Special Summer Offerings

Now through September 6th enjoy an exciting array of family programs and admission discounts for museum-goers of all ages!

Story Time with Samantha R. Vamos, Author of Alphabet Trains!

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Sat, 11/21/2015 - 11:30
Sat, November 21st, 2015 | 11:30 am

Free with Museum Admission

All Ages

Join us for a special Saturday story time and meet children’s author Samantha R. Vamos! She will be reading her latest book Alphabet Trains, along with a few others, and holding a book signing in honor of the exhibition Holiday Express: Toys and Trains form the Jerni Collection.  

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Holiday Express Family Brunch

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 09:30 to 11:00
Sun, February 7th, 2016 | 9:30 am to 11:00 am

Sunday, February 7 from 9:30 – 11 am

$35 per person ($30 per Member), $120 for a family of four

All ages

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Holiday Express Family Brunch

Sun, 01/10/2016 - 09:30 to 11:00
Sun, January 10th, 2016 | 9:30 am to 11:00 am

Sundays, January 10, and February 7 from 9:30 – 11 am

$35 per person ($30 per Member), $120 for a family of four

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Holiday Express Family Brunch

Sun, 12/20/2015 - 09:30 to 11:00
Sun, December 20th, 2015 | 9:30 am to 11:00 am

Sundays, December 20, January 10, and February 7 from 9:30 – 11 am

$35 per person ($30 per Member), $120 for a family of four

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Kids Cartoon!

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Saturday, December 19 at 3 pm

$20 per person ($15 per Member)

Ages 8 – 12

 

Sat, 12/19/2015 - 15:00
Sat, December 19th, 2015 | 3:00 pm

Join educator and cartoonist Paul Swartz and learn how to create your own cartoon character, send them on an adventure, and add in all the requisite bams and pows! Each class covers a different topic — sign up for just one or sign up for all three and receive 15% off! Contact familyprograms@nyhistory.org to take advantage of this terrific offer.

Adventures in Emanata

Saturday, December 19 at 3pm

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Kids Cartoon!

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Saturdays,  November 7 and December 19 at 3 pm

$20 per person ($15 per Member)

Ages 8 – 12

Sat, 11/07/2015 - 15:00
Sat, November 7th, 2015 | 3:00 pm

Join educator and cartoonist Paul Swartz and learn how to create your own cartoon character, send them on an adventure, and add in all the requisite bams and pows! Each class covers a different topic — sign up for just one or sign up for all three and receive 15% off! Contact familyprograms@nyhistory.org to take advantage of this terrific offer.

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Saturday, November 7 at 3pm

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Kids Cartoon!

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Saturdays, October 24, November 7, and December 19 at 3 pm

$20 per person ($15 per Member)

Ages 8 – 12

Sat, 10/24/2015 - 15:00
Sat, October 24th, 2015 | 3:00 pm

Character Creation

Saturday, October 24 at 3pm

Plan, design, and draw all aspects of your character in this two-hour class! Is it a superhero, a supervillain, or just an everyday hero? Students will learn about turnaround sheets, proportions, and why superheroes wear red and blue, while supervillains prefer purple and green.

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Saturday, November 7 at 3pm

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Thanksgiving Eve Family Celebration

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Wednesday, November 25 from 3 – 5 pm

Free event for Members at the Family Level and above

All Ages

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 15:00 to 17:00
Wed, November 25th, 2015 | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Free event for Members at the Family Level and above

Join us to celebrate Thanksgiving by watching the annual Macy’s Giant Balloon Inflation along West 77th Street. Members at the Family level and above are invited to enjoy exclusive access to the street and fun activities and festive treats in the Museum. Invitation to follow. For more information email membership@nyhistory.org or call (212) 485-9279.

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School Vacation Week: Presidential Superheroes

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Saturday, February 11 to Sunday, February 23, All day

Free with Museum admission

All Ages

Thu, 02/11/2016 - 10:00
Thu, February 11th, 2016 | 10:00 am
Fri, February 12th, 2016 | 10:00 am
Sat, February 13th, 2016 | 10:00 am
Sun, February 14th, 2016 | 10:00 am
Tue, February 16th, 2016 | 10:00 am
Wed, February 17th, 2016 | 10:00 am
Thu, February 18th, 2016 | 10:00 am
Fri, February 19th, 2016 | 10:00 am
Sat, February 20th, 2016 | 10:00 am
Sun, February 21st, 2016 | 10:00 am
Mon, February 22nd, 2016 | 10:00 am
Tue, February 23rd, 2016 | 10:00 am

Wham! Pow! Zap! Superheroes, American heroes and their fans are all gathering at the New-York Historical Society for the special exhibition Superheroes in Gotham. Don’t miss out on all the amazing feats of fun this week as we mix, match, and mash up our favorite larger than life idols. Families will travel through America’s past with programming that keeps everyone engaged.

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School Vacation Week: Ride the Rails!

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Saturday, December 26 to Sunday, January 3, All Day

Free with Museum admission

All ages

Sat, 12/26/2015 - 10:00
Sat, December 26th, 2015 | 10:00 am
Sun, December 27th, 2015 | 10:00 am
Tue, December 29th, 2015 | 10:00 am
Wed, December 30th, 2015 | 10:00 am
Thu, December 31st, 2015 | 10:00 am
Fri, January 1st, 2016 | 10:00 am
Sat, January 2nd, 2016 | 10:00 am
Sun, January 3rd, 2016 | 10:00 am

Come celebrate our special winter exhibition Holiday Express with classic train storybooks and hands-on craft activities! Families will travel through America’s past with vacation week programming that keeps everyone engaged. Go on a Museum-wide scavenger hunt for centuries-old objects, stay for story time, and create your very own train-themed souvenir from the day with hands-on activities.

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