Midwinter Recess Family Activities @MCNY

A woman helps a small child with an art project.

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 from Monday, February 19 through Wednesday, February 21 and Friday, February 23 to Sunday, February 25. See below to register.


Questions? Email Familyprograms@mcny.org.

Admission, Tickets, and How to Register

Pre-registration is strongly 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. 


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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