NYHS School Vacation Week: Rock & Roll + George Washington
February 16 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Suggested Ages: 4-5, 6-7, 8-10, 11-14, 15-18
Create rock & roll-inspired art projects to celebrate the new exhibition Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution. Pick up an exhibition family guide and music-filled audio guide to explore an immersive experience of rock greats.
Meet President George Washington and First Lady Martha Washington as portrayed by historical interpreters Michael J. and Maria Grillo. Chat with President Washington about his inauguration right here in New-York and ask Martha how she welcomed everyday citizens to the first presidential home. Once you’ve posed for a portrait with the first family, visit the new exhibition Meet the Presidents to learn more and sit behind the modern Oval Office desk. Also pick up a Presidential History Hunt.
Ride an orphan train, play a newsies video game nd explore lots of other interactive exhibits on a entire floor devoted to kids. Pick up a printed scavenger hunt or just explore the many installations covering centuries of New York history. Lots to learn for older kids and lots to…
Explore the rock & roll world of Bill Graham (1931–1991), one of the most influential concert promoters of all time who worked with the biggest names in rock music—including the Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane, Jimi Hendrix, Santana, Led Zeppelin, and the Rolling Stones—and launched the careers of countless music luminaries at…
This twice weekly program includes the reading of a NY-themed book, related craft project, playtime with historic toys and a special Little New-Yorkers hello song. Past projects have included iphone ‘books’ and construction paper teapots – and it’s never been crowded.
From the seventeenth century to the twenty-first, through fiction and through fact, hear tales of New York City and the people who made it great in a charming, cozy library in the hands-on DiMenna Children’s History Museum. Includes a related craft or activity. Themes change monthly.