• MY CITY LAB: Fall for the City

    Oct 29, 2016

    Let autumn inspire your creativity. Discover paintings from the Museum’s collection and use seasonal crops to create artistic projects.

  • MY CITY LAB: Fall for the City

    Oct 30, 2016

    Let autumn inspire your creativity. Discover paintings from the Museum’s collection and use seasonal crops to create artistic projects.

  • Spooky City: Halloween at the Museum

    Oct 31, 2016

    “Trick or treat” on a haunted New York scavenger hunt for spooky tales throughout the Museum. Decorate a pumpkin and take it home along with treats that originated in the city.

  • Ailey Arts In Education Performance

    Dec 03, 2016

    Clap your hands, stomp your feet, and join us for a winter treat! Enjoy a live educational music and dance presentation featuring percussionists, performed by Ailey Arts In Education & Community Programs.

  • NYC TOTS: Winter Class Series

    Jan 12, 2017

    Register for 7 classes that focus on exploration and discovery of the city through song, play, and hands-on experiences. Learn to look with guided gallery tours of the groundbreaking exhibition New York At Its Core. Work on special art projects inspired by the city.

  • Activist New York Dr. Martin Luther King

    Jan 16, 2017

    Discover New Yorkers who have fought for freedom and equality over the past 350 years. Create a protest poster to inspire change for an issue that you wish to see improve.

  • Keith Haring: Body Paint Worksho

    Jan 21, 2017

    Visit the exhibition Gay Gotham to learn about artists Keith Haring and Bill T. Jones. Work with a body painter to create designs for your very own hands and face!

  • Lunar New Year Performance

    Jan 28, 2017

    Gung Hay Fat Choy! Come ring in the Lunar New Year with the Museum of the City of New York as we celebrate the coming of the Year of the Rooster with a special Lion Dance performance.

  • Andy Warhol: Printmaking Workshop

    Feb 04, 2017

    Learn about the work of artist Andy Warhol, featured in the exhibition Gay Gotham. Create your own reusable printmaking block inspired by Warhol’s iconic pop paintings and prints.

  • NYC Love Stories: Valentine’s Day

    Feb 14, 2017

    Love is all around the city. Join us for a special Valentine’s Day family scavenger hunt throughout the Museum. Then write a love letter using creative shapes inspired by what you find!

  • LGBTQ Teen Summit

    Feb 20, 2017

    Teens will celebrate, create, learn, and discuss themes around the intersections of LGBTQ culture, history and art in New York City! Join us for a full day experience of workshops, presentations and fun!

  • Herstory Day

    Mar 26, 2017

    Join us for an intergenerational celebration of women’s history in New York City, featuring performances, interactive quilting, book-making, and snacks

  • Earth Day Celebration

    Apr 22, 2017

    Celebrate the 47th annual Earth Day! Enjoy activities, songs, books, and healthy snacks. Then design a pot inspired by the environment, and plant a seed to take home with you!

  • Cinco de Mayo

    May 05, 2017

    Join us for activities and a live performance in celebration of Mexican and Mexican-American cultural heritage presented by Calpulli Mexican Dance Company.


    May 13, 2017

    Join us for a day of dance including workshops, a live band performance, film screenings, light refreshments, and a dance party!