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When Pigasso Met Mootisse
Animal versions of two famous artists become fierce rivals, calling each other names and building a fence between their (lavishly painted) houses until they creatively solve their conflict. My kids became familiar with Picasso and Matisse’s unique styles through Nina Laden’s wacky illustrations and love recognizing their works at local museums.


Friday, February 22


Harlem Gymnastics Invitational

Historic 369th Harlem Armory ~ 40 West 143rd Street ~ Harlem
9:00 am–8:00 pm
FREE
The Wendy Hilliard Gymnastics Foundation (WHGF), gymnastics provider for over 15,000 NYC urban youth, hosts a competition featuring competitions for women’s artistic, rhythmic, trampoline, and tumbling gymnastics.

Bryant Park Kids Week

Bryant Park ~ 42nd Street & Fifth Avenue ~ Midtown
10:00 am–5:00 pm
FREE
Stop by Winter Village for free skating, arts, and movement programming including skate lessons, broomball demos, dance classes, crafts, puppet shows, storytime, drop-in arts and crafts and more, much of it in the wether-proof Overlook.

Kids Week at the Intrepid: Full STEAM Ahead

Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum ~ Pier 86, West 46th Street & Twelfth Avenue ~ Midtown
10:00 am–5:00 pm
$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, technology, engineering, arts, math and fun take center stage on a WWII aircraft carrier with lots of hand-on…

NYCB Art Series: Shantell Martin

Lincoln Center ~ 65th Street & Broadway ~ Upper West Side
10:00 am–6:00 pm

Dance and play on black and white lines, shapes and questions written all over the stunning Lincoln Center home of New York City Ballet. British artist Shantell Martin, inspired by interviews with the dancers and observations of rehearsals, creates an…

The Wizard School Scavenger Hunt at The Met

Metropolitan Museum Of Art ~ 1000 Fifth Avenue at 82nd Street ~ Upper East Side
10:30 am–12:30 pm
$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 echoes characters, places and enchanted objects in the famed Harry Potter books and movies. Track down a powerful…

DNA Explorers

Museum of the City of New York ~ 1220 Fifth Avenue at 105th Street ~ Upper East Side
11:00 am–2:00 pm
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 scientifically to understand disease. Get hands on and learn to extract DNA from a piece of fruit. Also…

Family Matinees: Sweet Blackberry Presents & Paddington 2

Museum of the Moving Image ~ 36-01 35 Avenue at 37 Street ~ Queens
11:00 am–4:00 pm
$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 slave Henry ‘Box’ Brown, the first African-American solo dancer to perform at the Metropolitan Opera Janet Collins Story…

February School Vacation Week: Black History Month

New-York Historical Society ~ 70 Central Park West at 77th Street ~ Upper West Side
11:00 am–4:00 pm
$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 celebrates African American heroes.

Sesame Street Live: Make Your Magic

The Theater at Madison Square Garden ~ 4 Pennsylvania Plaza ~ Midtown West
11:00 am–12:30 pm
$35-$149, free/ages 11 months & under
$20-$65 at this link
Ann interactive musical show about magician extraordinaire Justin visiting Sesame Street, inspiring Elmo to learn magic with the of help Abby, Cookie Monster, Big Bird, Grover, Rosita and Count von Count. Magic for the show's superfans. Beware the $10 Elmo…

The Snowy Day and Other Stories by Ezra Jack Keats

St. Luke’s Theatre ~ 308 West 46th Street ~ Midtown West
11:00 am–11:45 am
$35
Four of Ezra Jack Keats' best stories are brought to life, including The Snowy Day, Whistle for Willie, Goggles!, and Letter to Amy. Singing, live action, humor, and shadow puppets create a warm and joyful experience that celebrates the wonder…

Kids Week Manhattan: All About Owls

Central Park, Dana Discovery Center at the Harlem Meer ~ Central Park at 110th Street between Fifth & Lenox Avenues ~ Upper East Side
1:00 pm–2:30 pm
FREE
Learn about different types of owls (including Central Park residents) with the Urban Park Rangers.

Vacation Week Art Workshop Imaginary Dioramas

The Jewish Museum ~ 1109 Fifth Avenue at 92nd Street ~ Upper East Side
1:00 pm–4:00 pm
$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 unexpected mix of characters and combine images in unlikely and playful ways.

A Simple Space

The New Victory Theater ~ 209 West 42nd Street ~ Midtown West
2:00 pm–3:00 pm
$22+
See a down-to-earth and delightful display of human strength, breathtaking skill and cheeky one-upmanship with the seven audacious Australian acrobats of Gravity & Other Myths. This tight-knit troupe and their dynamic drummer balance, climb and swing on one another's heads,…

CMOM Musical Performance with Lia Holman

Children’s Museum of Manhattan (CMOM) ~ 212 West 83rd Street between Broadway & Amsterdam ~ Upper West Side
2:00 pm–4:00 pm
$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.

Lunar New Year 2019 with Asian Performing Arts

Sunset Park Library ~ 4201 Fourth Avenue ~ Brooklyn
4:30 pm–5:15 pm
FREE
Celebrate Lunar New Year with Asian Performing Arts' Chinese cultural program including Chinese ethnic dances, songs, martial arts and a ribbon dance demo with audience participation.


Saturday, February 23


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

Whitney Museum of American Art ~ 99 Gansevoort Street ~ Chelsea/Meatpacking
9:30 am–10:30 am
$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 and Back Again. For parents and caregivers with babies 0–18 months when the Museum is closed to the…

Brookfield Place Saturday Morning Show: Erin Lee and the Up Past Bedtime Band & Alastair Moock

Brookfield Place ~ 220 Vesey Street ~ Lower Manhattan
10:00 am–12:00 pm
FREE
At 10 am, hear Erin Lee and the Up Past Bedtime Band's original songs about loose teeth, lost baseballs, and other assorted joys and challenges of childhood. At 11 am, enjoy family-friendly folk music with Alastair Moock. Part of a…

Kids Week at the Intrepid: Full STEAM Ahead

Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum ~ Pier 86, West 46th Street & Twelfth Avenue ~ Midtown
10:00 am–5:00 pm
$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, technology, engineering, arts, math and fun take center stage on a WWII aircraft carrier with lots of hand-on…

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

Wave Hill ~ West 249th Street & Independence Avenue ~ Bronx
10:00 am–1:00 pm
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 objects. Explore visiting artist Tijay Mohammed’s art project, which is inspired by his mother and based on the…

BAMKids Teknopolis 2019

BAM Fisher ~ 321 Ashland Place ~ Brooklyn
10:15 am–9:30 pm
$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 with the future, and embolden a renewed sense of play for all ages. Choose from an experience for…

MoMA Family Gallery Talks

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) ~ 4 West 53rd Street ~ Midtown West
10:15 am–11:15 am
FREE
Ages 4 to 16 can engage in lively discussions and fun activities while looking closely at modern masterpieces and cutting-edge contemporary art. One week we discussed why Mark Rothko paintings are like sandwiches then made our own Rothkos from pre-cut…

New York International Children's Film Festival 2018

SVA Theater ~ 333 West 23rd Street ~ Chelsea
10:30 am–5:30 pm
$14
Over 100 groundbreaking, thought-provoking films for ages 3-18 from 35 different countries screen at theaters around Manhattan, Brooklyn & Queens. See website for schedule.

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

The Noguchi Museum ~ 9-01 33rd Road ~ Queens
10:30 am–11:45 am
$10
Learn strategies for engaging children ages 2-4 during museum visits while exploring art materials and Noguchi Museum galleries as a family. Space is limited; online reservations required.

Sesame Street Live: Make Your Magic

The Theater at Madison Square Garden ~ 4 Pennsylvania Plaza ~ Midtown West
10:30 am–12:00 pm
$35-$149, free/ages 11 months & under
$20-$65 at this link
Ann interactive musical show about magician extraordinaire Justin visiting Sesame Street, inspiring Elmo to learn magic with the of help Abby, Cookie Monster, Big Bird, Grover, Rosita and Count von Count. Magic for the show's superfans. Beware the $10 Elmo…

Watson Adventures’ Grand Central Scramble Family Scavenger Hunt

Grand Central Terminal ~ 87 East 42nd Street ~ Midtown East
10:30 am–11:30 am
$21.50, $17.50/ages 7-17
Kids and adults work together to uncover the secrets of this amazing train station. Go nuts in the Whispering Gallery, spot surprises in the stars in the “sky,” find TV celebs in the fabulous food court, stand on fish under…

Angelina Ballerina The Musical

Theater 71 at Blessed Sacrament ~ 152 West 71st Street ~ Upper West Side
11:00 am–12:00 pm
$25-$59.50
Angelina and her friends, Alice, Gracie, AZ, Viki and even their teacher, Ms. Mimi, are all aflutter because a special guest is coming to visit Camembert Academy. Angelina and her friends perform all types of dance, including hip-hop, modern dance,…

Drop In On Design

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum ~ 2 East 91st Street ~ Upper East Side
11:00 am–3:00 pm
$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 Allure and Science of Color and make and display your own wallpaper in the very cool immersion room…

Family Matinees: Sweet Blackberry Presents & Paddington 2

Museum of the Moving Image ~ 36-01 35 Avenue at 37 Street ~ Queens
11:00 am–4:00 pm
$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 slave Henry ‘Box’ Brown, the first African-American solo dancer to perform at the Metropolitan Opera Janet Collins Story…

Film Forum Jr. The War of the Worlds

Film Forum ~ 209 West Houston Street ~ West Village/East Village
11:00 am–12:15 pm
$9
Watch Martians wreak havoc on a defenseless world in George Pal’s 1953 grand-scale updating of the H.G. Wells novel.

Just Kidding: The Amazing Story Machine

Symphony Space ~ 2537 Broadway at 95th Street ~ Upper West Side
11:00 am–12:00 pm
$17
A malfunctioning story machine brings joyous chaos to the puppet universe. In the latest innovative puppet show from Doppelskope, the Grimm family is on the verge of presenting their amazing new Story Machine, which runs on steam and dreams and…

New York City Ballet Family Saturday-A Timeless Tale: The Sleeping Beauty

New York City Ballet ~ 20 Lincoln Center ~ Upper West Side
11:00 am–12:00 pm
$22-$32
Discover how New York City Ballet artists tell a classic fairy tale through dance. See excerpts from this cherished ballet and hear from the artists who perform it. Includes some dance instruction for the audience. Very engaging and entertaining for…

Pinkalicious The Musical

St. Luke’s Theatre ~ 308 West 46th Street ~ Midtown West
11:00 am–12:00 pm
$25.50 at this link
Vital Theatre Company presents a cheery musical based on popular children's book Pinkalicious, about a pink-lover who eats so many pink cupcakes she changes colors.

Living History: Investigative Reporting and Jim Crow

New-York Historical Society ~ 70 Central Park West at 77th Street ~ Upper West Side
12:00 pm–4:00 pm
$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 her supporters, like T. Thomas Fortune—who edited and owned the New York Age, the most influential black newspaper…

Rock And Roll Playhouse: Queen

Industry City ~ 220 36th Street ~ Brooklyn
12:30 pm–1:30 pm
FREE
Local rock bands cover legends each week in an interactive and educational live music experience for families in happening, high-design Industry City. Loud and lots of dancing.

Roll-a-rama Family Skate Extravaganza

Industry City ~ 220 36th Street ~ Brooklyn
1:00 pm–4:00 pm
$15
Join an all ages roller skating extravaganza with a rad mix of contemporary and retro tunes, a red carpet for taking fabulous roller disco glam photos, NYC Roller Blitz led by Sal Sparkles the roller skating Pizza Slice and competitions…

A Simple Space

The New Victory Theater ~ 209 West 42nd Street ~ Midtown West
2:00 pm–3:00 pm
$22+
See a down-to-earth and delightful display of human strength, breathtaking skill and cheeky one-upmanship with the seven audacious Australian acrobats of Gravity & Other Myths. This tight-knit troupe and their dynamic drummer balance, climb and swing on one another's heads,…

CMOM Callaloo Kids Live

Children’s Museum of Manhattan (CMOM) ~ 212 West 83rd Street between Broadway & Amsterdam ~ Upper West Side
2:00 pm–4:00 pm
$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 the Caribbean. Through puppetry, storytelling, music, and dance, this show educates and entertains in the rich folkloric traditions…

LEGO Movie 2 Event

Barnes & Noble Union Square ~ 33 East 17th Street ~ Union Square
2:00 pm–3:00 pm
FREE
Enjoy LEGO Movie 2 themed activities including building a Mini Emmet's Dream House to take home with you, plus other giveaways while supplies last. Visit the Café and get a Blondie Blast for $1.

New York City Ballet's Sleeping Beauty

Lincoln Center ~ 65th Street & Broadway ~ Upper West Side
2:00 pm–4:30 pm
$35-$195
This enchanting full-length is one of New York City Ballet' grandest spectacles of dance, featuring luxurious sets and costumes, Tchaikovsky’s glorious score, and a cast of fantastical characters. We love Balanchine's Garland Dance featuring young children dancing with flowers to…

R&R: Shabbat @ The JCC

JCC Manhattan ~ 334 Amsterdam (@ West 76th Street) ~ Upper West Side
2:00 pm–5:00 pm
FREE
Stop by the JCC every Saturday afternoon through March 16th for free art workshops, live music, storytelling, food, indoor and outdoor play and other activities for all ages. Weekly themes include Multicultural Life, Chanukah, the 1960s, Kids Can Do Anything…

A Tango-Dancing Cinderella / Cenicienta Tanguera

Teatro SEA ~ 107 Suffolk Street ~ Soho/Tribeca/LES
3:00 pm–4:00 pm
$20, $10/kids
A bilingual musical of the classic fairytale about a humble girl who works very hard to reach her dreams. With a little bit of magic (not to mention that she is the best tango dancer in the kingdom), she discovers…

Beauty & the Beast The Musical

The Players Theatre ~ 115 MacDougal Street ~ West Village/East Village
3:00 pm–4:30 pm
$21 at this link
See an adaptation of  the story of a young girl named Beauty who didn’t seem to fit in based on the original book by Jeanne-Marie LePrince de Beaumont (not the Disney version) with charming musical numbers, dancing, amusing characters, wonder…

Mario the Maker Magician Live at Camp

Camp ~ 110 5th Ave ~ Gramercy/Flatiron
3:00 pm–4:00 pm
$20/adult, $15/child
Visit new toy store/immersive experience Camp and be dazzled by Mario the Maker Magician in an upbeat and hilarious magic show filled with robotics and DIY electronics. Mario will teach a thing or two about making magic out of everyday…

Mozart For Munchkins

The Church of the Epiphany ~ 1393 York Avenue at 74th Street ~ Upper East Side
4:00 pm–5:00 pm
$25, free/ages 12 & under
Experience classical music in a relaxed, fun atmosphere. All ages (even babies) can crawl, squeal, and dance while everyone enjoys outstanding works performed by exceptional musicians – Bach to Bernstein, Beethoven to Gershwin. Includes interaction with musicians throughout the concert…


Sunday, February 24


Laurie Berkner's Pillowland

The Flea Theater ~ 20 Thomas Street (between Broadway & Church Street) ~ Soho, Tribeca & LES
10:00 am–10:30 am
$25
In new interactive play for your youngest theatergoers based on the hit and book song by Laurie Berkner, Stanley always has trouble falling asleep - even counting sheep doesn't help! When he receives an invitation to visit the Kingdom of…

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

Wave Hill ~ West 249th Street & Independence Avenue ~ Bronx
10:00 am–1:00 pm
$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 objects. Explore visiting artist Tijay Mohammed’s art project, which is inspired by his mother and based on the…

BAMKids Teknopolis 2019

BAM Fisher ~ 321 Ashland Place ~ Brooklyn
10:15 am–9:30 pm
$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 with the future, and embolden a renewed sense of play for all ages. Choose from an experience for…

MoMA Family Gallery Talks

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) ~ 4 West 53rd Street ~ Midtown West
10:15 am–11:15 am
FREE
Ages 4 to 16 can engage in lively discussions and fun activities while looking closely at modern masterpieces and cutting-edge contemporary art. One week we discussed why Mark Rothko paintings are like sandwiches then made our own Rothkos from pre-cut…

New York International Children's Film Festival 2018

SVA Theater ~ 333 West 23rd Street ~ Chelsea
10:30 am–5:30 pm
$14
Over 100 groundbreaking, thought-provoking films for ages 3-18 from 35 different countries screen at theaters around Manhattan, Brooklyn & Queens. See website for schedule.

Noguchi Museum Art for Families | Double Take: What Can Sculpture Do?

The Noguchi Museum ~ 9-01 33rd Road ~ Queens
10:30 am–12:30 pm
$10
Engage in discussions about art in the galleries and make works of art. For families with children ages 5–11. Space is limited; reservations required. All programs are taught by Museum Educators and include gallery experiences and hands-on art making

Sesame Street Live: Make Your Magic

The Theater at Madison Square Garden ~ 4 Pennsylvania Plaza ~ Midtown West
10:30 am–12:00 pm
$35-$149, free/ages 11 months & under
$20-$65 at this link
Ann interactive musical show about magician extraordinaire Justin visiting Sesame Street, inspiring Elmo to learn magic with the of help Abby, Cookie Monster, Big Bird, Grover, Rosita and Count von Count. Magic for the show's superfans. Beware the $10 Elmo…

Angelina Ballerina The Musical

Theater 71 at Blessed Sacrament ~ 152 West 71st Street ~ Upper West Side
11:00 am–12:00 pm
$25-$59.50
Angelina and her friends, Alice, Gracie, AZ, Viki and even their teacher, Ms. Mimi, are all aflutter because a special guest is coming to visit Camembert Academy. Angelina and her friends perform all types of dance, including hip-hop, modern dance,…

Discoveries—Darkness and Light

Metropolitan Museum Of Art ~ 1000 Fifth Avenue at 82nd Street ~ Upper East Side
11:00 am–12:30 pm
FREE
A workshop for children with learning or developmental disabilities and accompanying friends and family members includes a gallery tour and art activity. Free; reservations required. Contact 212-650-2010 or [email protected]

Family Matinees: Sweet Blackberry Presents & Paddington 2

Museum of the Moving Image ~ 36-01 35 Avenue at 37 Street ~ Queens
11:00 am–4:00 pm
$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 slave Henry ‘Box’ Brown, the first African-American solo dancer to perform at the Metropolitan Opera Janet Collins Story…

Film Forum Jr. The War of the Worlds

Film Forum ~ 209 West Houston Street ~ West Village/East Village
11:00 am–12:15 pm
$9
Watch Martians wreak havoc on a defenseless world in George Pal’s 1953 grand-scale updating of the H.G. Wells novel.

Rock And Roll Playhouse: Stevie Nicks & Fleetwood Mac

Brooklyn Bowl ~ 61 Wythe Ave ~ Brooklyn
11:30 am–12:30 pm
$12, free/ages 1 & under
Local rock bands cover legends each week in an interactive and educational live music experience for families in the super cool Brooklyn Bowl. Loud and lots of dancing. Stay and bowl for $25/half hour in high-tech lanes.

A Simple Space

The New Victory Theater ~ 209 West 42nd Street ~ Midtown West
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
$22+
See a down-to-earth and delightful display of human strength, breathtaking skill and cheeky one-upmanship with the seven audacious Australian acrobats of Gravity & Other Myths. This tight-knit troupe and their dynamic drummer balance, climb and swing on one another's heads,…

Addy & Uno

Theatre Row ~ 410 West 42nd Street ~ Midtown West
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
$42.25
In this family musical about disabilities, Uno, a child with autism, faces the challenge of competing in his school's math competition. His friends with varying disabilities - ADHD, vision, hearing and physical impairment - rally in support. With puppetry and…

Living History: Investigative Reporting and Jim Crow

New-York Historical Society ~ 70 Central Park West at 77th Street ~ Upper West Side
12:00 pm–4:00 pm
$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 her supporters, like T. Thomas Fortune—who edited and owned the New York Age, the most influential black newspaper…

Beauty & the Beast The Musical

The Players Theatre ~ 115 MacDougal Street ~ West Village/East Village
12:15 pm–1:45 pm
$21 at this link
See an adaptation of  the story of a young girl named Beauty who didn’t seem to fit in based on the original book by Jeanne-Marie LePrince de Beaumont (not the Disney version) with charming musical numbers, dancing, amusing characters, wonder…

Celebrate the Year of the Pig with Music, Dance, Arts, and Food

Queens Library – Flushing ~ 41-17 Main Street ~ Queens
12:30 pm–3:30 pm
FREE
Celebrate the Lunar New Year with Chinese Dough Figure Making with Artist Catherine Lau, Korean Food Preparation with Korean Chef Soh Young Lee-Segredo and Chinese Folk Music, Dance, and Traditional Opera with the C&R International Arts Center.

Jewish Museum Studio Art Sessions

The Jewish Museum ~ 1109 Fifth Avenue at 92nd Street ~ Upper East Side
1:00 pm–4:00 pm
$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.

Met Cloisters Family Afternoon: Amazing Animals

The Cloisters ~ 99 Margaret Corbin Drive ~ Harlem & Upper Manhattan
1:00 pm–4:00 pm
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 art making, gallery activities and storytime.

Rubin Family Sundays: Radiant Rocks

Rubin Museum of Art ~ 150 West 17 Street ~ Chelsea/Meatpacking
1:00 pm–4:00 pm
FREE
Learn how vibrant colors come to life with heat and create your own earth geode. Join the Rubin Museum this February to celebrate the Earth Pig during the month of Losar, the Tibetan New Year, by making your own sparkling…

CMOM SOON COME: A Caribbean Celebration

Children’s Museum of Manhattan (CMOM) ~ 212 West 83rd Street between Broadway & Amsterdam ~ Upper West Side
2:00 pm–4:00 pm
$11, $7/seniors, free/ages 11 months old & younger
Celebrate Caribbean traditions, rough stories, poetry, songs, music and movement. Presented by Malika Lee Whitney of The Pickney Players.

Revolutionary Women

Fraunces Tavern Museum ~ 54 Pearl Street ~ Lower Manhattan
2:00 pm–3:00 pm
$20
Join storyteller Darci Tucker for a one-woman, three-character interactive play that explores the issues and events that led up to the American Revolution, and the role women played in early American history. Meet three women who were involved in the…

New York City Ballet's Sleeping Beauty

Lincoln Center ~ 65th Street & Broadway ~ Upper West Side
3:00 pm–5:30 pm
$35-$195
This enchanting full-length is one of New York City Ballet' grandest spectacles of dance, featuring luxurious sets and costumes, Tchaikovsky’s glorious score, and a cast of fantastical characters. We love Balanchine's Garland Dance featuring young children dancing with flowers to…

Welcome to the World of Dance: A Family Show

92Y ~ 1395 Lexington Avenue ~ Upper East Side
3:00 pm–5:00 pm
$25/in advance, $35/at door
In a narrated primer of how to view and speak about dance, Daniel Gwirtzman Dance Company presents a range of acclaimed dances from the Company’s diverse, accessible, and entertaining repertory.

Funny Face

Museum of the Moving Image ~ 36-01 35 Avenue at 37 Street ~ Queens
4:00 pm–5:45 pm
$15, $9/students & seniors, $7/ages 3-12, free/2 and under
See Stanley Donen’s 1957 fashion-forward, candy-colored musical. Audrey Hepburn parades some of her most dazzling outfits, designed by the astonishing dream team of Edith Head and Hubert de Givenchy, as a frumpy bookstore girl who falls for a much older…

Mozart For Munchkins

The Church of the Epiphany ~ 1393 York Avenue at 74th Street ~ Upper East Side
4:00 pm–5:00 pm
$25, free/ages 12 & under
Experience classical music in a relaxed, fun atmosphere. All ages (even babies) can crawl, squeal, and dance while everyone enjoys outstanding works performed by exceptional musicians – Bach to Bernstein, Beethoven to Gershwin. Includes interaction with musicians throughout the concert…


Monday, February 25


Very Young People's Concerts: Allegro and Adagio

Kaufman Music Center ~ 129 West 67th Street ~ Upper West Side
10:30 am–12:00 pm
$25-$30
Join Philippe the Penguin and musicians of the New York Philharmonic on a musical playground and share in the fun of music. Explore different speeds of music in an interactive concert designed by New York Philharmonic musicians together with faculty…


Wednesday, February 27


Juilliard Wednesdays at One

The Juilliard School ~ 155 West 65th Street ~ Upper West Side
1:00 pm–2:00 pm
FREE
Juilliard artists share their talent with the community in these free, hour-long lunchtime concerts on Wednesday afternoons throughout the season.

Liederabend

The Juilliard School ~ 155 West 65th Street ~ Upper West Side
6:00 pm–7:30 pm
FREE
Artists from Juilliard's Collaborative Piano department perform repertoire with singers from the Ellen and James S. Marcus Institute for Vocal Arts.

Launch Event for What Can a Citizen Do? with Dave Eggers

Books Of Wonder ~ 18 West 18th Street ~ Gramercy/Flatiron
7:30 pm–8:30 pm
FREE
In honor of his new book What Can a Citizen Do? about youthful acts of good citizenship, author Dave Eggers will give a talk with organizer Tabitha St. Bernard-Jacos (Youth Director at Women's March) k and sign copies of all…


Thursday, February 28


BAMKids Teknopolis 2019

BAM Fisher ~ 321 Ashland Place ~ Brooklyn
10:15 am–9:30 pm
$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 with the future, and embolden a renewed sense of play for all ages. Choose from an experience for…

MOCAKIDS Storytime

Museum Of Chinese In America ~ 215 Centre Street ~ Lower Manhattan
3:30 pm–4:30 pm
$10, $5/seniors, students & ages 2–18, free/ages 1 & under
Interactive songs, finger-plays, nursery rhymes, and arts & crafts accompany a bilingual storytime in English and Mandarin. Everyone from native speakers to those seeking their first exposure to a new language are invited.


Friday, March 1


BAMKids Teknopolis 2019

BAM Fisher ~ 321 Ashland Place ~ Brooklyn
10:15 am–9:30 pm
$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 with the future, and embolden a renewed sense of play for all ages. Choose from an experience for…


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