Spring Break @ MCNY with Watercolor Workshop

When: Saturday, April 20, 2024, 11:00am
Price: Registration recommended. Included with Museum Admission.
Photo collage: [Bottom Right] A man holds a toddler as they look at paintings. [Bottom Left] A woman smiles at a small child making art. Top Right] A man and two small children draw at a table. [Bottom Right] An adult reads a book to a group of toddlers. [
Photos by Filip Wolak

Inspired by the museum’s centennial exhibition This Is New York: 100 Years of the City in Art and Pop Culture, explore what moves New York City’s streets and subways with art activities, story time, and music and movement. 

Featured Program:

A Walk in the Park: Watercolor and Nature Exploration Workshop  

A painting of two child figure statues in a fountain with flowers and trees in the background.

Join us for art-making and nature-exploring workshops where you will learn about watercolor artist Frederick Brosen, participate in a watercolor painting tutorial, and take part in a guided garden exploration. Registration required.

Register Here

 Can't make it on April 20th? Come to the workshop on April 27th. 

See programming details below: 

Program

Time

See it in the Gallery! 

Pick up a scavenger hunt or a kids’ guide and visit the exhibition This Is New York: 100 Years of the City in Art and Pop Culture.

Ongoing 10am– 5pm 

Arts & Crafts

Participate in arts and crafts activities inspired by artworks featured in our centennial exhibition, This Is New York. Create a variety of objects to take home – from sketches to mosaics – with a different activity each day.

Ongoing 11am– 3pm 

Storytime @ MCNY

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 New York City culture on the streets and subways. Pre-registration is recommended but not required.

11am

A Walk in the Park: Watercolor and Nature Exploration Workshop  

Join us for art-making and nature-exploring workshops where you will learn about watercolor artist Frederick Brosen, participate in a watercolor painting tutorial, and take part in a guided garden exploration. Registration required, please register here.

1pm-3pm

 

Admission, Tickets, and How to Register 

Pre-registration is recommended and can be completed using the registration link above. Registrants will receive a reminder email about the event. All activities above are free with Museum Admission. Pay-what-you-wish admission is only available at ticket counters.

Do you live or work in zip codes 10029, 10035, or 10037? You can visit the Museum for free! Simply show your I.D. or a piece of mail with your current address and the suggested admission charge will be waived.


 

Questions? Email familyprograms@mcny.org

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.

Supporters

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. For more information about the Frederick A.O. Schwarz Education Center, and additional funder credits, please click here.

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