• Urban Art Legends

    Tue, Feb 09

    Join us for a conversation with DAZE, Alan KET & Nick Walker, three renowned street artists, to consider the contentious position of graffiti as an art form.

  • Portraiture in Early New York

    Thu, Feb 11

    Explore how Alexander Hamilton and other members of New York’s elite used the art of self-portraiture both as a status symbol and a means to manage their reputations.

  • Sword Dance Family Performance

    Sat, Feb 13

    Join us for this performance as part of the 28th annual New York Sword Dance Festival, bringing an ancient winter celebration to life.

  • Gilded with Love

    Sun, Feb 14

    Explore antique jewelry from the Gilded Age and create your own bedazzled greeting card to share with a loved one.

  • Teddy Bears for Teddy Roosevelt

    Mon, Feb 15

    Make your own teddy bear during this Presidents' Day-themed event.

  • The City Is Your Canvas

    Sat, Feb 20

    Make a painting inspired by our Daze exhibition, and learn how to fit and stretch your own canvas.

  • Run This City

    Sun, Feb 21

    Jog, jump, limbo and sketch your way through a “mini-marathon” to learn about some of the runners who participate in the New York City Marathon.

  • Make the City Your Gym

    Mon, Feb 22

    Join us for a discussion with fitness writers, physicians, and leaders of the city’s public health initiatives to explore the free and low-cost fitness resources that already exist in the city -- and how best to take advantage of them!

  • Photography and Advocacy

    Tue, Feb 23

    A group of noted photographers discuss the role that social conscience plays in their work, and how they pursue both documentary and artistic goals.

  • Black History Month Family Day

    Sat, Feb 27

    Enjoy performances and lessons from The Harlem Swing Dance Society, storytelling, mural making, and tasty cooking demonstration by local Harlem chefs!

  • Sketching New York Lives

    Sun, Feb 28

    Join us to explore the art of silhouette portraits, and trace and cut out your own profile to create a striking silhouette!

  • Yoga for Runners & Film Screening

    Sun, Feb 28

    Join us for a yoga workshop tailored to runners followed by a screening of "Run for Your Life", a documentary film about Fred Lebow.

  • Street Art Stories

    Wed, Mar 02

    Swoon, DAZE, and the founders of BrooklynStreetArt.com, will discuss the evolution of street art in the last two decades and the challenges of capturing such a transient art form.  

  • Outfitting New York City Activism

    Sat, Mar 05

    March is Women’s History Month! Learn about activists like Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Frances Perkins, then outfit a paper doll for a suffragist rally.

  • Fighting Homelessness

    Wed, Mar 09

    Find out what leading advocates in homeless services are doing to empower New Yorkers in need.

  • Yiddish Theater Puppet Making

    Sat, Mar 12

    See the puppets used in Yiddish theaters of the Lower East Side a century ago, then make your own puppet to tell your New York story.

  • The City Is Your Canvas

    Sun, Mar 13

    Make a painting inspired by our Daze exhibition, and learn how to fit and stretch your own canvas.

  • Sketching New York Lives

    Sat, Mar 19

    Learn about notable New Yorkers through their portraits, then try your hand at pencil sketching as you practice with a live model.

  • Yiddish Theater Puppet Making

    Sun, Mar 20

    See the puppets used in Yiddish theaters of the Lower East Side a century ago, then make your own puppet to tell your New York story.

  • Outfitting New York City Activism

    Sat, Mar 26

    March is Women’s History Month! Learn about activists like Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Frances Perkins, then outfit a paper doll for a suffragist rally.

  • Sketching New York Lives

    Sun, Mar 27

    Join us to explore the art of silhouette portraits, and trace and cut out your own profile to create a striking silhouette!

  • Reimagining Fiddler on the Roof

    Mon, Mar 28

    With “Fiddler” back on Broadway, join us for a conversation about the challenges of staging a classic Broadway musical for contemporary audiences.

  • Book Talk: The Brazen Age

    Wed, Mar 30

    Join us for a conversation with author David Reid about New York City during the frenzied but dynamic mid-twentieth century.