Creating the Grid Family Workshop: Gallery Explorers - Museum of the City of New York

Date: 12/17/11
Hours: 11am
Ages: YE,TW
Price: Free with museum admission: $20 for families (maximum of two adults)
1220 Fifth Ave. - 212-534-1672
Upper East Side, NY

Description: Explore the exhibitions "The Greatest Grid: The Master Plan of Manhattan" and "The Unfinished Grid" and then create your own ideas about how the streets and avenues of New York might look in the future. Participants will learn how the Manhattan street grid has evolved over the past 200 years and then work with a teaching artist to make their own designs for the sidewalks, streets, buildings, and parks of the 21st century. Recommended for ages 6-12. Reservations encouraged: call 917-492-3395.