Arts and Crafts Activities for Kids in New York City in November

Arts and Crafts Activities for Kids in New York City in November

New York City kids can get creative at these arts and crafts events for children in November. Let's get crafty!

Open Studio
WHEN: May. 18 - Dec. 29, Weekends, 10:30am-3pm
WHERE: Whitney Museum of American Art , 99 Gansevoort St., Chelsea, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Make your own art inspired by works on view.
WANT TO GO? $25; $18 seniors/students; free for children younger than 18. 212-570-7713. whitney.org/events/families-open-studio.

Saturday Sketching
WHEN: May. 18 - Dec. 28, Saturdays, 10am-4pm (July 6)
WHERE: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1071 Fifth Ave., Upper East Side, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Art materials are available for exploration of architectural shapes and spaces.
WANT TO GO? $15; $10 students and seniors; free for children younger than 12. 212-423-3500. guggenheim.org.

Open Studio for Families
WHEN: May. 19 - Dec. 29, Sundays, 1-4pm (no session July 7)
WHERE: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1071 Fifth Ave., Upper East Side, NY
AGES: 3 and older
WHAT: Enjoy a drop-in studio art-making program.
WANT TO GO? $15; $10 students and seniors; free for children younger than 12. 212-423-3500. guggenheim.org.

Sundays: Studio Art Sessions
WHEN: Sep. 22 - Dec. 29, Sundays, 1:00-4:00pm
WHERE: The Jewish Museum, 1109 5th Avenue, New York, NY
AGES: 3-12
WHAT: Paint, draw, sculpt, or craft a work of art inspired by exhibitions on view.
WANT TO GO? FREE with museum admission ($18 adults; free for children and teens). 2124233200. https://thejewishmuseum.org/programs/families?utm_source=Listing&utm_medium=Listing&utm_campaign=L_FPStudioArtSundays_2019.

Creative Play
WHEN: Oct. 27 - Dec. 8, 10/27, 11/10, and 12/8, 1:00pm
WHERE: Japan Society, 333 E. 47th St., Midtown, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Explore Japanese culture and customs with a master storyteller and artist in interactive classes with seasonal themes.
WANT TO GO? $12; free for children younger than 3. 212-832-1155. japansociety.org.

MOCACREATE: Found Sculptures: Transforming the Everyday!
WHEN: Nov. 2 - 16, 11/2 and 11/16, 2:00-5:00pm
WHERE: Museum of Chinese in America, 215 Centre Street, New York, NY
AGES: 3 and older
WHAT: Transform everyday and found objects into unique sculptures.
WANT TO GO? FREE with museum admission ($12; $8 seniors, students, and children). 8559556622. http://mocanyc.org/visit/events/mocacreate_found_sculptures_transforming_the_everyday.

Dia de los Muertos: Marigold Installation
WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 2, 10:00am-12:00pm
WHERE: Children's Museum of Manhattan, 212 W. 83rd St., Upper West Side, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Handcraft paper marigolds to add to an installation. 
WANT TO GO? FREE with museum admission ($15; free for children younger than 1). 212-721-1223. cmom.org.

SATURDAY ART WORKSHOP FOR KIDS SHAPES WITH MARTE EKHOUGEN
WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 2, 2:00pm
WHERE: Scandinavia House, 58 Park Avenue, New York, NY
AGES: 5-8
WHAT: Artist Marte Ekhougen will lead a workshop on wire sculpture, in which participants will create spacious constructions, transforming basic wire materials and playing with the perception of gravity to create new and whimsical forms.
WANT TO GO? $0-$12. 2128479729. http://scandinaviahouse.org/events/art-workshop-shapes/.

Workshop di pittura (Painting)
WHEN: Nov. 9 - Dec. 7, 11/9 and 12/7, 3:30-5:00pm
WHERE: Collina Italiana, 1556 Third Avenue, Suite 603, New York, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Painting and fun in Italian!
WANT TO GO? $40. 2124277770. collinaitaliana.com.

Con Edison Family Day: Candles
WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 9, 12:00-2:00pm
WHERE: Morris-Jumel Mansion , 65 Jumel Terrace, Harlem, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Discover the history of illumination and create your own unique candle!
WANT TO GO? FREE with museum admission ($10; free for children younger than 13). 212-923-8008. morrisjumel.org.

Fantastical Figures
WHEN: Monday, Nov. 11, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
WHERE: The Jewish Museum, 1109 5th Avenue, New York, NY
AGES: 3-12
WHAT: See Rachel Feinstein's imaginative sculptures and then create a fantastical three-dimensional figure of your own.
WANT TO GO? FREE with Museum Admission ($18; free for children younger than 19). 2124233200. https://thejewishmuseum.org/calendar/day/2019/11/11/?utm_source=Listing&utm_medium=Listing&utm_campaign=L_FPFantasticalFigures_11112019.

MOCAKIDS Storytime!
WHEN: Thursday, Nov. 14, 4:00-4:30pm
WHERE: Museum of Chinese in America, 215 Centre Street, New York City, NY
AGES: 3-5
WHAT: Join us in reading books and singing songs about traveling and learning about the land. Get introduced to unique geographical features and make a colorful map of your home to take with you! Appropriate for ages 3-6, but younger and older siblings are welcomed.
WANT TO GO? $5 (free for members, Cool Culture, and Chinatown/Two Bridges families). 8559556622. http://mocanyc.org/visit/events/storytime.

SATURDAY ART WORKSHOP FOR KIDS MOTION WITH SARI NORDMAN
WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 16, 2:00pm
WHERE: Scandinavia House, 58 Park Avenue, New York, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Be inspired by the sculptures of Aase Texmon Rygh, whose static and dynamic shapes move in different rhythms around an axis.
WANT TO GO? $0 - $ 12. 2128479729. http://scandinaviahouse.org/events/art-workshop-motion/.

FAMILY WORKSHOP: MAGICAL MASKS
WHEN: Sunday, Nov. 17, 10:00am and 2:00pm
WHERE: New Victory Theater, 209 W. 42nd St., Midtown, NY
AGES: 5 and older
WHAT: Craft your own mask and learn how to make a variety of masked characters come to life!
WANT TO GO? $19. 646-223-3010. newvictory.org.

Butterfly Bombs
WHEN: Sunday, Nov. 17, 6:30-8:00pm
WHERE: National Museum of Mathematics, 11 East 26th Street, New York, NY
AGES: 9 and older
WHAT: Join Dave Masunaga, mathematics teacher and origami modeler, as he shares a particularly fascinating form, the Butterfly Bomb.
WANT TO GO? $16. 212-542-0566. https://momath.org/civicrm/?page=CiviCRM&q=civicrm/event/info&reset=1&id=1702.

SATURDAY ART WORKSHOP FOR KIDS COLOR WITH STUDIO FINNA
WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 30, 2pm
WHERE: Scandinavia House, 58 Park Avenue, Murray Hill, NY
AGES: 5-17
WHAT: Pure forms, colors, and principles of concrete art will invite us to experiment and explore new narratives in playful ways.
WANT TO GO? Up to $12. 212-847-9729. http://scandinaviahouse.org/events/art-workshop-color/.

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