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For Families and Community

My City Lab

My City Lab is an explorative space for families with children ages 6-12 to discover NYC history and imagine its future.

For Families Sunday, April 21, 11:00am

Easter Wreath Making

Join us for a festive celebration of the Easter Holiday. Use elements of spring in New York City as inspiration to create a seasonal wreath for your home.
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For Families Monday, April 22, 11:00am

Earth Day Celebration

Drop in for a family celebration for the 50th annual Earth Day! Participate in a scavenger hunt in the exhibition Activist New York to learn about environmentalism and get hands on with activities.
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NYC Tots

NYC Tots offers enriching, early childhood programming for toddlers and their adults. Sessions focus on exploration and discovery of the city through song, play, gallery visits, and hands-on experiences.

Cultural Heritage Celebrations

Join us for free cultural events that celebrate the rich diversity of the city. These drop-in community events honor various cultures and traditions that bring us together as New Yorkers.

For Families Sunday, March 3, 11:00am

3rd Annual Herstory Day

Join us for an intergenerational celebration of women’s history in New York City with a focus on women working to archive, preserve, and uplift their own communities.
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For Families Tuesday, June 4, 11:00am

Eid al-Fitr

Celebrate Eid al-Fitr, the end of Ramadan! Learn about Muslim cultural traditions in New York through images from our collections, get a mehndi temporary tattoo, and learn the art of Arabic calligraphy by local artists.
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For Families Thursday, June 27, 9:00am

3rd Annual LGBTQ Teen Summit

Join us for a prideful full-day experience for teens and youth as part of World Pride. Celebrate the intersections of LGBTQ culture, history, and commemorate the 50th anniversary of Stonewall uprising amongst peers and allies.
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