Midwinter Recess Family Activities @ MCNY – Feb 24

When: Saturday, February 24, 2024, 11:00am

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Midwinter Recess Family Activities @ MCNY

The Museum of the City of New York welcomes children of all ages and their families to join us this midwinter break for activities for all to enjoy!

Inspired by the art and life of Manny Vega, whose work is on view in the Museum, we’ll celebrate world cultures of New York City with art activities, story time, and music and movement.

Drop in anytime! Activities will take place from 11am–3pm. See below to register.

Programming details below:

See it in the Gallery!

Ongoing 10 am – 5 pm

Pick up a scavenger hunt and visit the exhibitions Byzantine Bembé: New York by Manny Vega and New York at Its Core: World City.

Arts & Crafts

Ongoing, 11am–3pm

Participate in arts and crafts activities inspired by the artistic process of Manny Vega. Create a variety of objects to take home – from mosaics to watercolors – with a different activity each day.

Storytime @ MCNY

Daily, 11 am

StoryTime @ MCNY is a free, drop-in, picture-book reading series geared towards children ages 3 to 5 and their grownups. This week, join us for stories that celebrate the many world cultures in New York City. Pre-registration is recommended but not required.



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. 

Family Programs are made possible in part by the Margaret S. Ogden and Stephen A. Ogden Memorial Fund, Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation, and Tianaderrah Foundation. 

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