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MOCAKIDS Storytime! Snowman Fun

  • Feb. 27, 2020, 4:00-4:30pm
  • Museum of Chinese in America
  • 215 Centre Street, New York City
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $5 per person. Free for MOCA members, Cool Culture, and Chinatown/Two Bridges families.

Do you want to build a snowman? We'll sing snowman songs and read about winter day activities before making little snowmen of our own! MOCAKIDS...

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ShopRite Kidz Cook

  • Feb. 28, 2020, 3pm and 4pm
  • Staten Island Children's Museum
  • 1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $8; free for members and children younger than 1

Prepare and taste some of renowned African American chef Edna Lewis's signature recipes as the museum celebrates Black History Month.

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Scout Night Meet-up - Wolves: Digging up the Past

  • Feb. 28, 2020, 5:30-7pm
  • Long Island Science Center
  • 40 Peconic Ave, Riverhead
  • Tween
  • $10

Wolf Scouts, join the Long Island Science Center for a fun evening of play and learning. Meet fellow scout groups and complete your Digging in the ...

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COLLEGE READINESS WORKSHOP: COLLEGE LISTS & SCHOLARSHIPS

  • Feb. 29, 2020, 10:30am-2:00pm
  • New York Hall of Science
  • 4701 111th St., Corona
  • Teen
  • FREE

Familiarize yourself with the college application process. R.S.V.P. required.

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Box Turtle at Long Pond—Storytime & Meet the Box Turtles

  • Feb. 29, 2020, 10:30am
  • South Fork Natural History Museum
  • 377 Bridgehampton Sag Harbor Tpke., Bridgehampton
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $10; $7.50 children ages 3-12; free for children ages 2 and younger and members

Enjoy story time and follow a box turtle through his daily routine. After the reading, meet two of SOFO’s box turtles up close. Ages 3-5. Reservations required. 

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Science Saturday Workshop: Amusement Park Physics

  • Feb. 29, 2020, 2-3pm
  • The Long Island Science Center
  • 40 Peconic Ave, Riverhead
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $10 admission plus, $5 instructor led workshop fee; both are free for members

Ever wonder how amusement park rides work? Explore the laws of motion and learn how force and gravity work on your favorite rides.

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Unity Quilt Sewing Day

  • Feb. 29, 2020, 12-4pm
  • Hudson Valley Museum of Contemporary Art
  • 1701 Main Street, Peekskill
  • All Ages
  • Free with general admission: $10; $5 seniors, students, veterans, children over 8, persons who identify as disabled; free for children younger than 8 and Peekskill residents from 12-4 on sewing days

Help combine a mixture of fabrics, patterns, colors, and designs to create a landmark artwork for the community! In this workshop, you'll join ...

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Art Workshop: Soft Sculptures in Sacred Black

  • Mar. 01, 2020, 10am-1pm
  • Wave Hill
  • West 249th Street and Independence Avenue, Bronx
  • Teen, Adult
  • $55

Use salvaged fabric and other materials to create soft sculptures with wishes and intentions stuffed inside. Registration required. 

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Open Studio: Plaster

  • Mar. 01, 2020, 11:00am-1:00pm
  • Noguchi Museum
  • 32-37 Vernon Boulevard, Long Island City
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • Free with museum admission ($10; free for children younger than 13)

Families with children ages 2–11 are invited to explore the galleries and participate in art-making activities in the studio.

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THE LITTLE ORCHESTRA SOCIETY: BRINGING STORIES TO LIFE

  • Mar. 01, 2020, 4-4:45pm and 5-5:45pm
  • Brooklyn Children's Museum
  • 145 Brooklyn Ave., Crown Heights
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $13

This interactive musical workshop explores the music of different cultures around the world and engages audiences through movement, song, composition, and an introduction to world instruments. Space is limited. 

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One Fish, Two Fish

  • Mar. 02, 2020, 11am
  • The Whaling Museum and Education Center
  • 301 Main St., Cold Spring Harbor
  • Pre-school & younger
  • $12 for child/grown-up pair; $6 members

Celebrate Dr. Seuss with a story time, craft, a snack, and scavenger hunt. 

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Exploring Art Through Artists: Amanda Browder Public Sewing Day

  • Mar. 07, 2020, 10:30am-3:30pm
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • All Ages
  • $7.50; $6.50 seniors; free for members, children younger than 1, and active duty military personnel and their families within the same household

Join WCM for a special opportunity to contribute to an exciting Public Art Textile Project and learn all about fabric sculptures. 

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Representing Recreation: Multimedia Art Workshop

  • Mar. 07, 2020, 1:30pm
  • Hudson River Museum
  • 511 Warburton Ave., Yonkers
  • All Ages
  • Free with general admission: $8; $5 seniors 62 and older, students, veterans; $4 ages 3-18; free for children younger than 3

Take a brief tour of the exhibition, "Derrick Adams: Buoyant" then, use paint, fabrics, and paper to create artworks that explore the recreational aspects of your life on floaters, either real or imagined.

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Women of the Nation Arise!

  • Mar. 07, 2020, 2-4pm
  • Staten Island Museum
  • 1000 Richmond Terrace, Bldg. A, Staten Island
  • All Ages
  • $8; $5 students and seniors; $2 children 2-12; free for members

Join the museum for the public opening and reception of this dynamic new exhibition honoring the centennial of the 19th amendment.

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Family Art Workshop: Voting Rocks!

  • Mar. 07, 2020, 1-3pm
  • Staten Island Museum
  • 1000 Richmond Terrace, Bldg. A, Staten Island
  • All Ages
  • $8; $5 students and seniors; $2 children 2-12; free for members

This drop-in art workshops fun for all ages!

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Best Birthday Party Ever

  • Mar. 07, 2020, 10am-5pm
  • Stepping Stones Museum for Children
  • 303 West Ave., Norwalk
  • All Ages
  • $16; $12 children and seniors; free for children younger than 1

Stepping Stones is Twenty and Stepping Stones Museum for Children is inviting ALL of their best friends, like YOU, to the Best Birthday P...

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Family Day: Guided Tour + Workshop

  • Mar. 07, 2020, 10am-12pm
  • One River School of Art + Design
  • 150 Woodbury Rd, Woodbury
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Parents and young artists will have an opportunity to learn about today's art with a guided gallery tour and to make their own artwork! RSVP required. 

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Science Saturday Workshop: Lunar Explorer

  • Mar. 07, 2020, 2-3pm
  • Long Island Science Center
  • 40 Peconic Avenue, Riverhead
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • $10 admission plus $5 workshop fee; free for members

Go on a space adventure and learn about the phases of the moon, plus make your own edible moon phase and a "moon rock" to explode at home. 

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Tours for Immigrant Families

  • Mar. 07, 2020, 10:30-11:45am
  • Whitney Museum of American Art
  • 99 Gansevoort St., Meatpacking District
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • FREE

Bring your family to the Museum for a free tour and fun activities!

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TAKEOVER! Artist-Led Workshop: Combination Creatures for Kids with Jodi Bentivegna

  • Mar. 07, 2020, 3pm
  • Southampton Arts Center
  • 25 Jobs Lane, Southampton
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $20; $15 friends of SAC

Children will take turns drawing different sections of a creature’s body on large format folded paper. Ages 4-13.

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International Women's Day!

  • Mar. 08, 2020, 10am-5pm
  • Staten Island Museum
  • 1000 Richmond Terrace, Bldg. A, Staten Island
  • All Ages
  • Free admission all day

Celebrate International Women’s Day with free admission to the museum all day. 

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International Women's Day: The Riot Grrrls

  • Mar. 08, 2020, 12-1pm; 1-2pm; 2-3pm
  • Staten Island Children's Museum
  • 1000 Richmond Ave., Staten Island
  • All Ages
  • $8; free for members

In Collaboration with Staten Island Zine League Girl Power, learn about the Riot Grrrl movement and 'zines. Then create your own 'zine.

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Life Through The Lens: Alice Austen Birthday Tribute

  • Mar. 08, 2020, 2-3pm and 3-4pm
  • Staten Island Children's Museum
  • 1000 Richmond Ave., Staten Island
  • All Ages
  • $8; free for members

Join the Alice Austen House for a photography workshop. Get a timed ticket at front desk.

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Baby Shark

  • Mar. 08, 2020, 11am-2pm
  • Stepping Stones Museum for Children
  • 303 West Ave., Norwalk
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • $16; $12 children and seniors; free for children younger than 1

Stepping Stones is Twenty and Stepping Stones Museum for Children is inviting ALL of their best friends, like YOU, to the Best Birthday P...

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History Hunters: A Kid's Life at Synagogue

  • Mar. 08, 2020, 11:00am-12:30pm
  • Museum at Eldridge Street
  • 12 Eldridge St., Lower East Side
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $15 adults; $10 children

The past comes alive in this interactive series that takes you back in time to discover what it was like to be a child on the Lower East Side more than a century ago. Learn what it was like to go to shul as a kid in the early 1900s. 

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Family Afternoon—Stories of the Sahara

  • Mar. 08, 2020, 1:00-4:00pm
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • 1000 Fifth Ave., Upper East Side
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • Free with Museum admission ($25 adults; free for children younger than 13)

This afternoon's theme for hands-on family fun is Stories of the Sahara.

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Stroller Tour- JR: Chronicles

  • Mar. 11, 2020, 10-11am
  • Brooklyn Museum
  • 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn
  • Baby, Adult
  • $20; $16 in advance; $14 members

This baby-friendly program features touchable objects, songs, exploration of the art in the galleries, and an opportunity to connect with other adults.

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Young Discoverers: Getting to Know Dr. Seuss & The Cat in the Hat

  • Mar. 11, 2020, 11-11:30am
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $7.50; $6.50 seniors; free for members, children younger than 1, and active duty military personnel and their families within the same household

Read The Cat in the Hat and take a closer look at patterns like the iconic red-and-white striped cap and everyone goes home with one of their own! Ages 2-5. Sign ups begin when the Museum opens.

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Homeschool STEM Class & Meet-up: Codebotics

  • Mar. 11, 2020, 1-2pm
  • Long Island Science Center
  • 40 Peconic Avenue, Riverhead
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • $12; $8 members

Students have a fully hands-on experience of coding and seeing the results as their mini robot comes to life and obeys their commands. Advanced registration required. 

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Scout Night Meet-up - Juniors: Detective

  • Mar. 13, 2020, 5:30-7pm
  • Long Island Science Center
  • 40 Peconic Avenue, Riverhead
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $10 per scout

Search the scene for clues, analyze your findings, and interpret the evidence to identify a suspect and earn your Detective Badge. 

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Brigitte Loritz Retrospective

  • Mar. 14, 2020, 1-3pm
  • The Rye Arts Center
  • The Rye Arts Center, 51 Milton Road, Rye
  • All Ages
  • FREE

This retrospective exhibit will highlight a small selection of the vast body of work by long-time RAC Instructor, Brigitte Loritz. 

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Pi Night 2020

  • Mar. 14, 2020, 6:30-9:00pm
  • National Museum of Mathematics
  • 11 East 26th Street, Midtown
  • All Ages
  • $35

Join MoMath for a special Pi Night celebration featuring all sorts of pi - play with some new pi-themed manipulatives, try out the new "Pi Detector, enjoy pi-themed refreshments, and even participate in a giant group demonstration of the meaning of pi!

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DRAG QUEEN STORY HOUR

  • Mar. 14, 2020, 11am-12pm
  • Brooklyn Children's Museum
  • 145 Brooklyn Ave., Crown Heights
  • All Ages
  • $13

Join BCM for this interactive art and storytime program that celebrates the uniqueness of all kids and families.

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Pi Day Party!

  • Mar. 14, 2020, 12-1pm
  • Staten Island Children's Museum
  • 1000 Richmond Ave., Staten Island
  • All Ages
  • $8; free for members

Hear the story of Sir Cumference and the Dragon of Pi. Do circle- and pie-related crafts. Enjoy pizza pie!

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Science Saturday Workshop: Pi Day

  • Mar. 14, 2020, 2-3pm
  • Long Island Science Center
  • 40 Peconic Avenue, Riverhead
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • $10 admission plus $5 workshop fee; free for members

Celebrate Pi Day, recite the infinite digits of Pi, talk to friends about math, and eat pie.

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All The Ladies: Joanie Leeds' Album Launch

  • Mar. 14, 2020, 2:00 and 3:00pm
  • Children's Museum of Manhattan
  • 212 W. 83rd St., Upper West Side
  • All Ages
  • FREE Free with museum admission ($15; free for children younger than 1)

Joanie’s new album All The Ladies serves up passionate and honest female empowerment folk tunes celebrating International Women’s Day, Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s birthday, and 2020 as the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote. All The Ladies is produced by GRAMMY Award Winner Lucy Kalantari. 

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Watercolor Workshop for Kids

  • Mar. 14, 2020, 10-11:30am
  • CLINTON ACADEMY
  • 151 Main Street, East Hampton
  • Tween
  • $35

Use visual stimulation from the exhibits to create a maritime-based watercolor. Recommended age for kids 10-13. Call to register. 

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Irish Pirates

  • Mar. 14, 2020, 12pm
  • The Whaling Museum and Education Center
  • 301 Main St., Cold Spring Harbor
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $12 children; $6 adults; half off for members

Dress in your favorite pirate outfit and learn how Grace O’Malley rose to the top of the male dominated world of piracy. Then decorate a Jolly Roger, pirate hat, and eye patch.

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Family Fun with ARTful Adventures: Op Art!

  • Mar. 14, 2020, 11:15am, check in; 11:30am-1pm, program
  • Hofstra University Museum of Art Emily Lowe Gallery
  • 1000 Fulton Ave., Hempstead
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $12; $10 in advance

Bring your child to the Museum to look at and discuss art and then engage in a hands-on art project. Advance registration is required. Ages 5-10. 

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Con Edison Family Day: Make Your Own Button to Support Your Cause

  • Mar. 14, 2020, 12:00-2:00pm
  • Morris-Jumel Mansion
  • 65 Jumel Terrace, Harlem
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Celebrate Women’s History Month by designing a buttons to share an idea or a cause.

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Storybook Reading and Activity: The Sugar Bush

  • Mar. 14, 2020, 1:00-2:00pm
  • National Museum of the American Indian
  • 1 Bowling Green, Lower Manhattan
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join museum staff in the imagiNATIONS Activity Center classroom for a storybook reading and related make-and-take activity. March's selection is The Sugar Bush by Winona LaDuke and Waseyabin Kapashesit.

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St. Patrick's Day Steps

  • Mar. 15, 2020, 2-3pm
  • Staten Island Children's Museum
  • 1000 Richmond Ave., Staten Island
  • All Ages
  • $8; free for members

Celebrate Irish heritage and a local Irish step dance troupe led by Staten Islander Dawn Daniels.

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Dance with Cumbe: Center for African and Diaspora Dance

  • Mar. 15, 2020, 3-3:30pm and 4-4:30pm
  • Brooklyn Children's Museum
  • 145 Brooklyn Ave., Crown Heights
  • All Ages
  • $13

Learn new movements, hear new rhythms, and express yourself to the beat.

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ACCESS-ability

  • Mar. 16, 2020, 2-5pm
  • Stepping Stones Museum for Children
  • 303 West Ave., Norwalk
  • All Ages
  • $16; $12 children and seniors; free for children younger than 1

This is a supportive, sensory-friendly experience for individuals with sensory processing differences and other special needs. An&nb...

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Open Studio for Kids

  • Mar. 19, 2020, 3:45-5pm
  • Neuberger Museum
  • 735 Anderson Hill Rd, Purchase
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $20; $5 members

Paint without paintbrushes like Jackson Pollock! Register online. 

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Ask A Professional: Essex Financial Service

  • Mar. 19, 2020, 5:30-6:30pm
  • Stepping Stones Museum for Children
  • 303 West Ave., Norwalk
  • Adult
  • FREE

Have you ever wondered if you are saving enough for your child’s education or your retirement?  How would your finances be impacted if y...

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Brain Day

  • Mar. 20, 2020, 2:00-4:30pm
  • New York Hall of Science
  • 4701 111th St., Corona
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • Free with museum admission ($20 adults; $15 children)

As part of NYC Brain Awareness Week, scientists and NYSCI Explainers describe the brain’s different parts, demonstrate how it allows us to sense our environment and control our muscles, and discover similarities between human and animal cognition.

 

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Special ShopRite Kidz Cook: New Year Nowruz

  • Mar. 20, 2020, Fridays, 3-4pm and 4-5pm
  • Staten Island Children's Museum
  • 1000 Richmond Ave., Staten Island
  • All Ages
  • $8; free for members

Nowruz is the Iranian New Year, also known as Persian New Year. Create a traditional treat for the occasion.

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COLLEGE READINESS WORKSHOP: INS AND OUTS OF FINANCIAL AID

  • Mar. 21, 2020, 10:30am-2:00pm
  • New York Hall of Science
  • 4701 111th St., Corona
  • Teen
  • FREE

Not all financial aid is equal! Join this interactive workshop with a college financial aid professional who helps explain the types of financial aid available to undergraduate students, and who qualifies for them.

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Farmhouse Family Day: Women's Art, Women's Work

  • Mar. 21, 2020, 11am-3pm
  • Wyckoff House Museum
  • 5816 Clarendon Road, East Flatbush
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

During this artist-led workshop, explore crafts and objects from the Colonial era, dive into some picture books, and tour the historic house and grounds. Ages 4-11. Reservations recommended.

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Science Saturday Workshop: World Water Day

  • Mar. 21, 2020, 2-3pm
  • Long Island Science Center
  • 40 Peconic Avenue, Riverhead
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • $10 admission plus $5 workshop fee; free for members

Learn about water conservation and what you can do to make a difference for International World Water Day.

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ARCH MADNESS

  • Mar. 21, 2020, 10:30-11:45am
  • Skyscraper Museum
  • 39 Battery Place, Battery Park City
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $5

In the spirit of “March Madness,” architectural features of skyscrapers will be pitted against each other and young architects will have to choose which ones will rise to the top.

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Vida Americana Family Day

  • Mar. 21, 2020, 10:30am-3:00pm
  • Whitney Museum of American Art
  • 99 Gansevoort St., Meatpacking District
  • All Ages
  • $25; free for anyone younger than 19

Create huge murals with an artist, take fun family portraits, and explore the museum through interactive tours. All activities will be conducted in both Spanish and English.

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SUPER SÁBADO! Family Day at El Museo del Barrio

  • Mar. 21, 2020, 12:00-5:00pm
  • El Museo Del Barrio
  • 1230 Fifth Ave., East Harlem
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Bring la familia and enjoy a fun-filled day of art-making workshops, storytelling, concerts, and more. SUPER SÁBADO! showcases traditions, cultural expressions, and the latest in Latino art.

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Shape Studio for Tots

  • Mar. 21, 2020, 12:00pm
  • Scandinavia House
  • 58 Park Avenue, New York
  • Pre-school & younger
  • Free with Children's Center admission ($15)

Pure forms and colors inspire our tiny artists in this process-based, playful workshop open to Children's Center Saturday visitors.

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Panel Discussion: Perspectives on the Suffrage Centennial

  • Mar. 22, 2020, 2-3:30pm
  • Staten Island Museum
  • 1000 Richmond Terrace, Bldg. A, Staten Island
  • All Ages
  • $8; $5 students and seniors; $2 children 2-12; free for members

Hear firsthand the conclusions reached by the panel about Staten Island’s role in expanding voting rights.

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Remembering Poet Audre Lorde

  • Mar. 22, 2020, 2-3pm
  • Staten Island Children's Museum
  • 1000 Richmond Ave., Staten Island
  • All Ages
  • $8; free for members

Join Staten Island OUTloud to discuss Audre Lorde's life and work, then see a dance performance inspired by her poems.

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Sunday Studio

  • Mar. 22, 2020, 2:00-3:30pm
  • DiMenna Children's History Museum at New-York Historical Society
  • 170 Central Park W., Upper West Side
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $15

Have you ever wanted to screen-print a portrait like Andy Warhol or paint a mural like Keith Haring? Then join us and learn about the lives and work of the amazing artists who called New York home! 

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SAGE Story Time

  • Mar. 26, 2020, 4-5pm
  • Staten Island Children's Museum
  • 1000 Richmond Ave., Staten Island
  • All Ages
  • $8; free for members

In collaboration with SAGE-pride center of Staten Island.

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Dance with Cumbe: Center for African and Diaspora Dance

  • Mar. 26, 2020, 3-3:30pm and 4-4:30pm
  • Brooklyn Children's Museum
  • 145 Brooklyn Ave., Crown Heights
  • All Ages
  • $13

Learn new movements, hear new rhythms, and express yourself to the beat.

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Scout Night Meet-up - Bears: Forensics

  • Mar. 27, 2020, 5:30-7pm
  • Long Island Science Center
  • 40 Peconic Avenue, Riverhead
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $10

Bear Scouts, join LISC for a fun evening of play and learning. Meet fellow scout groups and complete your Forensics Adventure during this Scout Nig...

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FREE Arts Day!

  • Mar. 28, 2020, 1pm
  • The Rye Arts Center
  • The Rye Arts Center, 51 Milton Road, Rye
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Enjoy this day of free hands-on activities to explore everything from Painting and Ceramics to 3D Printing and Laser Cutting, plus a free children's concert.

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Good Deed of the Month Club: The Lorax by Dr. Seuss

  • Mar. 28, 2020, 11-11:30am
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $7.50; $6.50 seniors; free for members, children younger than 1, and active duty military personnel and their families within the same household

Read The Lorax in honor of Dr. Seuss's birthmonth and go home with your very own Truffula Trees! Ages 4-8. Sign ups begin at 10am when the Museum opens.

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Super Science: Fossils

  • Mar. 28, 2020, 1-3pm
  • Staten Island Museum
  • 1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $8; $5 students and seniors; $2 children 2-12; free for members

Check out hands-on science experiments for kids 6-12!

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What's the Word' SI Reading Assos. Literacy Day

  • Mar. 28, 2020, 1-4pm
  • Staten Island Children's Museum
  • 1000 Richmond Ave., Staten Island
  • All Ages
  • $8; free for members

Meet authors and enjoy reading workshops and activities. Grab giveaways while supplies last!

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Celebrate Holi

  • Mar. 28, 2020, 11am-4pm
  • Brooklyn Children's Museum
  • 145 Brooklyn Ave., Crown Heights
  • All Ages
  • $13

Celebrate Holi with a day of art, dance, food, and wonder and wear white for traditional color powder play!

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Living History: March with the Suffragists!

  • Mar. 28, 2020, 12:00-4:00pm
  • DiMenna Children's History Museum at New-York Historical Society
  • 170 Central Park W., Upper West Side
  • All Ages
  • Free with museum admission ($22 adults; $6 children ages 5-13; free for children younger than 5)

Join historical interpreters as they make signs and sashes, chant slogans, and devise strategies to encourage men to vote "yes" on women's suffrage.

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Unity Quilt Sewing Day

  • Mar. 28, 2020, 12-4pm
  • Hudson Valley Museum of Contemporary Art
  • 1701 Main St, Peekskill
  • All Ages
  • Free with admission: $10; $6 students and seniors 65 and older; $4 children 6-18; free for children younger than 6 and free admission to grounds on Saturday until noon.

Help combine a mixture of fabrics, patterns, colors, and designs to create a landmark artwork for the community! In this workshop, you'll join ...

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LEGO® Weekend

  • Mar. 07, 2020 - Mar. 08, 2020 , 10am-5pm
  • THE MARITIME AQUARIUM AT NORWALK
  • 10 N. Water Street, Norwalk
  • All Ages
  • Free with admission: $26.95; $24.95 seniors 65 and older; $19.95 ages 3-12

Help create an enormous ocean scene using everyone’s favorite building blocks during “LEGO® Weekend”.

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Family Art Project: Homage to Spring Light

  • Mar. 07, 2020 - Mar. 08, 2020 , 10am-1pm
  • Wave Hill
  • West 249th Street and Independence Avenue, Bronx
  • All Ages
  • $10; $6 students and seniors 65 and older; $4 children 6-18; free for children younger than 6 and free admission to grounds on Saturday until noon.

Join artist Samanta Batra Mehta to create "drawing sculptures" with mylar, gold leaf, and upcycled materials, to capture the light of early spring.

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Zoom! Zap! Zow!

  • Mar. 07, 2020 - Mar. 08, 2020 , 10am-5pm
  • Brooklyn Children's Museum
  • 145 Brooklyn Ave., Crown Heights
  • All Ages
  • $13

Discover new superpowers and become your own superhero with lots of activities. 

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Living History: Meet Sylvia Rivera

  • Mar. 07, 2020 - Mar. 08, 2020 , Saturday and Sunday, 12:00-4:00pm
  • DiMenna Children's History Museum at New-York Historical Society
  • 170 Central Park W., Upper West Side
  • All Ages
  • Free with museum admission ($22 adults; $6 children ages 5-13; free for children younger than 5)

Meet activist Sylvia Rivera, as portrayed by actor, artist, and educator Summer Minerva. Listen as Sylvia reflects on Stonewall, witness a retelling of one of her speeches, and then ask your very own questions about her life.

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Model Magic Casts

  • Mar. 14, 2020 - Mar. 15, 2020 , Saturday and Sunday, 10:00am-5:00pm
  • Children's Museum of the Arts
  • 103 Charlton St., Soho
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • Free with museum admission ($13; free for children younger than 1)

Create expressive containers out of upcycled materials, then use Model Magic to capture the container’s shape in a clay sculpture.

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Museum Overnight - Sleep Under the Planes!

  • Mar. 20, 2020 - Mar. 21, 2020 , Friday, 7:30pm-Saturday, 8am
  • Cradle of Aviation Museum
  • Charles Lindbergh Blvd. , Garden City
  • All Ages
  • $50

Sleepover includes a night full of hands-on activities, a giant dome theater movie, snacks, and a light breakfast.

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Brain Awareness Weekend

  • Mar. 21, 2020 - Mar. 22, 2020 , Saturday and Sunday, 12:00-5:00pm
  • The American Museum of Natural History
  • 200 Central Park W., Upper West Side
  • All Ages
  • free with museum admission ($23; $13 children ages 2-12; free for children younger than 2)

Celebrate the wonders of the brain and learn how this remarkable organ evolved in animals to make sense of surroundings and guide behaviors. 

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Egg Drop Challenge

  • Mar. 21, 2020 - Mar. 22, 2020 , 10-11:30am
  • Children's Museum of the East End
  • 376 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton
  • All Ages
  • $20; $5 members

Can you create protective container that will keep an egg from breaking following by a 10-foot drop? Register online.

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Yarn Bombing

  • Mar. 28, 2020 - Mar. 29, 2020 , Saturday and Sunday, 10:00am-5:00pm
  • Children's Museum of the Arts
  • 103 Charlton St., Soho
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • Free with museum admission ($13; free for children younger than 1)

This weekend in the gallery we will transform the white columns into colorful displays. Using yarn and fabric strips, add your own design by wrapping or crocheting.

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City Symphonies

  • Mar. 05, 2020 - Mar. 07, 2020 , 3/5, 1:50-6:00pm; 3/7, 10:00am-5:00pm
  • Children's Museum of the Arts
  • 103 Charlton St., Soho
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • Free with museum admission ($13; free for children younger than 1)

Use your voice and the instruments in the Sound Booth to record sound effects and create your own city symphony!

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Women Leading the Way

  • Mar. 26, 2020 - Mar. 29, 2020 , Thurs-Sat: 10:00am-5:00pm; Sun: 1:00-5:00pm
  • Sotheby's New York
  • 1334 York Avenue, New York
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Lycee Francais de New York and Mireille Miller, artist and art teacher, present an exhibit of student work from "Women Leading the Way," ...

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Potato Printing

  • Feb. 26, 2020 - Mar. 01, 2020 , Wednesday, 10am-2pm; Saturday and Sunday, 1-5pm
  • Long Island Explorium
  • Port Jeff Harbor 101 East Broadway, Port Jefferson
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $5

Design your own gift-wrapping paper and explore the technology of potato printing.

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Origami Balloon Interior Designs

  • Mar. 02, 2020 - Mar. 06, 2020 , 3/2 and 3/6, 1:00-5:00pm; 3/5, 1:00-6:00pm
  • Children's Museum of the Arts
  • 103 Charlton St., Soho
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • Free with museum admission ($13; free for children younger than 1)

Ceate the inside of any room on a piece of paper, then fold that paper into a origami balloon to be inflated with a nifty viewing hole.

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Spring Has Sprung!

  • Mar. 16, 2020 - Mar. 20, 2020 , 3/16, 1:00-5:00pm; 3/19, 1:00-6:00pm; 3/20, 1:00-5:00pm
  • Children's Museum of the Arts
  • 103 Charlton St., Soho
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • Free with museum admission ($13; free for children younger than 1)

Help decorate the museum with flowers, foliage, butterflies, bees, and any other spring-related sculpture.

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Stan Brakhage: Colorscapes

  • Mar. 23, 2020 - Mar. 27, 2020 , 3/23 and 3/27, 12:00-5:00pm; 3/26, 12:00-6:00pm
  • Children's Museum of the Arts
  • 103 Charlton St., Soho
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • Free with museum admission ($13; free for children younger than 1)

Use light tables, acetate, and watercolor to create your own experimental film.

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Reader’s Theater

  • Mar. 17, 2020 - Mar. 22, 2020 , 1pm
  • Stepping Stones Museum for Children
  • 303 West Ave., Norwalk
  • All Ages
  • $16; $12 children and seniors; free for children younger than 1

This is a supportive, sensory-friendly experience for individuals with sensory processing differences and other special needs. An&nb...

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Science Sunday

  • Mar. 08, 2020 - Mar. 15, 2020 , Sundays, 11:30am-12:15pm and 1:30-2:15pm
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $7.50; $6.50 seniors; free for members, children younger than 1, and active duty military personnel and their families within the same household

Science Sunday is an exciting and dynamic lesson complete with hands-on activities, awesome experiments, and fun facts. Ages 7 and older. 

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Pre-Purim Fun

  • Mar. 01, 2020 - Mar. 09, 2020 , Sundays, 10am-5:30pm; Monday-Thursday, 10am-4pm
  • Jewish Children's Museum
  • 792 Eastern Parkway, Crown Heights
  • All Ages
  • $13; $10 seniors 65 and older

Get in the Purim spirit with holiday crafts, activities, and more!

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Storytime

  • Mar. 14, 2020 - Mar. 25, 2020 , 3/14 and 3/25, 11:30am
  • Hudson River Museum
  • 511 Warburton Ave., Yonkers
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Active youngsters and their caregivers explore Derrick Adams: Buoyant and hear stories about swimming and family fun.

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Watson Adventures’ Wizard School Scavenger Hunt for Harry Potter Fans

  • Feb. 08, 2020 - Mar. 21, 2020 , 2/8, 2/17, 2/20, and 3/21, 10:30am-12:30pm
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • 1000 Fifth Avenue, Upper East Side
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $31-$39 (includes museum admission)

Young wizards will enjoy a trip to the Metropolitan Museum, in search of art that echoes characters and enchanted objects in the Harry Potter books.

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MOCACREATE: Vintage Family Albums

  • Mar. 07, 2020 - Mar. 21, 2020 , 3/7 and 3/21, 2:00-5:00pm
  • Museum of Chinese in America
  • 215 Centre Street, Chinatown
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult, All Ages
  • Free with museum admission ($12; $8 for children, students, and seniors)

Illustrate and then "vintage-fy" beloved family memories by aging them with tea and coffee. Showcase them in a personalized scrapbook page.

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OPEN STUDIO FOR FAMILIES

  • Mar. 14, 2020 - Mar. 28, 2020 , Saturdays, 11am-12:30pm
  • Parrish Art Museum
  • 279 Montauk Highway, Water Mill
  • All Ages
  • $12; $9 seniors; free for children younger than 18, students with ID, and members

Take a tour of the galleries and create art through hands-on activities.

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Art for Tots | Set the Stage: Dance, Dance, Dance

  • Feb. 22, 2020 - Mar. 08, 2020 , 2/22 and 3/8, 10:30-11:45am
  • Noguchi Museum
  • 32-37 Vernon Boulevard, Long Island City
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • $10 per family

Learn strategies for engaging your child during museum visits. For children ages 2-4. Reservations required. 

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Future Scientist Workshop: Junior Be a Botanist and Be a Botanist

  • Mar. 11, 2020 - Mar. 28, 2020 , 3/11, Ages 3-4; 3/28, Ages 5-17; 2-3pm
  • Long Island Science Center
  • 40 Peconic Avenue, Riverhead
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • $10 admission plus $5 workshop fee; free for members

Participants will have a chance to learn about plants and seeds and even plant one of their own to take home and watch grow.

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Studio Saturdays

  • Jan. 04, 2020 - Mar. 28, 2020 , Saturdays, 12-3pm
  • Nassau County Museum of Art
  • 1 Museum Drive, Roslyn Harbor
  • All Ages
  • $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.

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Family Sundays

  • Jan. 05, 2020 - Mar. 29, 2020 , Sundays, family tour at 1pm; drop in between 1:30-4pm
  • Nassau County Museum of Art
  • 1 Museum Drive, Roslyn Harbor
  • All Ages
  • $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

Reconnect while talking about and making art together.

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OPEN STUDIO FOR FAMILIES

  • Feb. 08, 2020 - Feb. 29, 2020 , Saturdays, 11am-12:30pm
  • Parrish Art Museum
  • 279 Montauk Hwy., Water Mill
  • All Ages
  • Free with admission: $12; $9 seniors; free for children younger than 18 and members

Take a tour of the galleries and create art through hands-on activities. Drop in sessions are limited to 30 minutes. All ages must be accompanied by an adult. 

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Art for Families | Defiant Art: Break the Rules

  • Feb. 15, 2020 - Mar. 07, 2020 , 2/15, 2/23, 3/7, 10:30am-12:30pm
  • Noguchi Museum
  • 32-37 Vernon Boulevard, Long Island City
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $10 per family

Engage with your children in discussions about art in the galleries, and work together or individually to make your own works of art. Reservations required.

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The Wizard School Scavenger Hunt 2: The Museum of Magical History at AMNH

  • Feb. 22, 2020 - Mar. 14, 2020 , 2/22 and 3/14, 10:30am
  • The American Museum of Natural History
  • 200 Central Park W., Upper West Side
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $29.50-$45.00 (includes museum admission)

Search for exhibits that echo characters, places, and enchanted objects in the books and movies of the Harry Potter universe. Be prepared to track otherworldly creatures through a forbidden (rain) forest, dance with Hagrid-like giants, encounter a cute cousin of dragons, stalk hunters scarier than any Auror, and more. For ages 10 and older.

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Museum Minis

  • Mar. 05, 2020 - Apr. 30, 2020 , Thursdays, 10:30-11am
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Baby
  • $7.50; $6.50 seniors; free for members, children younger than 1, and active duty military personnel and their families within the same household

Toddlers (18-24 months) and parents/caregivers are invited for half an hour of songs, moving, and fun! Sign ups begin when the Museum opens at 10am.

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Sculpt & Shape: 3D Art Day

  • Mar. 05, 2020 - Mar. 26, 2020 , Thursdays, 1:30-4:30pm
  • Staten Island Children's Museum
  • 1000 Richmond Ave., Staten Island
  • All Ages
  • $8; free for members

Join the museum for this Walk-In Workshop and create your own artwork!

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Exploring Play: Getting to Know Dr. Seuss & The Cat in the Hat

  • Mar. 06, 2020 - Mar. 27, 2020 , Fridays, 11-11:30am
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • $7.50; $6.50 seniors; free for members, children younger than 1, and active duty military personnel and their families within the same household

Read The Cat in the Hat and and talk about the special patterns in the rhymes as well as the cat’s costume. You’ll even get to make your own patterned hats to take home! Sign ups begin when the Museum opens at 10am.

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ShopRite Kidz Cook

  • Mar. 06, 2020 - Mar. 27, 2020 , Fridays, 3-4pm and 4-5pm **DIFFERENT PROGRAM 3/20**
  • Staten Island Children's Museum
  • 1000 Richmond Ave., Staten Island
  • All Ages
  • $8; free for members

Hear a passage from A Woman's Place... by Deepi Ahluwalia. Create a recipe inspired by one of the pioneering women. 

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Family Science Workshop

  • Mar. 07, 2020 - Mar. 28, 2020 , Saturdays, 1pm
  • Hudson River Museum
  • 511 Warburton Avenue, Yonkers
  • All Ages
  • Free with admission: $8; $5 seniors 62 and older, students, veterans; $4 ages 3-18; free for members and children younger than 3

Experiment with solar photovoltaics, and make a colorful model of leaf anatomy to bring home. 

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MAKE IT: FELT PAINTING

  • Feb. 08, 2020 - Mar. 01, 2020 , Weekends, 1:30-3:00pm and 3:30-5:00pm
  • New York Hall of Science
  • 4701 111th St., Corona
  • Tween, Teen
  • Free with museum admission ($20 adults; $15 children)

Take inspiration from the microscopic world as you explore the art of needle felting to “paint” unique and colorful works of wool art.

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Family Art Workshop

  • Mar. 07, 2020 - Mar. 29, 2020 , Saturdays and Sundays, 1-4pm
  • Hudson River Museum
  • 511 Warburton Avenue, Yonkers
  • All Ages
  • Free with admission: $8; $5 seniors 62 and older, students, veterans; $4 ages 3-18; free for members and children younger than 3

Participants will make self-portraits floating on calm waters in unicorn- or candy-shaped plastic floaties.

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Family Art Workshops: Art as Activism

  • Mar. 07, 2020 - Mar. 29, 2020 , Weekends, 10:30am and 2:00pm
  • The Museum of Modern Art
  • 11 W. 53rd St., Midtown
  • Tween, Teen
  • Free with museum admission ($25; free for children younger than 17)

Turn your attention to art that comments, responds, and reacts to the times we live in and create artworks that send a message. Advance registration required. 

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The Nature of Color

  • Mar. 09, 2020 - Mar. 31, 2020 , See website for days and times
  • The American Museum of Natural History
  • 200 Central Park W., Upper West Side
  • All Ages
  • Free with Museum admission ($23 adults; $13 children)

Explore the world of color in this immersive and interactive exhibit!

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Story Tots

  • Jan. 03, 2020 - Mar. 27, 2020 , Fridays, 10-11am
  • Nassau County Museum of Art
  • 1 Museum Drive, Roslyn Harbor
  • Pre-school & younger
  • $5; free for members

Listen to story books read aloud and nurture creative expression while exploring various art materials and processes.

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Family Studio: Science

  • Feb. 01, 2020 - Feb. 29, 2020 , Saturdays, 1-4pm
  • Hudson River Museum
  • 511 Warburton Ave., Yonkers
  • All Ages
  • $8; $5 seniors 62 and older, students, veterans; $4 ages 3-18; free for members and children younger than 3

Use scrap wood to make a birdhouse, a bat house, or even a bee house, then decorate it.

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Family Studio: Art

  • Feb. 01, 2020 - Feb. 29, 2020 , Saturdays, 1-4pm
  • Hudson River Museum
  • 511 Warburton Ave., Yonkers
  • All Ages
  • $8; $5 seniors 62 and older, students, veterans; $4 ages 3-18; free for members and children younger than 3

Look closely at your surroundings and explore ways to capture the textures and shapes you like most in the clay by rolling it, poking it, and scratching it with a pencil.

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Visual Arts Studio

  • Feb. 01, 2020 - Feb. 29, 2020 , Saturdays and Sundays, 1-4pm
  • Staten Island Children’s Museum
  • 1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $8; free for members and children younger than 1

Construct work in honor of Betye Saar and learn about her life as the museum celebrates celebrate Black History Month.

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Tours for Fours: Who Are You' People in Art

  • Feb. 01, 2020 - Feb. 29, 2020 , Saturdays and Sundays, 10:20am
  • The Museum of Modern Art
  • 11 W. 53rd St., Midtown
  • Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Look, listen, and share ideas while you explore modern and contemporary art. Movement, drawing, and other gallery activities give everyone the chance to participate.

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A Closer Look for Kids: Art in Action, Action in Art

  • Feb. 01, 2020 - Feb. 29, 2020 , Saturdays and Sundays, 10:20am
  • The Museum of Modern Art
  • 11 W. 53rd St., Midtown
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Engage in lively discussions and fun activities while looking closely at modern masterpieces and cutting-edge contemporary art.

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Stripes stART for Children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder

  • Feb. 29, 2020 - Mar. 28, 2020 , 2/29, 3/14, 3/28, 9:30-10:45am
  • Children's Museum of the Arts
  • 103 Charlton St., Soho
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • Free with museum admission ($13; free for children younger than 1)

Kids can explore different art mediums through sensory experiences, music, and movement activities. Children build motor skills and self-regulated independence and social skills while connecting with their siblings and caregivers. Registration required. 

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Story Time

  • Mar. 01, 2020 - Mar. 29, 2020 , Weekends, 11:30am
  • DiMenna Children's History Museum at New-York Historical Society
  • 170 Central Park W., Upper West Side
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • Free with museum admission ($22 adults; $6 children ages 5-13; free for children younger than 5)

Head to the museum every Saturday and Sunday for a story time inspired by history!

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Women of the Revolutionary War

  • Mar. 01, 2020 - Mar. 29, 2020 , Saturdays, 1:00pm and 2:00pm; Sundays, 1:00pm
  • Fraunces Tavern Museum
  • 54 Pearl Street, Downtown
  • All Ages
  • Free with museum admission ($7 adults, $4 children ages 6-17, free for children younger than 6)

Explore the incredible, often overlooked stories of women who played a pivotal role in the Revolution, including patriotic women fighting for independence, loyalist women fighting to suppress the rebellion, and African American and Native American women whose future and security were caught in the cross fire.

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The Sound of Color Series: Six-Week Musical Gallery Tour + Art Workshop

  • Feb. 26, 2020 - Apr. 01, 2020 , Wednesdays, 3:30–4:30 pm
  • The Jewish Museum
  • 1109 Fifth Avenue, New York
  • Pre-school & younger
  • $200 for the series; $36 per session (Price per child includes 1-2 accompanying adults)

his six-week program for preschoolers and their families explores how music and art playfully intertwine. Each class will embark on a thematic musical tour of the Museum's galleries in partnership with The Diller-Quaile School of Music followed by an art-making experience in the studio.

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Start with Art at The Met

  • Jan. 16, 2020 - Feb. 27, 2020 , Select Thursdays (3:30-4:30pm) and Saturdays (11:00am-12:00pm
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • 1000 Fifth Ave., Upper East Side
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • Free with Museum admission ($25 adults; free for children younger than 13)

Share ideas and enjoy stories, sketching, and other gallery activities that bring works of art to life. For families with children ages 3–6.

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Perspectives

  • Mar. 08, 2020 - Apr. 19, 2020 , Mondays-Fridays, 10am-4pm; Saturdays and Sundays, 1-4pm; Opening Reception: March 8, 2-5pm
  • Rockland Center for the Arts
  • 27 South Greenbush Rd., West Nyack
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Artists Jean Michel Dissake, Dalit Gurevich, Russ Ritell, Mary Ting, and Jayoung Yoon convey life stories.

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Anthropocene Outpost: Stories of the Future

  • Mar. 08, 2020 - Apr. 19, 2020 , Opening Reception: March 8, 2-5pm; Mon-Fri 10-4, Sat & Sun 1-4
  • RoCA Rockland Center for the Arts
  • 27 S. Greenbush Road, West Nyack
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Zachary Skinner exhibits a selection of paintings and sculptures that depict the dystopian point of view of a nomadic lifestyle while roaming an environmentally-ravaged Earth.

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The Whodunit at the Met Family Scavenger Hunt

  • Jan. 04, 2020 - Feb. 29, 2020 , Saturday, 1/4 and 1/18, 10:30am; Wednesday 2/19, 10:30am; Saturday 2/29, 10:30am
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • 1000 Fifth Ave., Upper East Side
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $39 adults; $31 kids ages 10-17 (includes Museum admission)

In this mischievous mystery, kids and adults team up to search great works of art to expose a killer. For ages 10 and older.

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Build A Barn

  • Jan. 12, 2020 - Feb. 27, 2020 , See website for schedule
  • Jewish Children's Museum
  • 792 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $13

Discover different kinds of kosher animals and have fun building a barn for your kosher animals in this new temporary exhibit! 

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SuperPower Dog

  • Jun. 25, 2019 - Mar. 31, 2020 , See website for schedule
  • IMAX Theater, Maritime Aquarium
  • 10 N. Water St., Norwalk
  • All Ages
  • $24.95; $22.95 senior; $17.95 child

Meet remarkable dogs that save lives and discover the powerful bond they share with their human partners.

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imagiNATIONS Activity Center

  • Jan. 01, 2020 - Mar. 16, 2020 , daily, 10:00am-4:30pm
  • National Museum of the American Indian
  • 1 Bowling Green, Lower Manhattan
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Visitors of all ages will explore Native scientific discoveries and inventions so ingenious many continue to affect the modern world.

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Studio Art Sessions

  • Feb. 23, 2020 - May. 10, 2020 , Sundays, 1:00-4:00pm (no session 4/5)
  • The Jewish Museum
  • 1109 Fifth Ave., Upper East Side
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • Free with Museum Admission ($18; free for children younger than 19)

Explore new themes each week in these drop-in art workshops. Paint, draw, sculpt, or craft a work of art inspired by exhibitions on view.

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Dig Drop-In

  • Feb. 23, 2020 - May. 10, 2020 , Select Sundays, 12:00-3:00pm
  • The Jewish Museum
  • 1109 Fifth Ave., Upper East Side
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • Free with Museum Admission ($18; free for children younger than 19)

Kids discover a passion for ancient artifacts in the Museum’s simulated archaeological dig. RSVP recommended.

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Small Wonders: 44th Annual Holiday Exhibition

  • Dec. 11, 2019 - Mar. 01, 2020 , Wednesdays-Fridays and Sundays, 12-4pm
  • Historical Society of Rockland County
  • 20 Zukor Road, New City
  • All Ages
  • $5

See custom dollhouses decorated and furnished down to the tiniest details, from period wallpaper, area rugs, and lamps to food in the kitchen. Sunday admission includes a guided tour of the 1832 Jacob Blauvelt House.

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Art Exhibition: Joan Reutershan, BKNY Street View

  • Feb. 02, 2020 - Apr. 26, 2020 , Mondays-Thursdays and Saturdays, 9am-6pm; Fridays-Sundays, 10am-2pm
  • One River School of Art + Design
  • 150 Woodbury Rd, Woodbury
  • All Ages
  • FREE

NYC-based artist Joan Reutershan's abstract streetscapes are a hybrid of painting, drawing, printmaking, and collage. Surfaces can appear thin ...

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COQUÍ CLUB

  • Feb. 01, 2020 - May. 06, 2020 , First Wednesday and Saturday of each month, 9:30am and 11:00am
  • El Museo Del Barrio
  • 1230 Fifth Ave., East Harlem
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

With time for play, storytelling, a museum walk and art making, Coquí Club provides a fun and active way to explore El Museo and enjoy creative themes together.

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Let's Explore Backpacks

  • Jan. 14, 2020 - Apr. 30, 2020 , Tuesdays-Fridays, 11am-3pm; Saturday and Sunday, 12-3pm
  • Emily Lowe Gallery at Hofstra University Museum of Art
  • 112 Hofstra University, Hempstead
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

The Museum’s distinct Let’s Explore Backpacks offer activity-filled ways for children and adult companions to explore together the outdoor sculpture collection.

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The Great Art Caper

  • Jan. 14, 2020 - Apr. 30, 2020 , Tuesdays-Fridays, 11am-3pm; Saturday and Sunday, 12-3pm
  • Emily Lowe Gallery at Hofstra University Museum of Art
  • 112 Hofstra University, Hempstead
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Uncover clues to help solve an Art Caper mystery in the outdoor sculpture collection.

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Thomas and Friends™: Explore the Rails

  • Jan. 18, 2020 - May. 10, 2020 , 10am-5pm on operating days
  • Long Island Children's Museum
  • 11 Davis Avenue, Garden City
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $14; $13 seniors 65 and older; free for members

Climb aboard a large model of Thomas the tank engine, race trains along a giant track, work together to sort and load cargo, and maintain engines.

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imagiNATIONS Activity Center

  • Feb. 12, 2020 - Jun. 07, 2020 , daily, 10:00am-4:30pm
  • National Museum of the American Indian
  • 1 Bowling Green, Lower Manhattan
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Through a variety of hands-on activities, visitors to the Center can explore Native scientific discoveries and inventions that are so amazing, many continue to affect the world today.

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Target First Saturdays

  • Feb. 01, 2020 - Jun. 06, 2020 , first Saturdays of the month, 5-11pm
  • Brooklyn Museum
  • 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The Brooklyn Museum hosts engaging and eclectic free art and entertainment every month!

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Open Studio

  • Feb. 09, 2020 - Jun. 28, 2020 , Weekends, 10:30am-3:00pm
  • Whitney Museum of American Art
  • 99 Gansevoort St., Meatpacking District
  • All Ages
  • Free with museum admission ($25; free for anyone younger than 19)

Get creative in the Whitney’s Hearst Artspace! Join us to make your own art inspired by works on view in current exhibitions. Each week we offer a different art making project.

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The Socrates Annual 2019

  • Oct. 05, 2019 - Mar. 08, 2020 , See website for details
  • Socrates Sculpture Park
  • 35-01 Vernon Boulevard, Long Island City
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Each fall Socrates presents an exhibition of new commissions made by artists awarded the Park’s Socrates Annual Fellowship. Produced on-site in our outdoor studio over the course of the summer, these artworks engage the Park’s unique history, landscape, and surrounding community.

 

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Five Cents To Dreamland: A Trip to Coney Island

  • Jan. 05, 2020 - Jun. 14, 2020 , Saturdays, 12-5pm; Sundays 2-5pm
  • The Coney Island Museum
  • 1208 Surf Avenue, Coney Island
  • All Ages
  • $5; $3 for seniors, children younger than 12 and residents of Zip Code 11224

This special exhibition explores Coney Island's history from a new and unique perspective!

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Moving Image Studio

  • Jan. 11, 2020 - Jun. 28, 2020 , Weekends, 11:00am
  • Museum of the Moving Image
  • 36-01 35th Ave., Astoria
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • Free with museum admission ($15 adults; $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 by and experiment by performing in front of a green-screen or create live animation works using Lego sets.

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American Museum of Natural History Presents: Volcanoes: The Fires of Creation

  • Jan. 06, 2020 - Jul. 05, 2020 , daily, 10:30am-4:30pm
  • American Museum of Natural History
  • Central Park West at 79th Street, Upper West Side
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult, All Ages
  • $28 adult; $16.50 children ages 2-12; $22.50 seniors and students

Discover how volcanoes have created extraordinary ecosystems and wildlife habitats.

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Angry Birds Universe: The Art and Science Behind a Global Phenomenon

  • Oct. 05, 2019 - Apr. 19, 2020 , Tuesdays-Fridays, 9:30am-4pm; Saturdays and Sundays, 9am-5:30pm
  • Liberty Science Center
  • 222 Jersey City Boulevard, Jersey City
  • All Ages
  • $30.99; $27.99 seniors 62 and older; $24.99 ages 2-12

Explore different concepts in science, tech, engineering, arts, and math in an extreme hands-on environment!

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Teen Digital Media Lab

  • Nov. 01, 2019 - May. 22, 2020 , Select Fridays, 4:00-6:00pm
  • Museum of the Moving Image
  • 36-01 35th Ave., Astoria
  • Teen
  • Free with museum admission ($15 adults; $11 seniors; $9 children ages 3-17; free for children younger than 3)

A series of free design jams just for teens and a unique opportunity to get exclusive access to the Museum, to share in your favorite kinds of media-making, or to experiment with something new.

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Survival: The Exhibition

  • Feb. 15, 2020 - Sep. 13, 2020 , Mon - Fri, 9:30 am – 5 pm; Sat & Sun, 10 am – 6 pm
  • New York Hall of Science
  • 4701 111th St., Corona
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $7 per person, plus museum admission ($16 adults; $13 children, students & senior citizens)

Survival: The Exhibition features a zipline, ropes course and museum displays that simulate extreme scenarios in an interactive and safe place for visitors of all ages to learn and test essential survival skills. Topics explored include first aid, water safety, navigation, fire and preparedness.

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An Opening

  • Sep. 07, 2019 - Jun. 30, 2020 , Tuesday-Sunday, 11am-6pm
  • Brooklyn Historical Society
  • 128 Pierrepont St., Brooklyn Heights
  • All Ages
  • Suggested Admission: $10; $6 Seniors and teachers; Free for children and visitors with disabilities

An Opening, an installation of audio and visual artworks by Brooklyn-based artist Kameelah Janan Rasheed, engages with a multiplicity of Muslim experiences in Brooklyn.

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Superpower Dogs 3D

  • Jun. 15, 2019 - May. 31, 2020 , Daily; 11 am & 1 pm
  • New York Hall of Science
  • 47-01 111th Street, Corona
  • All Ages
  • $6 adults; $5 children, students & senior citizens, plus museum admission

This immersive 3D movie showcases the life-saving superpowers and extraordinary bravery of some of the world's most amazing dogs.

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IlluminationSpace Science Center

  • Mar. 06, 2019 - Mar. 07, 2020 , Monday, Wednesday & Friday by reservation.
  • The IlluminationSpace at the Advanced Science Research Center
  • 85 Saint Nicholas Terrace , New York
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • FREE Free

Explore five exciting and interconnected areas of science, nanoscience, photonics, structural biology, neuroscience, and environmental science...

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RoCA Nest 2019 Exhibit Installation Opening

  • Apr. 27, 2019 - Apr. 30, 2020 , 4/27 Opening Reception 2-5pm; Exhibit on display 4/28 from 1-4pm; 4/29 & 4/30 10am-4pm
  • Rockland Center for the Arts
  • 27 S. Greenbush Rd., West Nyack
  • All Ages
  • FREE

RoCA Nest 2019 is a site-specific installation by Cristina Biaggi. During the last twenty years Cristina has created a series of what she...

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Natural Progressions Exhibit and Opening

  • Apr. 27, 2019 - Apr. 30, 2020 , 4/27 Opening Reception 2-5pm; Exhibit on display 4/28 from 1-4pm; 4/29 & 4/30 10am-4pm
  • Rockland Center for the Arts
  • 27 S. Greenbush Rd., West Nyack
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Celebrate International Sculpture Day at Rockland Center for the Arts. RoCA selected members of the Sculpture Guild of NY to create site specific i...

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Transit Tots

  • Jan. 01, 2018 - Dec. 31, 2020 , Thursdays, 10:15-11am
  • New York Transit Museum
  • 99 Schermerhorn St., Brooklyn Heights
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Adult
  • $10; $5 children ages 2-17

Young train enthusiasts explore themes like animals underground, the people and buildings of New York City, colors and shapes, and the city's subways and buses.

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