September 20, 2019 - December 20, 2019

Fridays, 10:10am and 11:00am (no session 11/29)

The American Museum of Natural History

Upper West Side

Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary

FREE

On Friday mornings during the school year, children 2–5 years of age are invited to join us for storytime. Visit each week to learn about a h...

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September 22, 2019 - December 29, 2019

Sundays, 1:00-4:00pm

The Jewish Museum

New York

Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween

Free with museum admission ($18 adults; free for children and teens)

Explore new themes every Sunday until December 29th in these drop-in art workshops. Paint, draw, sculpt, or craft a work of art inspired by exhibit...

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September 13, 2019 - December 24, 2019

weekdays, 10:30-11:00am

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Upper East Side

Baby

FREE

Look, listen, sing, and have fun with picture books; then continue your adventure with a self-guided gallery hunt in the Museum. For families ...

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July 13, 2019 - November 03, 2019

Weekdays, 9:30 am – 5 pm; weekends, 10 am – 6 pm

New York Hall of Science

Corona

All Ages

free with museum admission ($16 adults; $13 children, students & senior citizens)

This exhibition includes vintage and current images of women as aviators and astronauts from fashion, television, film, pop culture and toys (e.g. ...

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September 28, 2019 - January 26, 2020

Weekdays, 9:30 am – 5 pm; Weekends, 10 am – 6 pm

New York Hall of Science

Corona

All Ages

$7 per person, plus museum admission ($16 adults; $13 children, students & senior citizens)

Museum visitors can experience the world's largest display of LEGO art during this special exhibition. Acclaimed artist Nathan Sawaya crea...

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September 21, 2019 - January 20, 2020

Tuesdays-Fridays, 9:30am-4pm; Saturdays and Sundays, 9am-5:30pm

Liberty Science Center

Jersey City

All Ages

$24.99; $21.99 seniors 62 and older; $19.99 ages 2-12

Join a curious Tyrannosaurus rex named Buddy who travels the world to discover everything there is to know about dinosaurs! Based on the Dinosaur T...

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September 08, 2019 - January 10, 2020

Weekdays, 9:30am–5:00pm; Weekends, 10:00am–6:00pm

New York Hall of Science

Corona

All Ages

Free with museum admission ($16 adults; $13 children ages 2-17)

Weather is an expression of the true force of nature. Despite advances in technology, wind and rain delay our flights, snow closes our institutions...

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September 01, 2019 - January 21, 2020

Daily at 3pm

New York Hall of Science

Corona

All Ages

$6 Adults; $5 children plus museum admission: $16 Adults; $13 children, students & senior citizens

Timed to coincide with the 50th anniversary of NASA’s celebrated Apollo 11 mission, Apollo 11: First Steps Edition is a th...

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May 08, 2019 - October 01, 2019

Various Times

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Upper East Side

Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult

Free with museum admission: $25 Adults, $17 Seniors, $12 Students

Through more than 130 instruments dating from 1939 to 2017—played by artists such as Chuck Berry, Eric Clapton, Sheryl Crow, Bob Dylan, Don F...

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July 27, 2019 - December 29, 2019

Weekends, 12:00pm

Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

Hell's Kitchen

Young elementary, Tween

Free with museum admission ($33 adults; $24 children ages 5-12; free for children younger than 5)

Intrepid Adventures are enrichment programs designed to provide children ages 5–12, their siblings and parents/caregivers an opportunity to h...

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October 05, 2019 - March 08, 2020

See website for details

Socrates Sculpture Park

Long Island City

All Ages

FREE

Each fall Socrates presents an exhibition of new commissions made by artists awarded the Park’s Socrates Annual Fellowship. Produced on-site ...

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October 05, 2019 - April 19, 2020

Tuesdays-Fridays, 9:30am-4pm; Saturdays and Sundays, 9am-5:30pm

Liberty Science Center

Jersey City

All Ages

$30.99; $27.99 seniors 62 and older; $24.99 ages 2-12

Based on the popular games, the exhibition takes guests of all ages into the world of Angry Birds for interactive adventures, both physically and m...

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May 18, 2019 - December 28, 2019

Saturdays, 10am-4pm (July 6)

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Upper East Side

All Ages

$15; $10 students and seniors; free for children younger than 12

Feeling inspired? Art materials are available for loan at the Family Activity Kiosk for exploration of Frank Lloyd Wright’s architectural sha...

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May 19, 2019 - December 29, 2019

Sundays, 1-4pm (no session July 7)

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Upper East Side

Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult

$15; $10 students and seniors; free for children younger than 12

For families with children ages 3 and older. Explore the themes and materials seen in the works on view at this drop-in studio art-making program.<...

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May 18, 2019 - December 29, 2019

Weekends, 10:30am-3pm

Whitney Museum of American Art

Chelsea

All Ages

$25; $18 seniors/students; free for children younger than 18

Get creative in the Whitney's Hearst Artspace! Make your own art inspired by works on view in current exhibitions. Each week the museum offers ...

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February 02, 2019 - September 30, 2019

daily, 11am and 2pm

New York Hall of Science

Corona

All Ages

$6; $5 children, students, and seniors (with NYSCI admission); $4 members

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses – in our own bac...

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April 01, 2019 - November 30, 2019

Late March – October: weekdays, 9:30am–5:00pm; Weekends, 10:00am–6:00pm; weather permitting. November: weekdays, 9:30am – 4:00pm; weekends, 10:00am–4:00pm

New York Hall of Science

Corona

Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween

$5 per person, plus general museum admission ($16 adults; $13 children, students & senior citizens)

The nation's largest science playground features 60,000 square feet of exhibits for children of all ages. Slides, seesaws, climbing webs, a wat...

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May 17, 2019 - January 21, 2020

2pm

New York Hall of Science

Corona

All Ages

$6; $5 children, students, and senior citizens, plus museum admission

Timed to coincide with the 50th anniversary of NASA's celebrated Apollo 11 mission, this film showcases the real-life moments of the first...

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September 07, 2019 - June 30, 2020

Tuesday-Sunday, 11am-6pm

Brooklyn Historical Society

Brooklyn Heights

All Ages

Suggested Admission: $10; $6 Seniors and teachers; Free for children and visitors with disabilities

An Opening, an installation of audio and visual artworks by Brooklyn-based artist Kameelah Janan Rasheed, engages with a multiplicity...

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June 15, 2019 - May 31, 2020

Daily; 11 am & 1 pm

New York Hall of Science

Corona

All Ages

$6 adults; $5 children, students & senior citizens, plus museum admission

This immersive 3D movie showcases the life-saving superpowers and extraordinary bravery of some of the world's most amazing dogs. Viewers will ...

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March 06, 2019 - March 07, 2020

Monday, Wednesday & Friday by reservation.

The IlluminationSpace at the Advanced Science Research Center

New York

Tween, Teen, Adult

FREE Free

Explore five exciting and interconnected areas of science, nanoscience, photonics, structural biology, neuroscience, and environmental science...

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April 27, 2019 - April 30, 2020

4/27 Opening Reception 2-5pm; Exhibit on display 4/28 from 1-4pm; 4/29 & 4/30 10am-4pm

Rockland Center for the Arts

West Nyack

All Ages

FREE

RoCA Nest 2019 is a site-specific installation by Cristina Biaggi. During the last twenty years Cristina has created a series of what she...

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April 27, 2019 - April 30, 2020

4/27 Opening Reception 2-5pm; Exhibit on display 4/28 from 1-4pm; 4/29 & 4/30 10am-4pm

Rockland Center for the Arts

West Nyack

All Ages

FREE

Celebrate International Sculpture Day at Rockland Center for the Arts. RoCA selected members of the Sculpture Guild of NY to create site specific i...

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January 01, 2018 - December 31, 2020

Thursdays, 10:15-11am

New York Transit Museum

Brooklyn Heights

Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Adult

$10; $5 children ages 2-17

Head to the New York Transit Museum every Thursday for stories, art exploration, and hands-on investigations of fun themes such as animals und...

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