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Saturday, September 26
This annual photography festival socially distances this year with 63 smaller outdoor exhibitions throughout Brooklyn Bridge Park and beyond to Times Square and parks across New York City’s five boroughs. All exhibitions are designed to be viewed and enjoyed at a safe social distance.Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
History/military buffs and plane lovers can examine original artifacts, view historic video footage and explore interactive exhibits aboard an actual 1943 aircraft carrier. Lots of indoor and outdoor space to roam with tons to touch, climb and explore.
* Walk among military and commercial planes and helicopters from the last 100 years aboard the Intrepid’s upper deck.
* The Concorde, Growler Submarine, Gift Shop, Food Service, Guided Tours, 3-D Films and Simulators are currently closed.
* Closed Monday & Tuesday.
* Sample some of the best eats in the city, from Ivan Ramen Slurp Shop to Ample Hills Creamery ice cream, at nearby Gotham West Market, with some outdoor dining plus takeout.Suggested Ages:
Sunday, September 27
Travel the world from home with the Morgan Library & Museum. A Morgan educator will share a live tour of highlights from the collection. Explore artworks through inquiry-based conversation, make simple crafts, and discover, as a family, something new to inspire for the week ahead.
Designed for children and caregivers to enjoy together.Suggested Ages: 6 to 12
Monday, September 28
Celebrate a creative future by singing favorite songs, playing instruments, telling stories, and making art while listening to awesome music. Meet Tom’s super friends Freddie the Frog, Tiny the Dog, Mystery Chicken, and Mr. T.
Led by Tom Burnett, CMA Director of Early Childhood Programs.
This class takes place on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays through September 30. There will be no class on September 7 (Labor Day). Class times are listed in Eastern Time (ET).
Materials: paper, marSuggested Ages: Babies to 4
Tuesday, September 29
Join New-York Historical Society Storytime via Zoom every Tuesday and Friday for story time and crafts. Each class includes a special Little New-Yorkers hello song, silly stretches and exercises, a story book reading, and a craft to do at home. Designed for ages ages 3-6.Suggested Ages: 2 to 7
Wednesday, September 30
** Opens Sept 30 for members, Oct 3 for all **
See exciting, well-designed exhibits in the striking Frank Lloyd Wright–designed rotunda of this landmark modern museum.
* So much to see – autonomous robots, oversized collages, hanging haybales, Kermit the frog, a wooly mammoth fossil, digital art and more – in the multimedia rotunda exhibition Countryside, The Future.
* Other highlights include bold works in The Fullness of Color: 1960s Painting, animal-inspired Brancusi sculptures and Impressionist, post-Impressionist, and modern masterpieces including works by Degas, Gauguin, Picasso, Kandinsky and more.
* Look for shapes throughout the nature inspired architectural details – crescent lights, triangle stairwells, keyhole doors and a gorgeous circular skylight.
* Advanced timed tickets required for entry. Each ticket purchase supports the gift of a family pass to an essential worker.
* Coat check, restaurant and cafe are temporarily closed.
* Closed Tuesday and Wednesday.
Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
Join live virtual art-making classes with Guggenheim educators. Explore images of the museum’s architecture, artwork from the museum’s permanent collection and special exhibitions. Includes guided dialogue around a selection of artworks and process-oriented art-making projects focus on a new theme each week. Kids will be encouraged to continue working independently after the class. All are welcome (including siblings).Suggested Ages: 5 to 13
Join dancer, choreographer, mathematician, and math professor Karl Schaffer to play with several surprising ways of exploring circles — and their properties — using our bodies. This interactive session will explore whole-body circular activities easily done in a very small space. Apply these actions to create movement sequences with the ultimate mathematical prop — an ordinary sheet of paper. Then, learn how it all connects to the curious algebra of quaternions.
No dance experience necessary. Presented by the Museum of Math.Suggested Ages: 4 to 14+, Adult Friendly
Friday, October 2
Origami expert Kathleen Sheridan teaches unique origami models. Explore the wonders of paper folding — there’s math in every fold.
To participate, you’ll need several sheets of printer paper as well as several sheets of square paper (size should be 5.5″ – 8.5”). Origami paper is preferred – available to ship now from the online shop at MoMath, but you can cut your own squares from any paper.
No experience is required — but there’s folding to engage every level.Suggested Ages: 7 to 14+, Adult Friendly
Thursday, October 8
Join Museum of Chinese in America every 2nd and 4th Thursday for a virtual spin on its signature bilingual storytime program. Includes a song, interactives story, and craft on a different, fun theme in English and Mandarin.
Best for kids ages 3-6 and their care partners, but younger and older kids are welcome.Suggested Ages: 3 to 6