NYHS School Vacation Week: Rock & Roll & Meet The Presidents
February 15 @ 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.
Also meet President James Madison and First Lady Dolley Madison as portrayed by historical interpreters Kyle Jenks and Judith Kalaora. Learn about President Madison’s role in writing the Constitution and discover how Dolley Madison protected important objects in the White House when Washington, D.C. was attacked during the War of 1812. Visit new exhibition Meet the Presidents to learn more and sit behind the modern Oval Office desk. 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…
Grownups and their children (up to 3 years old) explore America’s past, present, and future in a lively and interactive tour before the museum opens for the day. Includes singing, movement, texture exploration and art-making in the galleries. First & third Sunday of the month.
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.