Garbage, Garbage Everywhere!

When: Wednesday, August 14, 11:00am – 2:00pm
Price: Free
Photograph of participants separating waste into appropriate trash bins based on what recyclable material they are made from.
Garbage, Garbage Everywhere! Family Program

Explore the Future City Lab, part of the acclaimed exhibition New York at Its Coreand see the ways that climate change and your personal trash are connected. Learn about the cycle of composting and how to recycle in the city, while enjoying a snack. 

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

Registration suggested, but not required.

For any questions, please contact Thoasin Bari at

Members: To receive your discount, click on the "Buy Tickets" button above, then sign in to your account on the ticketing page.

Groups of 10 or more get discounts; contact us at or 917.492.3395.

Accessibility: Assistive listening devices are available and 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.


Education programs for New York at Its Coreare made possible by The Thompson Family Foundation and the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

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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