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Archaeology Zone: Discovering Treasures from Playgrounds to Palaces

Archaeology Zone- Discovering Treasures from Playgrounds to Palaces

November 12 @ 11:00 am - 5:45 pm

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Daily except Wednesdays, Saturdays & Jewish Holidays

The Jewish Museum

1109 Fifth Avenue at 92nd Street Upper East Side
New York    + Google Map

Free with museum admission

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.

Edith Halpert and the Rise of American Art

Learn about Edith Halpert, the trailblazing art dealer whose influence, eye, and passion for American art championed the work of Stuart Davis, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Jacob Lawrence, Georgia O’Keeffe, Ben Shahn, and Charles Sheeler. See approximately 100 works of American modern and folk art that passed through the Downtown Gallery, the…

Archaeology Monday

Join us for an afternoon archaeological adventure. Unique in New York City, our simulated archaeological dig highlights replicas from ancient to modern times in a hands-on experience. Collect stamps in a special passport each visit and receive a gift after your third dig adventure!


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Joy Burger Bar

Build your own burger (beef, turkey or veggie) with unique toppings and signature sauces or choose from  a specialty burger menu. Also serves fries, frickles (fried pickles, milkshakes and more.

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Russ & Daughters

Nosh on smoked fish platters, bagels and bialys, knishes, egg creams and more Jewish-American classic foods plus modern salads (and babka french toast!) at the new Jewish Museum outpost of…

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Nature—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial

Explore nature-inspired experimental prototypes, consumer products, immersive installations and architectural constructions by sixty-two international design teams. Collaborations by scientists, engineers, advocates for social and environmental justice, artists, and philosophers engage…

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