Spring Break! Family Activities @ MCNY

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

Spring Break! Family Activities @ MCNY

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. 

Drop in anytime! Activities will take place from 11am–3pm from Saturday, April 20 through Sunday, April 28. See below to register.

 

Programming details below: 

 

See it in the Gallery! 

Ongoing 10 am – 5 pm 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.

Arts & Crafts

Ongoing 11am–3pm 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.

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

 

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.

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. 

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. 

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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