Multicultural



Metropolitan Museum Tree & Menorah

Wednesday, November 21–Sunday, January 6, 10:00 am–5:30 pm
Metropolitan Museum Of Art ~ Upper East Side
Pay-what-you-wish, suggested $25, free/ages 12 & under
A vivid eighteenth-century Neapolitan Nativity scene adorns a candlelit spruce. Gorgeous 18th Century Baroque creche angels hover over an Italian village filled...

Accumulations: Hanukkah Lamps

Monday, December 3–Thursday, February 28, 10:00 am–6:00 pm
The Jewish Museum ~ Upper East Side
$15, free/ages 18 & under
See over 80 Hanukah lamps representing four continents and six centuries of artistic production from the largest collection of Hanukkah lamps in...

Toc Toc! Spanish Class

Thursday, December 13, 3:00 pm–3:45 pm
Book Culture LIC ~ Queens
FREE
Children from 0 to 36 months start learning Spanish in an immersive class that mixes story time, sing-along, dancing, games and a...

A Season of Lights: A Winter Workshop

Saturday, December 15, 10:00 am–12:00 pm
Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine ~ Upper West Side
$10/child-adult pair
Hear a reading of Nancy Luenn’s Celebrations Of Light : A Year of Holidays Around the World, learn about winter festivities from...

Passport to Eataly: Tours for Kids

Saturday, December 15, 10:00 am–11:00 am
Eataly Flatiron ~ Gramercy & Flatiron
$25
Uncover the food and language of Italy as an Eatalian ambassador guides kids around an Italian marketplac. Explore each department, learn an...

Farmhouse Family Day

Saturday, December 15, 11:00 am–3:00 pm
Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum ~ Brooklyn
FREE
Drop in every third Saturday of the month to explore New York City’s oldest house with seasonal activities inside and around the gardens....

Living History: African American Schools in Reconstruction

Saturday, December 15, 11:00 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 conjunction with our exhibition Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow, Living Historians portraying African American school teachers from the...

MOCACREATE: Imagining Chinatown: Mosaics

Saturday, December 15, 1:00 pm–4:00 pm
Museum Of Chinese In America ~ Lower Manhattan
$10, $5/seniors, students & ages 2–18, free/ages 1 & under
Design a one-of-a-kind mosaic inspired by favorite indoor spaces in Chinatown– your house, your school, your local dim sum restaurant, or any...

Alvin Ailey Family Matinees

Saturday, December 15, 2:00 pm–4:00 pm
New York City Center ~ Midtown West
$29-$159
See acclaimed modern dance troupe Alvin Ailey in family-friendly performances followed by question-and-answer sessions with Ailey’s phenomenal dancers. A diverse program of...

Circus Abyssinia: Ethiopian Dreams

Saturday, December 15, 2:00 pm–4:00 pm
The New Victory Theater ~ Midtown West
$22-$47
Be inspired by energetic Ethiopian circus artists brought together by real-life brothers Bibi and Bichu. Agile tumblers ricochet around the stage, elastic...

R&R: Shabbat @ The JCC

Saturday, December 15, 2:00 pm–5:00 pm
JCC Manhattan ~ Upper West Side
FREE
Stop by the JCC every Saturday afternoon through March 16th for free art workshops, live music, storytelling, food, indoor and outdoor play...

The Emperor’s Nightingale

Saturday, December 15, 2:30 pm–4:00 pm
Theatre Row ~ Midtown West
$32.25
Pan Asian Repertory Theatre's adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s story The Nightingale, set in 18th-century China, brings to light the youthful exploits...

Mark Morris Dance Group Family Fun: Music and Singing

Saturday, December 15, 4:30 pm–5:30 pm
Mark Morris Dance Center ~ Brooklyn
$25/family of 2-3, $30/family of 4+
Welcome the holiday season with a medley of carols. Class will be accompanied by a pianist.

Picture This! Gallery Tour, Art Workshop & Concert

Sunday, December 16, 10:00 am–12:30 pm
The Jewish Museum ~ Upper East Side
$25
Create art, share ideas, listen to storybook readings, and enjoy live music as a family. A 10 am gallery program includes interactive...

FunikiJam's HOLIDAY BEAT!

Sunday, December 16, 11:00 am–12:00 pm
Actor’s Temple Theatre ~ Midtown West
$30, $20 at this link
When Bahjat wants to throw a holiday party that includes everyone, Captain Jam and the Agents of Jam take him on a...

Polka Dot Parade Syorytime & African American Schools in Reconstruction

Sunday, December 16, 11:00 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
At 11:30 am, meet author Deborah Blumenthal for a special reading of her picture book Polka Dot Parade: A Book about Bill...

Japan Society Creative Play & Family Workshops: Nengajo Holiday Cards & Woodblock Printing

Sunday, December 16, 1:00 pm–4:00 pm
Japan Society ~ Midtown East
$15
Explore Japan’s seasonal customs and culture through art making based on a different theme each month. From 1–2 pm, preschool-aged children and...

Rubin Family Sundays: Treasured Terma

Sunday, December 16, 1:00 pm–4:00 pm
Rubin Museum of Art ~ Chelsea/Meatpacking
FREE
Examine your connection to time by handcrafting a time capsule to treasure for the future in the terma tradition  - it is said that...

Circus Abyssinia: Ethiopian Dreams

Sunday, December 16, 2:00 pm–4:00 pm
The New Victory Theater ~ Midtown West
$22-$47
Be inspired by energetic Ethiopian circus artists brought together by real-life brothers Bibi and Bichu. Agile tumblers ricochet around the stage, elastic...

Toc Toc! Spanish Class

Thursday, December 20, 3:00 pm–3:45 pm
Book Culture LIC ~ Queens
FREE
Children from 0 to 36 months start learning Spanish in an immersive class that mixes story time, sing-along, dancing, games and a...

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