme in honor of exhibition The Color of...

Guggenheim Open Studios For Families

Sunday, March 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...

Jewish Museum Studio Art Sessions

Sunday, March 24, 1:00 pm–4:00 pm
The Jewish Museum ~ Upper East Side
$15, free/ages 18 & under
Create works of art together in a studio using an array of artists’ materials and techniques inspired by the museum's exhibitions.

Rubin Family Sundays: Handmade Hues

Sunday, March 24, 1:00 pm–4:00 pm
Rubin Museum of Art ~ Chelsea/Meatpacking
FREE
Celebrate Holi, the festival of colors and love, signifying the victory of good over evil and the arrival of spring. Construct your...

Brooklyn Museum F.A.M. (Family Art Magic)

Sunday, March 24, 1:30 pm–2:45 pm
Brooklyn Museum ~ Brooklyn
$27, includes museum admission
Explore wearable works of art, such as crowns, clothing, and jewelry. Get inspired in the galleries, from Ancient Egyptian Art to special...

Discoveries—Fantastic Beasts at The Met Cloisters

Sunday, March 24, 2:00 pm–3:30 pm
The Cloisters ~ Harlem & Upper Manhattan
FREE
A workshop for children with learning or developmental disabilities and accompanying friends and family members includes a gallery tour and art activity....

Metropolitan Museum Of Art Storytime

Sunday, March 24, 2:00 pm–2:30 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...

Children's Museum of the Arts stART Studio

Monday, March 25, 10:45 am–12:00 pm
Children’s Museum of the Arts (CMA) ~ Soho/Tribeca/LES
$30/family
Join CMA’s teaching artists in a dedicated, specially-designed, safe art and play studio for children ages 1 to 5. Daily drop-in sessions...

Children's Museum of the Arts stART Studio

Tuesday, March 26, 10:45 am–12:00 pm
Children’s Museum of the Arts (CMA) ~ Soho/Tribeca/LES
$30/family
Join CMA’s teaching artists in a dedicated, specially-designed, safe art and play studio for children ages 1 to 5. Daily drop-in sessions...

Metropolitan Museum Of Art Storytime

Tuesday, March 26, 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, March 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,...

Children's Museum of the Arts stART Studio

Wednesday, March 27, 10:45 am–12:00 pm
Children’s Museum of the Arts (CMA) ~ Soho/Tribeca/LES
$30/family
Join CMA’s teaching artists in a dedicated, specially-designed, safe art and play studio for children ages 1 to 5. Daily drop-in sessions...

Metropolitan Museum Of Art Storytime

Wednesday, March 27, 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...

Children's Museum of the Arts stART Studio

Thursday, March 28, 10:45 am–12:00 pm
Children’s Museum of the Arts (CMA) ~ Soho/Tribeca/LES
$30/family
Join CMA’s teaching artists in a dedicated, specially-designed, safe art and play studio for children ages 1 to 5. Daily drop-in sessions...

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