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Families & Folk Art: Surprise! Unusual Artists’ Materials

Families & Folk Art- Surprise! Unusual Artists’ Materials

August 6 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am

Suggested Ages: 4 to 13


Explore artworks from the museum’s current exhibition MULTITUDES that were made using unconventional materials. Inspired by what you see,  make and share their own surprising artworks!

Before the program, take a walk through your home space or even outdoors and find your own surprising materials to incorporate into the artwork you’ll make during the program. Everyone will try to guess each other’s surprising materials, so don’t make it too easy. Examples might be: an avocado pit, coffee grounds, a melted candle…anything.

Online; stop by the museum in-person another time.


Learn about a range of subjects for grades K-12 though catchy, educational hip-hop songs. Watch videos about math, history, science and more, learn new words, take quizzes then (this is the coolest part) write short raps/songs using your new words and knowledge.

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Explore just about any interest from math to Minecraft to piano with passionate teachers over live video chat. Choose from over 15,000+ classes including Harry Potter and Star Wars-themed explorations of explore history, art, science and more.

Format include one-time drop-ins, weekly camps and semester classes.

For ages 3-18.

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Sunset on the Hudson

In-person concerts return to scenic spots in Hudson River Park. See an eclectic lineup of New York artists including established and emerging artists from a broad spectrum of genres, from  brass to choral, bass and more.

Location & line-up changes weekly. Arrive early; seating is limited. Performances are weather dependent; follow on Twitter for…

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Living History: Expanding Your Understanding of Thomas Jefferson

Explore a statue of Thomas Jefferson with a costumed interpreter and dig into his legacy – both as a Founding Father and as an enslaver. Together with interpreters, discover how the third U.S. president and author of the Declaration of Independence rationalized his commitment to freedom, while enslaving more than 600 people of African descent. …

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