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The Nature of Color

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September 11, 2020 @ 10:00 am - December 5, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

American Museum of Natural History
West 81st Street & Central Park West
New York, NY

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Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

$28, $16.50/ages 3-12, $22.50/students & seniors

Explore five gorgeous, immersive rooms that dive into the science behind light, the cultural significance of certain hues and the emotions color can evoke.

Experiment with light, explore how colors make you feel, discover how animals use color and find out how objects can produce colors in many different ways.

Fascinating for all ages. At the end, find yourself in a stunning display of skin tones by the Humanae Project.

Separate timed tickets required. Plan to spend a lot of time learning in the densely detailed exhibits and playing with rainbow shadows.

See our complete guide to the Natural History Museum.

Grand Bazaar

Shop at an outdoor market featuring 80+ hand-picked independent local artisans and dealers. Find one-of-a-kind handmade candles, skincare, fashion, vintage accessories and collectibles, handmade jewelry and furniture, rare antique silver- and glassware, and delicious artisanal chocolates and foods.

Profits are donated to four local public school.

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Lobby Lights

Each night of Chanukah, gather in the JCC Lobby (with a virtual, live-streamed option) for Chanukah candle-lighting, led by JCC staff. Kindle the lights of the season and enjoy live music from around the world.

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Little New-Yorkers New-York Historical Society Storytime

This 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.

Join via zoom on Tuesdays.

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DiMenna Children’s History Museum

Ride an orphan train, play a newsies video game  and 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 touch including a train table…

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