At the Kids' Table with Sarah Lohman: Thanksgiving History

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Sat, November 22nd, 2014 | 2:00 pm

Come discover what Thanksgiving food and festivities looked like in colonial times, the 1860s, and today. After exploring artifacts and images of Thanksgiving history, participants will make their own mini apple pies with an assortment of historical and present-day flavors.

Ages 8 and up, $15 per child ($10 per Member child). All children must be accompanied by an adult. Accompanying adults pay Museum admission only.

Madeline (1998)

Speaker: 
Frances McDormand

The New-York Historical Society celebrates the 75th anniversary of Madeline’s publication with Madeline in New York: The Art of Ludwig Bemelmans.

Sun, September 28th, 2014 | 2:00 pm

In conjunction with the exhibition Madeline in New York: The Art of Ludwig Bemelmans, actress Frances McDormand will introduce a screening of the live-action film adaptation of the beloved storybook series. The 1998 film Madeline was directed by Daisy von Scherler Mayer, and stars Frances McDormand as Miss Clavel, Nigel Hawthorne as Lord Covington, and Hatty Jones as Madeline. 88 min. 

Groundhog Day with Jerry Zelenka

Sun, February 2nd, 2014 | 1:00 pm

Celebrate Staten Island Chuck and groundhog day with animal expert Jerry Zelenka! Kids get up close to the exotic and the common, the fuzzy and the scaly in this celebration of animals of all kinds.
Free with Museum admission; all ages.

December School Vacation Week

Sat, December 21st, 2013 | 10:00 am
Sun, December 22nd, 2013 | 10:00 am
Mon, December 23rd, 2013 | 10:00 am
Tue, December 24th, 2013 | 10:00 am
Thu, December 26th, 2013 | 10:00 am
Fri, December 27th, 2013 | 10:00 am
Sat, December 28th, 2013 | 10:00 am
Sun, December 29th, 2013 | 10:00 am
Mon, December 30th, 2013 | 10:00 am
Tue, December 31st, 2013 | 10:00 am
Wed, January 1st, 2014 | 10:00 am
Thu, January 2nd, 2014 | 10:00 am

December 21, 2013 through January 1, 2014. Free with Museum admission.

 

Seasons of Light Scavenger Hunt, December 21-January 1, All day
Families will seek out images of light throughout the New-York Historical Society in a “Season of Light” scavenger hunt. From the New-York Historical Society’s Tiffany lamps to the treasures of Shearith Israel, find examples of light used for both decoration and symbolism. DCHM-only hunts also available.

Hablemos de la Historia y del Arte: Quilts: The Memory of the US Civil War

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Sat, May 10th, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Welcome!
The New-York Historical Society invites you to participate in educational activities for families in Spanish. Come with your children ages four to ten to our educational programs about the history and art of New York. In the galleries we will chat about different themes, and children will have the opportunity to learn and enjoy themselves making drawings with watercolors and pastels, collages, and sculptures. Classes include art materials.

Hablemos de la Historia y del Arte: John James Audubon and Nature

Sat, April 5th, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Welcome!
The New-York Historical Society invites you to participate in educational activities for families in Spanish. Come with your children ages four to ten to our educational programs about the history and art of New York. In the galleries we will chat about different themes, and children will have the opportunity to learn and enjoy themselves making drawings with watercolors and pastels, collages, and sculptures. Classes include art materials.

Hablemos de la Historia y del Arte: New York Through the Photography of Bill Cunningham

Sat, March 15th, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Welcome!
The New-York Historical Society invites you to participate in educational activities for families in Spanish. Come with your children ages four to ten to our educational programs about the history and art of New York. In the galleries we will chat about different themes, and children will have the opportunity to learn and enjoy themselves making drawings with watercolors and pastels, collages, and sculptures. Classes include art materials.

Hablemos de la Historia y del Arte: Chairs and Wardrobes

Sat, February 8th, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Welcome!
The New-York Historical Society invites you to participate in educational activities for families in Spanish. Come with your children ages four to ten to our educational programs about the history and art of New York. In the galleries we will chat about different themes, and children will have the opportunity to learn and enjoy themselves making drawings with watercolors and pastels, collages, and sculptures. Classes include art materials.

Hablemos de la Historia y del Arte: Colors: Paul Gaugain, Henri Matisse, and Pablo Picasso

Sat, January 18th, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Welcome!
The New-York Historical Society invites you to participate in educational activities for families in Spanish. Come with your children ages four to ten to our educational programs about the history and art of New York. In the galleries we will chat about different themes, and children will have the opportunity to learn and enjoy themselves making drawings with watercolors and pastels, collages, and sculptures. Classes include art materials.

Hablemos de la Historia y del Arte: Games in the Museum

Sat, December 7th, 2013 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Welcome!
The New-York Historical Society invites you to participate in educational activities for families in Spanish. Come with your children ages four to ten to our educational programs about the history and art of New York. In the galleries we will chat about different themes, and children will have the opportunity to learn and enjoy themselves making drawings with watercolors and pastels, collages, and sculptures. Classes include art materials.

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