Budding astronomers can learn these facts and more when they blast off to the outer reaches of the universe at the Stamford Museum & Nature Center’s latest exhibit, Heavens Above: Photographs of the Universe from the Hubble Space Telescope.
Think your kids spend too much time in front of a screen? A visit to the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria will put a context around all that content.
It was a time of peace and love, flower power, feel-good drugs — and the end of an era. If you missed it, you can experience it now as the Whitney Museum of American Art looks back at 1965 with its Summer of Love: Art of the Psychedelic Era exhibit, on view until September 16.
BETH AND SCOTT BIERKO are a husband-and-wife team of singer/songwriters and arts-in-education specialists. Since 1993, they have been performing for children and families at concerts in schools, libraries and theaters.
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The Next Big Thing in Theatre: Disney's High School Musical is a Slam-Dunk and the 'Sleeper-Hit' Nobody Saw Coming
In what seems to have happened effortlessly and somehow "under the radar" (highly unusual in the world of theatre) Disney HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL seems to have snuck in and is about to change the landscape.
If, like Toby Tyler, you’ve dreamed of joining the circus, the Trapeze School New York is for you — and your family. Kids as young as 6 are allowed to take a class, but all ages are taught together.
Virginia Madsen, who says she is “not a city girl”, took up temporary residence in New York recently, while shooting her latest movie, 'Diminished Capacity'.
July 21 is the official release date of Harry Potter: The Deathly Hallows. Countdown the days at with these fun, FREE events at The Scholastic Store, 557 Broadway, NYC, and at The Scholastic Store, Scarsdale Park Mall, 450 Central Park Avenue (Route 100).
Raegan Moya-Jones is a native of Australia, where swaddling infants is the norm. When she and her friend Claudia Schwartz, also from Down Under, were pregnant with their first children, they couldn’t find the lightweight muslin wraps they remembered, so they decided to start their own company.
New Chelsea Piers program takes young athletes to the next level.
Brooklyn Arts Exchange, a 16-year-old institution, has been ensconced on 5th Avenue in Park Slope since 1998. But it outgrew its location a few years ago.
Theater camps are a dime a dozen in New York City, but Camp Broadway stands out, not least because its weeklong fees are exponentially higher than the others. But in addition, this performing arts camp, started in 1995, offers an authentic Broadway experience
When you’re traveling with kids, you may want a bit of the exotic, but you also need to make sure you have the familiar. Panama offers the perfect combination.
Central Park has a new family area, The Children's Glade.
The third Alice’s Tea Cup, for snacks or kids’ parties, has opened at 220 East 81st Street.
At the American Museum of Natural History, you can learn the science behind imaginary creatures in 'Mythic Creatures: Dragons, Unicorns & Mermaids' — a glorious new exhibit that takes a scientific approach to legend.
As always at a Children’s Museum of Manhattan (CMOM) exhibit, computers facilitate the learning.
Taking photos of — and with — your child is a great way to save and share your outdoor fun. Here are some tried-and-true tips for photographers of all ages.
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When school districts’ budgets are under-funded, often the first thing to be eliminated is arts education. When that happens, in comes the Center for Arts Education (CAE).
When philanthropist and dog enthusiast Karen LeFrak decided to write a book introducing children to the beauty of an orchestra, it was music to the ears of the New York Philharmonic.
'eebee’s adventures', created by New Yorkers, is a new DVD series that is based on the concept “every baby learns by doing.”
The trials of motherhood have been turned into novels, poetry, and war stories for friends. But if you are an actress, it is natural to write yourself a play. That is just what Amy Wilson has done, in her one-woman show, Mother Load.