Pushing Buttons: Activist New York?

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June 29, 2013


Museum of the City of New York

Upper East Side

Young elementary, Tween

Free with admission: $10; $6 seniors, students; free for kids younger than 12

Event description: Have you ever thought something wasn't fair and that you wanted to change it? Tour the exhibition Activist New York, which tells the story of grassroots citizen in New York City through artifacts, buttons, posters, and multi-media presentations, from the 17th century right up to the present. After exploring the exhibition, you'll have the chance to create your own button expressing views and ideas about a cause that is important to you.

All Family Programs are free with admission. The programs are appropriate for families with children ages 6 to 12 years old. All programs include a free snack. Email egoldin@mcny.org or call 917-492-3371 for more information.

Address: 1220 Fifth Ave.
Upper East Side, NY 10029
Phone: 212-534-1672
Website: mcny.org

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.