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imagiNATIONS Activity Center

imagiNATIONS Activity Center

January 1, 2020 @ 10:00 am - December 31, 2021 @ 4:30 pm

National Museum of the American Indian – New York

One Bowling Green Lower Manhattan
New York    + Google Map

FREE

Explore Native scientific discoveries and inventions so ingenious many continue to affect the modern world in a family-friendly, interactive space. Solve puzzles, perform experiments, and play state-of-the-art computer simulations.

Storybook Reading and Activity

Join museum staff in the imagiNATIONS Activity Center classroom for a storybook reading and related make-and-take activity featuring Native American authors and themes.

The Art of Storytelling Through the Wonder of Books

Join art activities, book readings and signings as well as meet-and-greets with author Traci Sorell (Cherokee Nation) and Kevin Noble Maillard (Seminole Nation). Sorell writes award-winning fiction and non-fiction books as well as poems for children, and Noble Maillard will read from his debut book Fry Bread, illustrated by Juana…

The Art of Chinese New Year

Explore the Lunar New Year holiday and the related traditional visual and performing arts in a vibrant, interactive art experience for all ages. Experience the sights and sounds of the…

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Chinese Culture Workshop

Learn about contemporary Chinese culture through its lively holidays, art, literature, cultural significance and symbolism.  Bring your lunch (lots of food options including Eataly Downtown nearby).

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Big Kids Kitchen: Filled Pasta

Work with fresh pasta dough, and create filled pasta with Eataly chefs. Learn how to make various filled pasta shapes, from tortellini to ravioli in this guided hands on experience. …

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Lunar New Year

Ring in the Lunar New Year with a family-friendly performance presented by Arts Brookfield in partnership with the New York Chinese Cultural Center.  A dynamic Lion Parade led by lion dancers launches an…

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Eataly NYC Downtown

The downtown outpost of Italian marketplace Eataly is focused on bread, but you can also find delizioso pizza, fresh mozzarella, prosciutto, pasta, rotisserie chicken, chocolate, gelato and weekend kids cooking…

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Greek From Greece Bakery &Cafe

Feast on authentic Greek pastries both sweet (backlava, kataifi, walnut cake) and savory (spinach pies & a variety of cheese pies) plus soups, salads, sandwiches, house-made Greek yogurt and more…

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Adrienne’s Pizza Bar

Eat thin-crust square pies in outdoor seating overlooking historic, cobbled Stone Street at this casual yet classy pizzeria.

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Dubuffet Sculpture

An office tower plaza features a dynamic Jean Dubuffet sculpture and a peaceful Noguchi rock garden fountain.

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WTC Street Murals

Street artists from around the world vibrantly transformed the streets surrounding 3 World Trade Center with fun, colorful murals, bringing love and joy to a place of mourning.

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Vandal Gummy at 4WTC

Wonder at how a giant gummy bear ended up in a prison mugshot, gripping an identity placard in between his gelatin paws in this lobby installation by WhIsBe.

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The Art of Chinese New Year

Explore the Lunar New Year holiday and the related traditional visual and performing arts in a vibrant, interactive art experience for all ages. Experience the sights and sounds of the…

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