Design Your Own Museum

When: Thursday, February 20, 11:00am – 2:00pm
Price: Free with Museum admission. Registration suggested, but not required.
A notebook opened to a page swatches and notes for costume designs.
Valentina Sanina Schlee. [Notebook of swatches and notes for costume designs], 1942–1947. Museum of the City of New York. Gift of Kohle Yohannan, 2017. 2017.54.143.

Discover the people and places that have impacted the cultural landscape of the city in Collecting New York’s Stories: Stuyvesant to Sid ViciousCreate your own cultural space in a hands-on art activity.

Family programs are free with Museum admission and free for Members, geared to families with children ages 6–12 years old, and include a snack. Activities are designed for adults and children to complete together. 

Free with Museum admission. Registration suggested, but not required.

Accessibility: Our auditorium wheelchair lift can accommodate manual and motorized wheelchairs (max. capacity 500 lbs). Please contact the Museum at 917.492.3333 or with any questions.


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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