Jackie Robinson Family Day

When: Monday, August 5, 11:00am – 2:00pm
Price: Free
Black and white photograph from Look magazine that features Jackie and Rachel Robinson in their home. The couple are seated on a couch inside their apartment.
Frank Bauman, Look Magazine, X2011.4.11814.77

Learn about Jackie Robinson’s career as the first African American to play in Major League Baseball. Go on a scavenger hunt in the exhibition In the Dugout with Jackie Robinson to consider the challenges and successes he faced during his career. Then design a sports pennant to share an accomplishment 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 familyprograms@mcny.org.

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 programs@mcny.org 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 info@mcny.org with any questions.


In the Dugout with Jackie Robinsonis made possible in part by The Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation and The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America. Additional support provided by Martin L. Edelman, Esq., Gregg A. Gonsalves, and Peter O’Malley.

This exhibition and its associated programs are co-presented by the Museum of the City of New York and the Jackie Robinson Foundation.

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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