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Drag Story Hour NYC at David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center

Drag Story Hour NYC

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As pillars of the queer community since before the Stonewall rebellion, drag entertainers are no strangers to the revolutionary act of spreading hope and love to younger generations. Who better to lead young minds through the landscape of a magical fairy kingdom than real-life drag royalty? Programmed in collaboration with the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Drag Story Hour NYC is an interactive storytelling event specifically developed for children ages 3 to 8 that features local costumed performers reading picture books, singing songs, and leading dance activities in a fun and age-appropriate introduction to gender spectrum diversity. This fabulous first exposure to drag as dress-up celebrates difference, builds empathy, and presents kids with the tools and confidence to better express themselves.

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About David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center

61 W 62nd St.

Upper West Side, NY

  • Standard hours: Monday–Friday, 8am–10pm; Saturday–Sunday, 9am–10pm

  • The David Rubenstein Atrium, a public visitors’ and ticketing facility on Broadway between 62nd and 63rd Streets, is open daily with an array of services for local residents, the general public, and the thousands of people who visit Lincoln Center and the surrounding community every day.

    Come to the David Rubenstein Atrium on Broadway between 62nd and 63rd Streets and explore:

    • A vibrant community gathering place to linger in and enjoy, with plenty of places to sit
    • A venue for free weekly performances
    • A resource for discount tickets to available Lincoln Center performances
    • A staffed Tour and Information Desk
    • Restrooms
    • A destination for free Wi-Fi access 

    The Atrium also features two vertical gardens; a floor-to-ceiling fountain; a media wall with performance information, which also serves as a canvas for video presentations; an art installation by Dutch textile artisan Claudy Jongstra; and 16 “occuli” lighting fixtures that bring natural light and state-of-the-art illumination into the Atrium's interior.