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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 Thursday, April 25, 11:00am

Oyster Print

Learn more about the many uses of this mollusk, including how it purifies New York Harbor today. Then cast your own oyster print from plaster to take home with you.
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For Families Friday, April 26, 11:00am

Wet Water Lab

What's in your water? Compare pH levels of tap water and water from the Harlem Meer. Document your findings like a scientist to take home!
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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 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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