Met Family Afternoon—Portraiture
May 14 @ 1:00 pm– 4:00 pm
Suggested Ages: All
Look, imagine, and create at the Met. Paint a portrait inspired by Juan de Pareja’s work, join an interactive family tour, and listen to an interactive bilingual Storytime. Families with children of all ages and abilities are welcome; recommended for children ages 3–11 years. Materials provided.
Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Juan de Pareja, Afro-Hispanic Painter.
Museum Mile Festival
Fifth Avenue’s annual block party features free admission to eight museums -The Africa Center, El Museo del Barrio, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum, the Jewish Museum, Neue Galerie and the Museum of the City of New York – …More info
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Princess Play at Let’s Dress Up
Choose from a wide selection of princess and glamour dresses, select matching jewelry and accessories, get a little make-up done, take a photo and then sit down to a seasonal or themed tea party. After tea, hear a story and color, followed by transition time (aka dance party).
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