• Mar 29, 2015

    Gilded New York: Fan Design

    Create a fan using feathers inspired by those you’ve seen in Gilded New York.

  • Apr 04, 2015

    Mash It Up

    Create your own mash-up in the style of Janette Beckman, who worked with graffiti artists to layer words and drawings on top of her photos.

  • Apr 06, 2015

    A Treasure Trove

    Discover the jewelry and clothing worn by New York’s rich and famous in the late 19th century on view in Gilded New York. Create your own accessory to glam up your visit to the City Museum.

  • Apr 07, 2015

    Ad It

    How would you sell a bagel? How would you describe what makes New York pizza so delicious? Follow in Paul Rand’s footsteps by creating an advertisement for some of your favorite New York foods.

  • Apr 08, 2015

    All About that Album

    Use elements of the works on view and your own imagination to create an album cover that matches your own musical style.

  • Apr 09, 2015

    bRand Yourself!

    Graphic designer Paul Rand was known for creating some of the most successful corporate logos, using only the letters in the company name. Learn about his designs; then create a logo that expresses something about you and add it to a t-shirt (provided)!

  • Apr 12, 2015

    Mash It Up

    Create your own mash-up in the style of Janette Beckman, who worked with graffiti artists to layer words and drawings on top of her photos.

  • Apr 18, 2015

    Draw What You See: Read Aloud with Kathleen Benson Haskins

    Join Haskins for a read-aloud, followed by a book-signing and New York City-themed collage-making activity.

  • Apr 19, 2015

    Recycle, Re-paint, and Re-plant!

    Celebrate the 45th anniversary of Earth Day by exploring Activist New York and learning about the holiday’s local roots. Bring an empty plastic bottle to create a recycled planter, decorate it, and then plant–the soil and plants are on us!

  • Apr 25, 2015

    Landmark Legacy

    Choose your favorite New York landmark and create a model of it, then make a label for it that explains when the building was built, when it was landmarked, and why it is architecturally or historically important.

  • Apr 26, 2015

    Punk Portraits with Julia Gorton

    Create a "punk" self-portrait using colorful artist tape, tips and techniques from a professional graphic designer, and your imagination! 

  • May 03, 2015

    Landmark Legacy

    Choose your favorite New York landmark and create a model of it, then make a label for it that explains when the building was built, when it was landmarked, and why it is architecturally or historically important.

  • May 10, 2015

    A Treasure Trove

    Discover the jewelry and clothing worn by New York’s rich and famous in the late 19th century on view in Gilded New York. Create your own accessory to glam up your visit to the City Museum.

  • May 17, 2015

    Ad It

    How would you sell a bagel? How would you describe what makes New York pizza so delicious? Follow in Paul Rand’s footsteps by creating an advertisement for some of your favorite New York foods.

  • May 23, 2015

    bRand Yourself!

    Graphic designer Paul Rand was known for creating some of the most successful corporate logos, using only the letters in the company name. Learn about his designs; then create a logo that expresses something about you and add it to a t-shirt (provided)!

  • May 24, 2015

    All About that Album

    Use elements of the works on view and your own imagination to create an album cover that matches your own musical style.

  • May 25, 2015

    Recycle, Re-paint, and Re-plant!

    Celebrate the 45th anniversary of Earth Day by exploring Activist New York and learning about the holiday’s local roots. Bring an empty plastic bottle to create a recycled planter, decorate it, and then plant–the soil and plants are on us!

  • May 31, 2015

    Landmark Legacy

    Choose your favorite New York landmark and create a model of it, then make a label for it that explains when the building was built, when it was landmarked, and why it is architecturally or historically important.

  • Jun 27, 2015

    Full of Pride

    Visit the exhibition Activist New York to learn how New Yorkers have fought for change. Afterwards, create a banner to champion a cause you believe in, like marriage equality, which you can bring to the 45th annual Gay Pride Parade in NYC.