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Rubin Family Sundays: Transcendent Blossoms

Rubin Museum of Art 150 West 17 Street, New York, NY
FREE

Learn about and craft lotus flowers, a powerful symbol of overcoming hardship in Himalayan art, and  imagine yourself rising above the murky waters to bloom. Pre-registration is required for either the 1 pm or 2 pm. Free tickets include access to the Museum galleries. Each month explores a new theme, with an art-making activity centered…

Suggested Ages: 3 to 14+

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Free Admission Noguchi Museum

The Noguchi Museum 9-01 33rd Road Queens, Long Island City, NY
FREE

On the first Friday of every month, enjoy  free admission to a serene museum and gardens  founded and designed by internationally renowned Japanese-American artist Isamu Noguchi. Advance reservations are highly recommended; tickets are released two weeks before each date. Housed in a repurposed 1920s red brick industrial building, with an attached concrete pavilion designed and…

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
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MoMA UNIQLO NYC Nights

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) 4 West 53rd Street, New York, NY
FREE

Visit MoMA for free the first Friday of every month. Tickets must be reserved in advance (up to two adults, unlimited kids) and are released one week before each event. MoMA stays open late on the first Friday of every month with free admission for New Yorkers. Enjoy music by DJs from…

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
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First Saturday at Brooklyn Museum: Legacy

Brooklyn Museum 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY
FREE

Enjoy engaging and eclectic free art and entertainment for all ages the first Saturday of the month at Brooklyn Museum. Ring in Black History Month and celebrate twenty-five years of First Saturdays. This month’s theme honors the legacy of Black artistic production in Brooklyn. Celebrate the creative excellence of Black artists who are shaping…

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
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MoMA Family Gallery Talks

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) 4 West 53rd Street, New York, NY
FREE

Discover art together through engaging discussions and activities with new themes monthly. Look closely at modern masterpieces and cutting-edge contemporary art and make your own art. One time we discussed why Mark Rothko paintings are like sandwiches then made our own Rothkos from pre-cut paper. There are multiple groups roughly divided by age. Kids and…

Suggested Ages: 3 to 10
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Poster Kids: Grow It!

Poster House 119 W 23rd Street, New York, NY
FREE

In this food-focused  program, look at propaganda and advertisements from around the world featuring food. Share memories, plan meals, and write recipes in the galleries, then plant take-home gardens. For children 5–11 years old and their adults (siblings are welcome).

Suggested Ages: 4 to 12