Cathedral of St. John the Divine & Peace Fountain

Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine 1047 Amsterdam Avenue at West 112th Street Upper West Side, New York, New York
$5 suggested donation

The largest Cathedral in the world, built in 1892, is open for visitors  Monday-Friday 9:30 am–3 pm and Saturday–Sunday 9:30 am-5 pm. Timed tickets strongly encouraged. Explore rotating art exhibitions that span centuries, celebrating the creativity of 17th century weavers to modern painters and everything in between. 48 relief panels on the giant bronze…

Suggested Ages: All

Boundless: 10 Years of Seeding Black Comic Futures

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture 515 Malcolm X Boulevard Harlem/Upper Manhattan, New York, New York
FREE

Celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture’s Black Comic Book Festival with photographs, memorabilia, creator highlights, comic book reading stations, and clips from past festival programs. Drawn from the Schomburg Center’s archival collections, this exhibition illuminates the long history of Black comics and sequential art creators and their motivations…

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
Recurring

Reynier Leyva Novo: Methuselah & DOMESTICANX

El Museo Del Barrio 1230 Fifth Avenue at E 105th St, New York, NY
$9/adults, $5/students & seniors, free/ages 11 & under (suggested)

Butterfly fans can virtually follow the transnational migratory journey of a single monarch butterfly in Reynier Leyva Novo: Methuselah, a digital artwork by the Cuban-born and Houston based artist Reynier Levya Novo. Tracking its travel from southern Canada across the United States to Mexico Find familiar items like beds, flowers and portraits in the paintings,…

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

El Museo Del Barrio

El Museo Del Barrio 1230 Fifth Avenue at E 105th St, New York, NY
$9/adults, $5/students & seniors, free/ages 11 & under (suggested)

This lively museum focuses on the art and culture of Puerto Ricans and all Latin Americans in the United States. Small and friendly with great family programming and interesting artworks in a range of genres. HIGHLIGHTS: 🖼 Vibrant Latino art organized into six thematic sections: Urban Experiences, Expanded Graphics, African and Indigenous Heritages, Craft Intersection,…

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

Sugar Hill Children’s Museum

Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling 898 St. Nicholas Ave at 155th Street, New York, NY
$7/adults, $5/ages 2-17

Explore a range of accessible and thought-provoking art, from historically significant to important contemporary works at this community-driven children's museum inspired by the rich cultural history of Sugar Hill and the artists of the Harlem Renaissance. CURRENT EXHIBITS: 🚙 A recreation of filmmaker Melvin Van Peebles’ playful living room in A Selection of Sculptures From…

Suggested Ages: All

Coquí Club: Honoring Black & Afro-Latinx Artists

El Museo Del Barrio 1230 Fifth Avenue at E 105th St, New York, NY
FREE

Join an interactive, bilingual program facilitated by El Museo museum educators with storytelling, discussion and an art making project. February is an opportunity to honor and highlight the accomplishments of many Black leaders in the community. Learn bout special Black and Afro-Latinx artists and explore a little more about their identities as Black and Latino.…

Suggested Ages: 3 to 5
Recurring

Story Hour at Sugar Hill Children’s Museum

Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling 898 St. Nicholas Ave at 155th Street, New York, NY
$7/adults, $5/ages 2-17

Join interactive Story Hour with special guest artists. Lots of excellent entertainers and musicians representing diverse cultures and viewpoints. Also at 1 pm.

Suggested Ages: All
Recurring

Color Wink Studio First Saturday Family Art Making

Sugar Hill Creamery 184 Lenox Avenue, New York, NY
FREE

Join Color Wink Studio and Sugar Hill Creamery to make some art and enjoy some ice cream. On the first Saturday of every month there will be free drop-in art making for the whole family.

Suggested Ages: All

Sculpture Casting & Coloring Workshop with Artist Rachel Owens

Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling 898 St. Nicholas Ave at 155th Street, New York, NY
$7/adults, $5/ages 2-17

Take a sculpture casting and coloring workshop with Artist Rachel Owens. Plaster cast shells made from the same molds as in her exhibit, Hypogean Tip, will be available for children to color and take home. Owens will also help make alginate molds and plaster casts of children's hands or fingers.

Suggested Ages: All
Recurring

Drop-in Drawing at The Met Cloisters

The Met Cloisters 99 Margaret Corbin Drive, New York, NY
$30 (suggested), $17/students, free/ages 12 & under

Experience The Met Cloisters collection through creative drawing challenges in the galleries with expert teaching artists. Materials are provided, but you may bring your own sketchbook. Only pencils are allowed in the galleries. Demonstrations repeat every 30 minutes. For visitors of all ages.

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
Recurring

ExploraStory Kids: Storytelling Nature Walk with Storyteller Rachael Harrington

Fort Tryon Park Abby's Lawn, New York, NY
FREE

Bundle up and get your creativity flowing. Local storyteller Rachael Harrington leads participants on a walk through the depths of Fort Tryon Park, observing natural elements along the way. Participants create original characters and fairytales based on the unique natural features of the Alpine Garden and surrounding area. Best suited for kids ages 4 to…

Suggested Ages: All