• 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 acclaimed photographers join us to discuss the role that social conscience plays in their work, and how they pursue both documentary and artistic goal

  • 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 contested position of street art today 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.