Museum Family Programs


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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,...

The Wizard School Scavenger Hunt at The Met

Friday, February 22, 10:30 am–12:30 pm
Metropolitan Museum Of Art ~ Upper East Side
$42, $31/ages 10-21, students & seniors
Follow in the footsteps of young wizards on a field trip to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in search of art that...

Children's Museum of the Arts stART Studio

Friday, February 22, 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...

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...

Family Matinees: Sweet Blackberry Presents & Paddington 2

Friday, February 22, 11:00 am–4:00 pm
Museum of the Moving Image ~ Queens
$15, $9/students & seniors, $7/ages 3-12, free/2 and under
At 11 am, see little-known inspiring stories of African American achievement, animated for children. Three short film feature the tales of escaped...

February School Vacation Week: Black History Month

Friday, February 22, 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
Celebrate Black History Month. Explore special exhibition Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow and join a drop-in art activity that...

Vacation Week Art Workshop Imaginary Dioramas

Friday, February 22, 1:00 pm–4:00 pm
The Jewish Museum ~ Upper East Side
$15, free/ages 18 & under
Create an imaginary world using colorful papers, textures, and magazine pictures inspired by the work of Martha Rosler. Design a diorama with an...

CMOM Musical Performance with Lia Holman

Friday, February 22, 2:00 pm–4:00 pm
Children’s Museum of Manhattan (CMOM) ~ Upper West Side
$11, $7/seniors, free/ages 11 months old & younger
Lia Holman shares the history of African American Music from past to present through song in this musical performance.

New-York Historical Society Storytime

Friday, February 22, 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,...

Whitney Stroller Tour: Andy Warhol—From A to B and Back Again

Saturday, February 23, 9:30 am–10:30 am
Whitney Museum of American Art ~ Chelsea/Meatpacking
$25/adult, plus museum admission ($22/adult, $18/senior, free/ages 18 & under)
Whitney Teaching Fellows, PhD candidates in art history, lead an engaging tour highlighting works in the exhibition Andy Warhol—From A to B...

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,...

MoMA Family Gallery Talks

Saturday, February 23, 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....

Noguchi Museum Art for Tots - Zig Zag: Follow Me!

Saturday, February 23, 10:30 am–11:45 am
The Noguchi Museum ~ Queens
$10
Learn strategies for engaging children ages 2-4 during museum visits while exploring art materials and Noguchi Museum galleries as a family. Space...

Whitney Open Studio

Saturday, February 23, 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...

Drop In On Design

Saturday, February 23, 11:00 am–3:00 pm
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum ~ Upper East Side
$16, $14 online, $10/seniors, free/ages 17 & under
Free admission for 1 grown-up after storytimes
Drop in on a design workshop for all levels designed for adults and children ages 5 and up. Also explore Saturated: The...

Family Matinees: Sweet Blackberry Presents & Paddington 2

Saturday, February 23, 11:00 am–4:00 pm
Museum of the Moving Image ~ Queens
$15, $9/students & seniors, $7/ages 3-12, free/2 and under
At 11 am, see little-known inspiring stories of African American achievement, animated for children. Three short film feature the tales of escaped...

Living History: Investigative Reporting and Jim Crow

Saturday, February 23, 12:00 pm–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 Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow, join Living Historians portraying turn-of-the-century investigative journalist Ida B. Wells and...

Living History: The First Black Elected Officials

Saturday, February 23, 12:00 pm–4:00 pm
New-York Historical Society ~ Upper West Side
$20, $6/ages 5-13, free/ages 4 & under
50% off with this link
Celebrate 150 years of the constitutional amendment that gave African Americans the right to vote. In conjunction with Black Citizenship in the...

CMOM Callaloo Kids Live

Saturday, February 23, 2:00 pm–4:00 pm
Children’s Museum of Manhattan (CMOM) ~ Upper West Side
$11, $7/seniors, free/ages 11 months old & younger
Experience the magic of Callaloo with the Callaloo Kids Ensemble and their puppet friends as they journey from New York City to...

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