Creating the Grid Family Workshop: Gallery Explorers

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December 17, 2011


Museum of the City of New York

Upper East Side

Young elementary, Tween

Free with museum admission: $20 for families (maximum of two adults)

Event description: Explore the exhibitions "The Greatest Grid: The Master Plan of Manhattan" and "The Unfinished Grid" and then create your own ideas about how the streets and avenues of New York might look in the future. Participants will learn how the Manhattan street grid has evolved over the past 200 years and then work with a teaching artist to make their own designs for the sidewalks, streets, buildings, and parks of the 21st century. Recommended for ages 6-12. Reservations encouraged: call 917-492-3395.

Address: 1220 Fifth Ave.
Upper East Side, NY
Phone: 212-534-1672

About Museum of the City of New York

The Museum of the City of New York celebrates and interprets the city, educating the public about its distinctive character, especially its heritage of diversity, opportunity, and perpetual transformation. Founded in 1923 as a private, nonprofit corporation, the Museum connects the past, present, and future of New York City. It serves the people of New York and visitors from around the world through exhibitions, school and public programs, publications, and collections.


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