Special Summer Offerings

Now through Labor Day enjoy an exciting array of family programs and admission discounts for museum-goers of all ages!



Macy's Sunday Story Time: Madeline’s Rescue

Every Sunday. Free with Museum Admission. Recommended for ages 3-7. From the 17th to the 21st century, through fiction and through fact, hear tales of NYC and the people who made it great – new stories each week!

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 11:30
Sun, July 13th, 2014 | 11:30 am

Every Sunday. Free with Museum Admission. Recommended for Ages 3-7.

Madeline’s Rescue by Ludwig Bemelmans

To celebrate our special exhibition Madeline in New York: The Art of Ludwig Bemelmans, we will be reading Madeline books all summer long!

Come see what predicament Madeline has gotten herself into and be introduced to the canine hero of the day, Genevieve!

Sunday Story Time participants will also receive their very own Madeline book plate!

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Macy's Sunday Story Time: Madeline

Every Sunday. Free with Museum Admission. Recommended for ages 3-7. From the 17th to the 21st century, through fiction and through fact, hear tales of NYC and the people who made it great – new stories each week!

Sun, 07/06/2014 - 11:30
Sun, July 6th, 2014 | 11:30 am

Every Sunday. Free with Museum Admission. Recommended for Ages 3-7.

Madeline by Ludwig Bemelmans

To celebrate our special exhibition Madeline in New York: The Art of Ludwig Bemelmans, we will be reading Madeline books all summer long!

We kick off our Madeline-themed summer story time this week with Bemelmans’ very first book featuring twelve little girls in two straight lines where the smallest one was Madeline!

Sunday Story Time participants will also receive their very own Madeline book plate!

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Macy's Sunday Story Time: Revolutionary Tales

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Sun, 06/29/2014 - 11:30
Sun, June 29th, 2014 | 11:30 am

Recommended for ages 3–7. 

Prepare for our nation’s birthday by guessing which silly tall tales about our founding fathers are true or not in Lane Smith’s John, Paul, George & Ben, then hear an extraordinary true story about how a bookseller helped chase the British army out of Boston during the Revolutionary War.

John, Paul, George & Ben by Lane Smith
Henry and the Cannons by Don Brown

From the seventeenth century to the twenty-first, through fiction and through fact, hear tales of NYC and the people who made it great.

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Macy's Sunday Story Time: Mermaids on Parade

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Sun, 06/22/2014 - 11:30
Sun, June 22nd, 2014 | 11:30 am

Recommended for ages 3–7. 

Where can you flip your fins and jump, dance, and stroll? Coney Island’s Mermaid Parade, of course! Celebrate summer by learning about this artistic parade’s history.

Mermaids on Parade by Melanie Hope Greenberg

From the seventeenth century to the twenty-first, through fiction and through fact, hear tales of NYC and the people who made it great.

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Macy's Sunday Story Time: Cool City Dads

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Sun, 06/15/2014 - 11:30
Sun, June 15th, 2014 | 11:30 am

Recommended for ages 3–7. 

Do you know how to scat? If not, then learn all about vocal improvisation from Cool Daddy Rat! If so, then show off your skills during this jazzy, call-and-response storytime!

Cool Daddy Rat by Kristyn Crow

From the seventeenth century to the twenty-first, through fiction and through fact, hear tales of NYC and the people who made it great.

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Macy's Sunday Story Time: Hit the Road

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Sun, 06/08/2014 - 11:30
Sun, June 8th, 2014 | 11:30 am

Recommended for ages 3–7. 

Put New York in your rear-view mirror, and rhyme your way across the country with Jack Kerouac as he answers the call to “Hit the Road!”

Hit the Road, Jack by Robert Burleigh

From the seventeenth century to the twenty-first, through fiction and through fact, hear tales of NYC and the people who made it great.

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Macy's Sunday Story Time: Subway Hijinks

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Sun, 06/01/2014 - 11:30
Sun, June 1st, 2014 | 11:30 am

Recommended for ages 3–7. 

Share your own subway adventures after reading about a sparrow that flies aboard the D train, then try to guess what the next stop is on My Subway Ride!

Subway Sparrow by Leyla Torres
My Subway Ride by Paul Dubois Jacobs and Jennifer Swender

From the seventeenth century to the twenty-first, through fiction and through fact, hear tales of NYC and the people who made it great.

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Macy's Sunday Story Time: Memorial Day

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 11:30
Sun, May 25th, 2014 | 11:30 am

Recommended for ages 3–7. 

Watching the Memorial Day parade with his mother, Marco wishes that his abuelo were there to enjoy the celebration. After all, his grandfather is a veteran, and the parade is in his honor! Join us to learn what surprise Marco’s mother and grandfather have in store for him!

Memorial Day Surprise by Theresa Golding

From the seventeenth century to the twenty-first, through fiction and through fact, hear tales of NYC and the people who made it great.

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Macy's Sunday Story Time: Magic

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Sun, 05/18/2014 - 11:30
Sun, May 18th, 2014 | 11:30 am

Recommended for ages 3–7. 

Learning and performing magic tricks is tough—but when the going got tough, Houdini didn’t quit! He followed his dreams to become the best escape artist and moved to New York City.

Houdini: World's Greatest Mystery Man and Escape King by Kathleen Krull

From the seventeenth century to the twenty-first, through fiction and through fact, hear tales of NYC and the people who made it great.

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Macy's Sunday Story Time: Mother’s Day

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Sun, 05/11/2014 - 11:30
Sun, May 11th, 2014 | 11:30 am

Recommended for ages 3–7. 

It is important to spend quality time with your mom on Mother’s Day. But a little Bear lost his mama in the middle of New York City. Help the little Bear find his mama and then share what you enjoyed about the story with your mother!

When You Meet a Bear on Broadway by Amy Hest

From the seventeenth century to the twenty-first, through fiction and through fact, hear tales of NYC and the people who made it great.

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