American Folk Art Museum

American Folk Art Museum 2 Lincoln Square (Columbus Avenue at W 66th Street), New York, NY
FREE, $5 suggested

This cozy museum hosts rotating  exhibits featuring Americana art that often includes engaging colors, patterns and animals. See works by self-taught artists in a variety of genres including sculptures, quilts, wood carvings and weathervanes. CURRENT EXHIBITS: 🧵 Lively paintings & fancy slippers in Morris Hirshfield Rediscovered 🖼  Collection highlights in Pushing Boundaries: 60 Years…

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

World of Marzell’s Big Apple, Musical Tree & Music Box

Dante Park Broadway & 63rd Street Upper West Side, New York, New York
FREE

Dante Park hosts three interactive installations by DIX au carré and urban art designer Felix Marzell. Take a break inside the Big Apple. Crank the handle and sing along to some all-time festive classics karaoke-style with The Music Box. Take center stage, follow the notes, and play Jingle Bells for all to hear at a…

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

NYC Must-See Week

Various Locations Throughout NYC, New York, NY
FREE

Jan 17-Feb 12, snag 2-for-1 tickets to many of NYC's iconic attractions, museums, tours and performing arts. Use promo code  MSW23 online for most venues; see nycgo.com for details. Save on these family faves - click on links for more info. MUSEUMS * Cooper Hewitt * Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

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New York City Ballet Autism-Friendly Access Workshop

Lincoln Center 65th Street & Broadway, New York, NY
FREE

Join the artists of New York City Ballet in movement workshops designed especially for autistic children and their families. During these one-hour events, children will be guided in a ballet-based warm-up and choreography inspired by some of the ballets currently being performed this season. Workshops feature live piano accompaniment and a designated quiet space will…

Suggested Ages: All
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Broadway Playhouse

Kaufman Music Center 129 West 67th Street, New York, NY
$25

Learn about the lives and songs of noted Broadway composers and lyricists in a fast-paced, funny interactive concert for kids featuring talented performers. Includes mini-musicals, sing-alongs, games and more musical fun in an intimate theater - some kids end up on stage. One of our our favorite series. Get three shows for $60 with a…

Suggested Ages: 4 to 11
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Philharmonic Families

Lincoln Center 65th Street & Broadway, New York, NY
$25

Explore a section of the orchestra in an intimate New York Philharmonic concert designed for ages 3-6. Enjoy music, games, movement, singing, and humor. Pre-concert activities begin an hour before each concert. Also at 3 pm

Suggested Ages: 3 to 8
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New York City Ballet Children’s Workshops

Lincoln Center 65th Street & Broadway, New York, NY
$15

NYCB Teaching Artists guide children in a ballet warm-up and movement combination, concluding in a lively performance for accompanying family and friends, in the company's rehearsal studios. No prior dance training needed. See and learn more dancing at Family Saturdays at the theater. 😷 Masks required. Attendees required to present either proof of full…

Suggested Ages: 5 to 12
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Under Momentum

Lincoln Center 65th Street & Broadway, New York, NY
$5-$25 (choose what you pay)

Kinetic Light artists Alice Sheppard and Laurel Lawson showcase a suite of dance solos and duets exploring momentum, speed, balance, and the pull of gravity—all performed on a series of curvaceous wedged ramps. This presentation intentionally and joyously reveals disability as a creative force. Dance lovers of all ages are welcome to attend. 😷 Masks…

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
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The Sleeping Beauty

Lincoln Center 65th Street & Broadway, New York, NY
$38-$158

This enchanting full-length ballet is one of New York City Ballet's grandest spectacles of dance, featuring luxurious sets and costumes, Tschaikovsky’s glorious score, and a cast of fantastical characters. This elaborate production features over 100 dancers, including young students from the School of American Ballet in George Balanchine's enchanting The Garland Dance (set to the…

Suggested Ages: 5 to 14+, Adult Friendly

New York City Ballet Family Saturday: A Timeless Tale

New York City Ballet 20 Lincoln Center Upper West Side, New York, New York
$22-$32

Discover how New York City Ballet artists with excerpts from classic fairy tale ballet The Sleeping Beauty. Hear from dancers and learn how they tell a story through dance Try some some moves from the elegant seats in an engaging, interactive program. Learn more choreography at the Children's Workshop afterward.

Suggested Ages: 4 to 12

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Young People’s Concert: Our Community, Our Earth

Lincoln Center 65th Street & Broadway, New York, NY
$21.50-$56.60

Celebrate Earth at an interactive New York Philharmonic concert with community partner, El Puente — Leaders for Peace and Justice. Whether in the concert hall or in the community, learn art and music to stand up for environmental justice. Featuring a newly commissioned work by composer Angélica Negrón along with classics by Debussy and Rebel.…

Suggested Ages: 6 to 12
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Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center: Meet The Music

Alice Tully Hall 1941 Broadway at West 65th Street Upper West Side, New York, New York
$27-$79

Join the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and host Bruce Adolphe for family-friendly concerts that reveal the up-close, fun and friendly world of Chamber Music. Zany Inspector Pulse, the world's greatest and only private ear, investigates different themes in each program including narrative music (Can a violin order a bagel in a restaurant?), dissonance,…

Suggested Ages: 6 to 14+

Jazz at Lincoln Center Family Concerts: Who Is Thad Jones

Jazz at Lincoln Center 10 Columbus Circle, New York, NY
$20.50-$35.50

Learn about the trumpeter-composer-bandleader Thad Jones in this hour-long interactive performance. Recommended for ages 5–12, but children and adults of all ages are welcome. At the lovely Rose Theater in the Shops at Columbus Circle (where you can also explore Art Camp) with a stunning view of Central Park. Also at 3 pm.

Suggested Ages: All