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October 05, 2019 - October 26, 2019
Nassau County Museum of Art
$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
Drop into The Manes Education Center for hands-on activities inspired by current exhibitions. Spend up to an hour exploring a range of materials, t...
October 06, 2019 - October 27, 2019
Rubin Museum of Art
Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
Drop-in Art-making Workshop
Ages 3 and older with accompanying adults
Sundays are for families! Bring your family to t...
Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
Help fill the Haunted House with ghosts, witches, pumpkins, and more! Craft activity will vary from week to week. Crafts available while they ...
September 07, 2019 - September 29, 2019
SPARK by BCM
Pre-school & younger
$15 per child (Free for adults)
Join in the following drop-in art projects and play opportunities taking place on September weekends in our studio. Activities invite young artists...
October 05, 2019 - October 27, 2019
Saturdays and Sundays, 1-4pm
Hudson River Museum
$7; $5 seniors 62 and older, veterans and students; $4 youth ages 3-8; free for members
Create a miniature landscape out of clay. Look closely at your surroundings and explore ways to capture the textures and shapes you like most in th...
October 02, 2019 - October 30, 2019
Staten Island Children's Museum
Join us in the Walk-In Workshop and create your own artwork!
October 03, 2019 - October 31, 2019
September 07, 2019 - October 06, 2019
Weekends, 9/7-8 and 10/5-6, 11:00am-12:30pm
Queens Botanical Garden
Free with garden admission ($6 adults; $2 children ages 4 to 12; free for children younger than 4)
Bring your little nature lovers to QBG to hear seasonally inspired stories that will open their imaginations to the different natural worlds found ...
July 01, 2019 - September 29, 2019
Brooklyn Bridge Park
The newest Public Art Fund installation, Iranian artist Siah Armajani’s Bridge Over Tree, is now open at Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn.<...
October 01, 2019 - October 31, 2019
Tuesdays & Thursdays: 3-5pm; Saturdays & Sundays: 1-5pm
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park by visiting the Environmental Education Center's 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East R...
Long Island Children's Museum
$14 museum admission; $13 museum admission seniors 65 and older
This is a free drop in program. Stop by anytime between 2:30 and 4:00. This craft takes approximately ten minutes to complete and it's yours to...
Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays: 11am-1pm
Baby, Pre-school & younger
$6 additional per child
Play in learning centers, listen to stories, and create artwork! Our classroom setting helps develop social skills while having fun. Ages 2 - 4. $6...
September 15, 2019 - October 27, 2019
Young elementary, Tween
$12; free for children younger than 3
Select Sundays, 2:30–4 PM Immerse yourself in the many aspects of traditional and cont...
August 08, 2019 - September 26, 2019
Mondays and Thursdays, 5:00-6:00pm
Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
Get your crochet hooks, knitting needles, and yarns ready! Learn how to make your very own hats, scarves, and other cozy things for your friends an...
September 05, 2019 - October 24, 2019
Thursdays, 6-8pm **NO SESSION 10/17**
Baldwin Public Library
Ever wanted to learn how to knit or crochet or just want to improve your skills? Now you can! Materials will be provided. **NO SESSION 1...
September 07, 2019 - October 26, 2019
Select weekends, 2:00-4:00pm (see website for dates)
Family-friendly botanical themed arts and crafts activities. Drop-in. Included in Garden admission. ***While the event i...
August 14, 2019 - October 23, 2019
Gantry Plaza State Park
Long Island City
Join the New York State Parks Environmental Education Team in exploring a new nature theme each week with hands-on activities, arts&crafts, sca...
October 08, 2019 - December 17, 2019
Queens Library - Jackson Heights Branch
Join us for stories and crafts for children ages 4-7. Caregiver must attend with the child. Space may be limited.
October 12, 2019 - December 22, 2019
Museum of the Moving Image
Free with museum admission ($15 adults; $11 seniors; $9 children ages 3-17; free for children younger than 3)
Moving Image Studio is the Museum's drop-in space where visitors of all ages can create media and other projects. Families are welcome to stop ...
August 07, 2019 - October 23, 2019
Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
Join NYS Parks Environmental Education team Wednesdays from 10:00am to 11:00am for a guided story time, where you will discover a different nature ...
September 28, 2019 - December 21, 2019
Clay Art Center
$30; $20 children younger than 12
Unplug with mud in this one-time class for families and friends interested in playing with clay! Adults and children explore their inner artist in ...
September 18, 2019 - December 18, 2019
This age range encompasses children at their most spectacularly imaginative. In this class, we encourage the students to use that imagination to cr...
September 11, 2019 - December 18, 2019
Pre-school & younger, Adult
$325 full session, $30 drop-in
This Fall, BeBox Kids will partner with JCC Harlem to offer weekly classes to the Harlem community! Every Wednesday, drop in and explore with a ran...
September 22, 2019 - December 29, 2019
The Jewish Museum
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...
August 12, 2019 - December 30, 2019
Queens Library - Seaside Branch
Come down to the Seaside Library and de-stress with some coloring! This program is open to all ages.
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