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Arts & Crafts
Classes for Kids
Classes for Parents
September 28, 2019 - September 29, 2019
Free with admission: $10; $6 students and seniors 65 and older; $4 children 6 and older; free for members and children younger than 6 and free on Saturdays until noon
From understory to emergent layer, the forest holds many stories. Create your own spinning storytelling device that explores the unique stories tha...
Long Island Explorium
Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
$5; free for members and children younger than 1
Create a "recipe" of sand and water to build a sturdy sandcastle at least 12 inches high.
October 05, 2019 - October 06, 2019
$10; $6 students and seniors 65 and older; $4 children 6–18; free for members and children younger than 6; free admission to grounds until 12pm on Saturday
For International Cephalopod day, create your own wearable octopus arms and squid tentacles, using creative printing techniques for each of your ma...
Lakeshore Learning Store
New Hyde Park
Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
Lakeshore Learning offers Free Crafts for Kids every Saturday and Sunday at their New Hyde Park store. All supplies are provided, just bring your i...
Children's Museum of Manhattan
Upper West Side
Free with museum admission ($15; free for children younger than 1)
Collage panel squares, speech balloons and thought bubbles as you draw your very own comic book using CMOM’s Comic Book Maker.
October 12, 2019 - October 13, 2019
Step into your role as a naturalist by creating a backyard herbarium and DIY flower press with everyday materials. Take a walk with exhibiting arti...
October 11, 2019 - October 14, 2019
Friday 3-7pm; Saturday 12-6pm; Sunday 12-5pm; Monday by appointment
Paint Our Pottery
1/2 price on all pieces
Get creative at the end of season sale where all items are 1/2 price excluding party shelf.
September 23, 2019 - September 27, 2019
9/23 and 9/27, 10:00am-5:00pm; 9/26, 10:00am-6:00pm
Children's Museum of the Arts
Young elementary, Tween
Free with museum admission ($13; free for children younger than 1)
Make a work of art with sponge paint!
September 03, 2019 - September 17, 2019
Tuesdays, 9/3 and 9/17, 4:00-4:45pm
Middle Village Library
Join us in the crafting corner to make something fun you can take home!
September 10, 2019 - September 24, 2019
9/10 and 9/24, 3:00-3:30pm
Queens Library - Queens Village Branch
Join us to create an inspiring painting!
September 13, 2019 - September 27, 2019
Susan Levitt (a member of the Westchester Knitting Guild & a seasoned knitting instructor) will be leading the group as you make blankets, boot...
September 14, 2019 - September 28, 2019
Parrish Art Museum
$12; $9; free for members, students with ID, and children under 18
Take a tour of the galleries and create art through hands-on activities. Each month features different art materials and techniques inspired by the...
October 06, 2019 - October 20, 2019
Sundays, family tour at 1pm; drop in between 1:30-4pm
Nassau County Museum of Art
$3 materials fee per child for Non-Members plus admission: $12; $8 seniors 62 and older; $4 children ages 4-12 and students with valid photo ID; free for members and children younger than 4
Converse, collaborate and create together during Family Sundays. Each week explore new art materials, vocabulary and ideas in their studi...
October 12, 2019 - October 26, 2019
October 12 & 26, 1-3pm
The Rye Arts Center
$75; members receive discount
Learn to make your own ceramic whistle! Using clay, the class will follow Joel's lead as they design and build whistles. Whistles are fired and...
September 03, 2019 - September 24, 2019
Queens Library - Seaside Branch
Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
Join us at the Seaside Library for September arts & crafts!
9/3 - Sunflowers9/10 - Pollinators9/17 - Henri Matisse9/24 ...
September 04, 2019 - September 25, 2019
Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Library
Coloring Club for children and their adults. Relax while you color! Unstructured art for all ages. Enchanted Forest and other "Inky Treasure&q...
Coloring Club for children and their adults. Relax while you color! Unstructured ART for all ages. No registration. Enchanted Forest and other &quo...
September 05, 2019 - September 26, 2019
Sep 5, Sep 12 & Sep 26: 4pm
Brooklyn Public Library — Central Library
Kids! Come to the library and get creative with art projects. For ages 6 to 12.
September 06, 2019 - September 27, 2019
Make duct tape crafts, blackout poetry, manga comics, and more! For teens only.
Queens Library - Peninsula
Coloring sheets, crayons, markers, and color pencils will be provided. You can also bring your own. All ages are welcome. Supplies are limited.
September 09, 2019 - September 30, 2019
Brooklyn Public Library, Williamsburgh
Come make things out of other things, or make a gift for someone you love. We provide most materials for you. Snacks will be provided!
September 19, 2019 - October 10, 2019
Washington Square Park
For four Thursdays this fall, the northwest corner of the park will host Street Lab/The Uni Project’s free DRAW...
October 04, 2019 - October 25, 2019
Brooklyn Public Library, Gerritsen Beach
Kids will have a chance to create projects every Friday afternoon. Projects for the month of October include:
Oct 4: Magnet Monsters
October 05, 2019 - October 26, 2019
10/5 and 10/26, 6-8pm
Clay Art Center
Tween, Teen, Adult
Looking for something fun to do with your family? Adults & kids can get messy and play with clay in this one-time class to learn how to use the...
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