Nature, Animals & Science



National Geographic Encounter: Ocean Odyssey

Thursday, January 31–Friday, May 31, 10:00 am–10:00 pm
National Geographic Encounter: Ocean Odyssey ~
$30, $24/ages 12 & under at this link
Come face-to-face with (virtual) humpback whales and great white sharks, Humboldt squid and sea lions in an immersive experience that harnesses ground-breaking...

American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog

Thursday, February 7–Tuesday, December 31, 10:00 am–5:00 pm
American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog ~ Midtown
$15, $5/ages 11 & under
Dog-lovers can exlore canine-related artwork with cutting-edge technology and interpretation, plus items from the library, archives and collection of the American Kennel...

Gateway Storytime

Friday, February 22, 10:00 am–11:45 am
American Museum of Natural History ~ Upper West Side
suggested $22/ages 12-65, $12.50/ages 2-12, $17/students & seniors free/ages 2 & under
Ages 2 to 5 can play in the fascinating Discovery Room, then explore a natural science or cultural topic with a story,...

Kids Week at the Intrepid: Full STEAM Ahead

Friday, February 22, 10:00 am–5:00 pm
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum ~ Midtown
$33, $31/ages 65+, $24/ages 5-12, free/ages 4 & under
Participate in dozens of all-ages activities, hands-on workshops, live performances, and special guests, from NASA astronauts to the hilarious Story Pirates. Science,...

Children’s Story Time @ Fauna

Friday, February 22, 11:00 am–11:30 am
Fauna ~
$5
Read animal or ecology based story books, then meet animals related to the story. Children are encouraged to pet or hold the...

DNA Explorers

Friday, February 22, 11:00 am–2:00 pm
Museum of the City of New York ~ Upper East Side
Get 2 tickets for $15
Learn about the basics of DNA in connection with the exhibition Germ City: Microbes and the Metropolis. Discover how DNA is used...

Kids Week Manhattan: All About Owls

Friday, February 22, 1:00 pm–2:30 pm
Central Park, Dana Discovery Center at the Harlem Meer ~ Upper East Side
FREE
Learn about different types of owls (including Central Park residents) with the Urban Park Rangers.

Kids Week at the Intrepid: Full STEAM Ahead

Saturday, February 23, 10:00 am–5:00 pm
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum ~ Midtown
$33, $31/ages 65+, $24/ages 5-12, free/ages 4 & under
Participate in dozens of all-ages activities, hands-on workshops, live performances, and special guests, from NASA astronauts to the hilarious Story Pirates. Science,...

The Orchid Show: Singapore

Saturday, February 23–Sunday, April 28, 10:00 am–6:00 pm
New York Botanical Garden ~ Bronx
$20, $18/students & seniors, $8/ages 2-12, free/ages 1 & under
Walk among thousands of colorful orchids in every shape and size reaching up towering structures and clinging to overhead arches inspired by...

Wave Hill Family Art Project: Ubuntu—I am Because We Are

Saturday, February 23, 10:00 am–1:00 pm
Wave Hill ~ Bronx
FREE
Create mixed-media portraits in tribute to loved ones—and as a celebration of ourselves-using African wax fabric and incorporating other assorted materials and...

BAMKids Teknopolis 2019

Saturday, February 23, 10:15 am–9:30 pm
BAM Fisher ~ Brooklyn
$21/adult, $16/ages 6-14
+VR $45, $35/ages 9-14
BAM’s popular, interactive digital arts showcase returns. Multiple floors of groundbreaking multi-sensory installations, designed by today’s leading digital artists inspire creativity, connect...

Fort Tryon Kids: Winter Birds String Art

Saturday, February 23, 2:00 pm–3:30 pm
Fort Tryon Park ~ Harlem/Upper Manhattan
FREE
Join Artist Rachel Sydlowski and identify the year-round birds found in Fort Tryon Park. Sketch favorite Fort Tryon birds, such as the...

Wave Hill Family Art Project: Ubuntu—I am Because We Are

Sunday, February 24, 10:00 am–1:00 pm
Wave Hill ~ Bronx
$10, $6/students & seniors, $4/ages 6–18, free/ages 5 & under
Create mixed-media portraits in tribute to loved ones—and as a celebration of ourselves-using African wax fabric and incorporating other assorted materials and...

BAMKids Teknopolis 2019

Sunday, February 24, 10:15 am–9:30 pm
BAM Fisher ~ Brooklyn
$21/adult, $16/ages 6-14
+VR $45, $35/ages 9-14
BAM’s popular, interactive digital arts showcase returns. Multiple floors of groundbreaking multi-sensory installations, designed by today’s leading digital artists inspire creativity, connect...

Met Cloisters Family Afternoon: Amazing Animals

Sunday, February 24, 1:00 pm–4:00 pm
The Cloisters ~ Harlem & Upper Manhattan
Pay-what-you-wish, suggested $25/adults, free/kids under 12
Drop in for hands-on family fun among medieval treasures in a castle like setting. Look, imagine create and explore amazing animals through...

Children’s Story Time @ Fauna

Tuesday, February 26, 11:00 am–11:30 am
Fauna ~
$5
Read animal or ecology based story books, then meet animals related to the story. Children are encouraged to pet or hold the...

BAMKids Teknopolis 2019

Thursday, February 28, 10:15 am–9:30 pm
BAM Fisher ~ Brooklyn
$21/adult, $16/ages 6-14
+VR $45, $35/ages 9-14
BAM’s popular, interactive digital arts showcase returns. Multiple floors of groundbreaking multi-sensory installations, designed by today’s leading digital artists inspire creativity, connect...

Gateway Storytime

Friday, March 1, 10:00 am–11:45 am
American Museum of Natural History ~ Upper West Side
suggested $22/ages 12-65, $12.50/ages 2-12, $17/students & seniors free/ages 2 & under
Ages 2 to 5 can play in the fascinating Discovery Room, then explore a natural science or cultural topic with a story,...

BAMKids Teknopolis 2019

Friday, March 1, 10:15 am–9:30 pm
BAM Fisher ~ Brooklyn
$21/adult, $16/ages 6-14
+VR $45, $35/ages 9-14
BAM’s popular, interactive digital arts showcase returns. Multiple floors of groundbreaking multi-sensory installations, designed by today’s leading digital artists inspire creativity, connect...

Children’s Story Time @ Fauna

Friday, March 1, 11:00 am–11:30 am
Fauna ~
$5
Read animal or ecology based story books, then meet animals related to the story. Children are encouraged to pet or hold the...

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