Archaeology Zone: Discovering Treasures from Playgrounds to Palaces
November 12 @ 11:00 am - 5:45 pm
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.
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…
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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