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Special Storytime with Neil Cohen

The Skyscraper Museum Family Program- American Gargoyles

Jul 21, 2019 @ 11:30 am12:30 pm

Book Culture LIC
26-09 Jackson Ave Queens
Long Island City, New York

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FREE

Suggested Ages: 2-3 to 11-14

Join cult comedy filmmaker Neil Cohen for a special reading of his newly released illustrated book American Gargoyles, about the bickering gargoyles on a once-celebrated but now-forgotten art deco NYC skyscraper who have to find a way to save their home from demolition. Read along with Neil followed by a coloring activity inspired by the book.

Lunar NY Crafts for Kids

LIC Girl Scout Troop #4731, which is comprised of high school juniors and seniors, hosts a Lunar New Year-themed arts & craft afternoon for families with children in K-8th grade. Enjoy arts and crafts stations for kids, along with a bake sale.

The event is free, but donations are welcome and will be used…

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Free Admission Noguchi Museum

On the first Friday of every month, enjoy  free admission to a serene museum and gardens  founded and designed by internationally renowned Japanese-American artist Isamu Noguchi. Advance reservations are highly recommended; tickets are released two weeks before each date.

Housed in a repurposed 1920s red brick industrial building, with an attached concrete pavilion designed and…

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Noguchi Museum Open Studio

Explore artworks by Isamu Noguchi in the galleries and participate in art-making activities inspired by Lunar New Year in the lower-level education studio.

This month, design a tote bag inspired by one of the twelve lunar zodiac animals: Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Goat, Monkey, Rooster, Dog, and Boar. No registration required for…

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Noguchi Museum Open Studio: Gallery Kit

Families and visitors of all ages are invited to pick up a Gallery Kit filled with art materials from museum educators, and explore the exhibition In Praise of Caves during its closing weekend. Free with admission; no registration is required.

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Gantry Plaza State Park/Hunter’s Point Park South

Visit two Long Island City playgrounds within walking distance of each other set in a large riverside oasis with spectacular Manhattan views.

Lots of places to climb and spin (and splash in the summer) at the playground at Gantry Plaza State Park with a cushioned rainbow floor and groovy design. Stroll along the park’s four…

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