Circle of Dance

Tuesday, April 1–Tuesday, April 30, 10:00 am–5:00 pm
National Museum of the American Indian – New York (One Bowling Green)

This awesome five-year exhibit featuring videos and gorgeous costumes of ten Native American social and ceremonial dances from throughout the Americas with plenty of floor space to dance along.


Transformer: Native Art in Light and Sound

Friday, November 10–Sunday, January 6, 10:00 am–5:00 pm
National Museum of the American Indian – New York (One Bowling Green)

Ten artists use light, digital projection, and experimental media to reflect on their place in and between traditional and dominant cultures. Through innovative sound art, digital media, and installation, the exhibition demonstrates the continuity of Indigenous cultures and creativity in the digital age.


Agora

Thursday, April 19–Sunday, March 31, 7:00 am–10:00 pm
High Line 14th Street Passage (Tenth Avenue & West 14th Street)

Nine artists share their experiences inhabiting, speaking out of, and challenging the assumed boundaries of public space, where different voices can be heard, addressing important topics such as women’s rights, mass incarceration, the environment, and immigration.


Pink: The History of a Punk, Pretty, Powerful Color

Friday, September 7–Wednesday, January 9, 12:00 pm–8:00 pm
Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology (Seventh Avenue at 27 Street)

Admire ensembles in pink, perhaps the most divisive of colors from the 18th century to the present, with examples by designers and brands such as Elsa Schiaparelli, Christian Dior, Yves Saint Laurent, Alessandro Michele of Gucci, Jeremy Scott of Moschino, and Rei Kawakubo of Comme des Garçons. Explore the varied stereotypes and symbolism of pink throughout world history. Also see a fascinating diorama of pink toys and dress-up clothes for girls, dating from the 1950s to the present, including dolls, “princess” costumes, My Little Pony and other beloved objects.

Tuesday–Friday 12 pm–8 pm
Saturday 10 am–5 pm
Through Jan 9, 2019

Visionaire’s Viktor&Rolf Masterclass

Saturday, September 22–Sunday, November 4, 8:00 am–7:00 pm
The Gallery at Cadillac House (330 Hudson Street)

See a short film and interactive installation by luxury fashion house Viktor&Rolf and Visionaire. Join the Viktor&Rolf’s runway by sticking your head through life-size cutouts of avant-garde fashion.


Children’s Basketball

Monday, September 24, 2:45 am–5:15 pm
Nelson A. Rockefeller Park (River Terrace & Warren Street)

Perfect your jump shot, develop you on-court vision, and play. Adjustable height hoops for kids of all sizes, plus fun and challenging drills to improve skills. Closed-toe shoes required. Preschoolers at 2:45 pm, ages 5–6 at 3:30pm, 7 & older at 4:15 pm.


Taíno Culture and Identity

Monday, September 24, 2:00 pm–4:00 pm
National Museum of the American Indian – New York (One Bowling Green)

Learn more about the history, culture and worldviews of Taíno Indians, the indigenous peoples of the Caribbean. Through cultural materials and live demonstrations in the galleries, examine the persistence and depth of Taíno lifeways and living traditions.


Preschool Play

Tuesday, September 25, 10:00 am–12:00 pm
Robert F Wagner Jr Park (20 Battery Place)

Meet other toddlers, parents, and caregivers for interactive play on a grassy lawn. Sing and hear stories. Carefully selected play equipment and toys are provided, plus water play.


Metropolitan Museum of Art Storytime

Tuesday, September 25, 10:30 am–11:00 am
Metropolitan Museum Of Art (1000 Fifth Avenue at 82nd Street)
Free, museum admission not required.

Families with children ages 18 months–3 years can look, listen, and have fun with gorgeous picture books in the lovely Nolen Library. Fills up in bad weather so come early.


Metropolitan Museum Of Art Storytime

Tuesday, September 25, 3:00 pm–3:30 pm
Metropolitan Museum Of Art (1000 Fifth Avenue at 82nd Street)

Look, listen, sing, and have fun with picture books; then continue your adventure with a self-guided gallery hunt in the Museum. Geared toward families with children ages 3–6, but all ages welcome. Space is limited; first come, first served.


Young Sprouts Gardening

Tuesday, September 25, 3:15 pm–3:45 pm
Nelson A. Rockefeller Park (River Terrace & Warren Street)

Children 3-5 years old (with accompanying adults) learn to plant and do nature projects such as planting seeds, watering the garden, and tasting fresh greens and vegetables in a weekly introduction to organic gardening. Space is limited; arrive early.

Through October 2

Preschool Play

Wednesday, September 26, 10:00 am–12:00 pm
Robert F Wagner Jr Park (20 Battery Place)

Meet other toddlers, parents, and caregivers for interactive play on a grassy lawn. Sing and hear stories. Carefully selected play equipment and toys are provided, plus water play.


Metropolitan Museum of Art Storytime

Wednesday, September 26, 10:30 am–11:00 am
Metropolitan Museum Of Art (1000 Fifth Avenue at 82nd Street)
Free, museum admission not required.

Families with children ages 18 months–3 years can look, listen, and have fun with gorgeous picture books in the lovely Nolen Library. Fills up in bad weather so come early.


Kids Karma Yoga StoryTime

Wednesday, September 26, 11:30 am–12:00 pm
Karma Kids Yoga (25 West 23rd Street)

Read stories and learn age-appropriate yoga poses at these free action-packed storytimes for yogis up to six years old. My 2-year-old loved trying handstands against the wall.


Tummy Time, Crawlers Club & Wobbly Walkers

Wednesday, September 26, 1:00 pm–1:45 pm
JCC Manhattan (334 Amsterdam (@ West 76th Street))
$18

In Tummy Time, newborns to crawlers work on milestones through songs, nursery rhymes, and exercises designed to strengthen muscles and provide mental stimulation. In Crawlers Club, Tummy Time “graduates” continue to reach new developmental milestones in a community of first friends. Wobbly Walkerse explore movement in an environment that supports early socialization through songs, exercises and play.


Jazz+Wednesdays

Wednesday, September 26, 2:00 pm–3:00 pm
American Folk Art Museum (2 Lincoln Square (Columbus Avenue at 66th Street))

The Bill Wurtzel Trio play standards from the American Songbook in an intimate, American-art filled setting.


Metropolitan Museum Of Art Storytime

Wednesday, September 26, 3:00 pm–3:30 pm
Metropolitan Museum Of Art (1000 Fifth Avenue at 82nd Street)

Look, listen, sing, and have fun with picture books; then continue your adventure with a self-guided gallery hunt in the Museum. Geared toward families with children ages 3–6, but all ages welcome. Space is limited; first come, first served.


Wednesdays in Teardrop

Wednesday, September 26, 3:30 pm–5:30 pm
Teardrop Park (Between Warren & Murray Street at North End Avenue)

Explore unique Teardrop Park while enjoying energetic lawn games and creating dynamic art. Artist educators lead individual and group creative projects using clay, collage, paint and more. Materials provided. Dress for a mess.


Book Culture on Columbus Storytime

Wednesday, September 26, 4:00 pm–4:45 pm
Book Culture on Columbus (450 Columbus Avenue between 81st & 82nd Street)

The downstairs kids department of this charming UWS bookstore hosts a variety of storytimes.


Discovery Walks for Families: Woodland Wonderland- The North Woods

Thursday, September 27, 10:00 am–11:30 am
Central Park, Dana Discovery Center at the Harlem Meer (110th Street between Fifth & Lenox Avenue)

Get “lost” with us in the North Woods and explore how this carefully planned woodland provides habitat for a variety of wildlife. Discover who calls the forest floor, the Meer shoreline, and the treetops their home. Learn about the landscapes and ecosystems of the Park through hands-on exploration using kid-friendly binoculars, field guides, hand lenses, and complementary Discovery Journal. Space is limited; advance online registration required.


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