Archaeology Zone: Discovering Treasures from Playgrounds to Palaces
Suggested Ages: All
Discover the world of archaeology through a hands-on exploration of art and artifacts from ancient times to the present day. Dig for artifacts, piece together larger-than-life vessels, examine replicas through weighing and magnifying, interpret symbols in a colorful mosaic, create works of art inspired by unique objects in the Museum’s collection, dress in costumes from long ago in a replica of an ancient Moroccan abode and much more interactive exploration. Take on the role of archaeologists and search for clues about objects dating from ancient times to the present day.
Closed on Saturdays.
Young Urban Planners: Playground Adventure
Join Conservancy guides for an intergenerational summer adventure at one of Central Park’s iconic playgrounds. Explore the playground’s structures and landscape through fun, hands-on activities to learn about the design and urban planning principles that shape Central Park’s play spaces. Fun for budding urban planning enthusiasts and playground regulars.
Happening weekly at different playgrounds throughout…More info
Museum Mile Festival
Fifth Avenue’s annual block party features free admission to eight museums -The Africa Center, El Museo del Barrio, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum, the Jewish Museum, Neue Galerie and the Museum of the City of New York – …More info