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CMOM Superpowered Break Week – Drag Queen Story Hour

Drag Queen Story Hour

February 19 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Children’s Museum of Manhattan (CMOM)

212 West 83rd Street between Broadway & Amsterdam Upper West Side
New York    + Google Map

Free with museum admission

Suggested Ages: Babies, Toddlers, 2-3, 4-5, 6-7, 8-10

Celebrate the opening of CMOM’s interactive exhibition Superpowered Metropolis: Early Learning City with all-ages fun including Power Pigeon Puppet Pals and comic book workshops plus other activities designed to improve executive function in ages 6 & under.

At 2 & 3 pm, meet celebrated queen Harmonica Sunbeam at Drag Queen Story Hour (DQSH). Through storytelling and creativity, DQSH provides kids with positive and unapologetically queer role models who teach difference and empathy, and encourage us to express ourselves however we feel comfortable.

Children’s Museum of Manhattan (CMOM)

The enchanting Children’s Museum of Manhattan has interactive, educational exhibits, from soft, enclosed areas for babies and crawlers, a whole floor for Dora & Diego lovers, and multicultural explorations for older kids. Admission includes tons of programming and performances.

Inside Art

Assemble, create, peek into, crawl under, and walk through one of a kind sculptures and installations. Interactive artworks by eleven contemporary artists include a cylindrical sculpture that encourages pint-sized visitors to crawl under and peek through a panorama of three-dimensional leaves, a hanging imaginary beehive, a massive tabletop mystery puzzle,…

Superpowered Metropolis: Early Learning City

Step into a playful, comic book version of New York City with a lively team of pigeons, Zip, Zap, and Zoom.  Climb to the top of a magical two-story Treehouse Headquarters equipped with a map, telescope, periscope, and slide to plan your adventures.  Navigate colorful tunnels, tracks, and waterways at…

Let’s Dance!

Bounce, glide or leap in an exciting exhibition/dance space designed to introduce children and families to the delights of dance as an art form, as an expression of diverse cultures and traditions, and as a healthy physical activity. Interact with an immersive video projection dome dance portal to learn with…

Children’s Museum of Manhattan (CMOM)

The enchanting Children’s Museum of Manhattan has interactive, educational exhibits, from soft, enclosed areas for babies and crawlers, a whole floor for Dora & Diego lovers, and multicultural explorations for…

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Orwashers UWS

Choose from salads, sandwiches, amazing healthy artisanal bread and not-so-healthy pastries at the new UWS outpost of the 100+-year-old Orwashers Bakery with counter service and seating.

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Cafe Lalo

The extensive cheesecake-heavy dessert menu and charming Belle Époque decor lure locals to this cash-only tourist favorite. Dine on salads, sandwiches, pastries and all-day waffles, quiches and omelets or choose…

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In Pursuit of Fashion

See butterfly and lobster hats, fried egg and soup can dresses and other creative clothes and accessories from  the collection of Sandy Schreier, a pioneering collector. Features twentieth-century French and…

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Inside Art

Assemble, create, peek into, crawl under, and walk through one of a kind sculptures and installations. Interactive artworks by eleven contemporary artists include a cylindrical sculpture that encourages pint-sized visitors…

More info

Superpowered Metropolis: Early Learning City

Step into a playful, comic book version of New York City with a lively team of pigeons, Zip, Zap, and Zoom.  Climb to the top of a magical two-story Treehouse…

More info