Mural Mania

When: Wednesday, July 10, 11:00am – 2:00pm
Price: Free
Photograph of a community mural created during a free Family Program.
Image belongs to Museum of the City of New York. Image was taken by photographer Lauraberth Lima from FAO Schwartz Education Department.

New York City is full of vibrant public murals that line the city’s buildings. Explore some of the community murals located here in East Harlem and across the city through images from the Museum’s own collection. Then make your mark on our collective mural painting!

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.


Family and Community Engagement Programs are made possible in part by the 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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