Eid al-Fitr Community Celebration

When: Friday, June 15, 11:00am – 2:00pm
Price: Free with Museum admission
Mel Rosenthal (1940-), [Women hugging and clapping at a Palestinian wedding at Widdi's Catering Hall.], 2001. 2006.37.38

Celebrate Eid al-Fitr, the end of Ramadan, at the Museum of the City of New York! Join us to learn more about this time of gratitude for Muslim people and share what you are thankful for. Explore Muslim cultural traditions in New York through images from our collections portal, make some “stained” glass designs to hang in your window, henna temporary tattoos, and the art of Arabic calligraphy by local artists. See how Eid al-Fitr is celebrated across the globe with objects from different countries, and enjoy a tasty snack. All are welcome!

Our henna workshop will be from 12:001:30 pm and will be done by Tanvi from Yashdaa Art. Participation is on a first come, first serve basis, so please arrive early to reserve a spot.

Family programs are free with Museum admission and for Members, geared toward families with children ages 612 years old. Activities are designed for adults and children to complete together.

Registration suggested, but not required.

Family and Community Engagement Programs are made possible in part by the Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation; Sy Syms Foundation; Lone Pine Foundation; and Louis Wiley, Jr.
 
The Frederick A.O. Schwarz Education Center is endowed by grants from The Thompson Family Foundation Fund, the F.A.O. Schwarz Family Foundation, the William Randolph Hearst Endowment, and other generous donors.

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