In the Dugout with Jackie Robinson
September 19 @ 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
In honor of the centennial of Jackie Robinson’s birth, see some 30 images of the first African American in Major League Baseball and the Dodgers taken for Look magazine. Along with these stunning black-and-white images from the Museum’s collection, many never before seen, the exhibition features memorabilia and rare footage of the Robinson family, as well as the published magazines, which provide a window into the media’s portrayal of this groundbreaking figure through the lens of the day’s popular picture press.
Take your photo with Santa with a side of NYC history. Bring your own camera. Reserve time slots in advance online. Different Santas available on different dates- a caucasian Santa on Nov 30 & Dec 14, an African-American Santa on Dec 7 & 21.
Join a special snow globe workshop, decorate cookies and listen to traditional Christmas songs. Geared to families with children ages 6-12 years old. Activities are designed for adults and children to complete together. Snack included.
Celebrate Kwanzaa and learn about the history and traditions of this African-American holiday. Make a Mkeka (mat), and Kinara (candle holder). Use symbolic colors and discover their meaning while enjoying a special snack. Geared to families with children ages 6-12 years old. Activities are designed for adults and children to…
On the last day of Hanukkah, learn about the traditions of the holiday. Make stained glass menorahs, enjoy traditional treats and play dreidel with friends. Geared to families with children ages 6-12 years old. Activities are designed for adults and children to complete together. Snack included.
Explore nature-inspired experimental prototypes, consumer products, immersive installations and architectural constructions by sixty-two international design teams. Collaborations by scientists, engineers, advocates for social and environmental justice, artists, and philosophers engage…More info