Rubin Family Sundays: Mandala-Land
Suggested Ages: 3 to 14+
Make your own board game and explore your path to transforming your emotions. Choose the emotion that speaks to you and design a game that you can play with loved ones or on your own.
Pre-registration is required for either the 1 pm or 2 pm. Free tickets include access to the Museum galleries. Each month explores a new theme, with an art-making activity centered around that theme. A Museum educator will do a brief demonstration of the project and teach the art-making techniques, leaving room for individual creativity.
See our guide to the Rubin Museum.
Visit Little Island for weekly artmaking, dance, storytime music and more activities for all ages with teaching artists and guest organizations like The GIANT Room, Oye Group, Free Black Women’s Library, New Victory Theater, Alvin Ailey, Greenwich House Music School and Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Art
Stop by the Art Cart for DIY…More info
Sing and dance on a scenic pier overlooking the Hudson River (Mondays at HRPK’s Pier 25, Thursdays at Pier 63). This free family-friendly series brings together interactive activities and live entertainment, including catchy sing-alongs from favorite kindie musicians like Divi Roxx Kids and Kid Ace, workshops with Mazarte Dance Inc. and Drag Story Hour NYC.More info
Enjoy an enchanting day of potions and planting in a lovely rooftop garden. Admission includes a traditional English high tea platter, refreshing pink lemonade, and hands-on lessons in gardening and making magic. Bring along a favorite doll, teddy or stuffed friend. A special experience for the whole family. Reserve in advance as most dates sell…More info
Experience 3D Printing, Coding Video Games with Scratch, Robotics, and Artificial Intelligence hands-on with MakeInspires Instructors.
A great perfect activity for kids 6 and up while the family explores Chelsea Market; kids under 6 are welcome with adult supervision.
All activities can be completed in 15 minutes. Book more time for more exploration. Across from…More info
Explore nature and art on a unique floating green space on the Hudson River.
* Enjoy diverse horticulture, welcoming seating lawns, winding paths leading to spectacular views, and a variety of spaces for performing arts, relaxation and play. Make music on a variety of percussion installations and play with a spinning optical illusion.
* Restrooms…More info
The newly designed play area features a giant, multi-colored, one-of-a-kind, Robinia wood pipefish plus water features incorporating limestone cattle head sculptures reclaimed from historic meatpacking district business New York Butchers’ Dressed Meat Company.More info