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Living History @ Home: On the Journey to Freedom

Living History @ Home- Black Women and the Civil War

February 24 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Suggested Ages: All


Join New-York Historical Society online as historical interpreters bring the stories of enslaved men and women who ran away to freedom to life. During Black History month, learn how they navigated uncharted terrain, fed themselves, and found different modes of transport to freedom. Listen and learn a song about the perils of slavery that was often sung by formerly enslaved persons.

The Amazing Max Magic Lessons

NYC magician Max Darwin (aka The Amazing Max) teaches magic tricks using objects available at home.  All you need is a pencil, quarter, nickel, dollar bill, and deck of cards. Magic experience not required.

Recommended for ages 6+. Private, semi-private and group lessons available.

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Whitney Open Studio From Home

Kids, teens, and families are invited to join Whitney Educators for free weekly online art classes. Experiment, create, and learn together with at-home art materials.  Each week features a new theme and project connected to a work of art in the Whitney’s collection or current exhibitions. Book an in-person museum visit for more…

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History @ Home

Learn about history in real-time with New-York Historical Society educators on Zoom. Lessons are content-based and inquiry-driven, featuring images and historical documents from the museum’s collections using shared PowerPoint presentations.

Grade levels vary by day with grades K-12. Themes include The People of New York, Exploring Black History and History of American Protest. Great lesson…

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Transit Tots

Join New York Transit Museum educators for transit-themed songs, stories and activities for the youngest transportation fans. Videos of past sessions available.

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