MCNY Kids Create

Stetheimer Dollhouse - Kids Create
Marissa Martonyi

Art-Making and Discussion with MCNY

See. Discuss. Create! Dive into the Museum's collections and exhibitions and make your own artistic works.

Stream these free sessions to see highlights from the Museum’s collections and exhibitions, hear behind-the-scenes stories from the artists, and take part in interactive, art-making activities.

Recommended for ages 7 and older. All ages are welcome. Sessions are intergenerational and family members are encouraged to join and participate together.

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After watching one of our videos - or creating NYC-inspired artwork of your own – we'd love to see what you made! We invite you to submit photos of artwork to be considered for a student gallery of work on the Museum of the City of New York’s website. To send in a submission, please fill out the Student Artwork Permission Form and email a signed copy to along with a digital image of the artwork.


Family and Community Engagement Programs are made possible in part by the Margaret S. Ogden and Stephen A. Ogden Memorial Fund, Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation, Sy Syms Foundation, and the Frank J. Antun Foundation. 

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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