Macy's Sunday Story Time: Magic

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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.

Support for the Macy's Sunday Story Hour provided by the Macy's Foundation.

Circus-In-A-Suitcase With Kevin O'Keefe

Speaker: 
Kevin O'Keefe
Sun, June 2nd, 2013 | 1:30 pm

Ages 4 and up. Free with Museum admission

Families will be amazed to see an entire circus emerge from one suitcase! A tent, band, lights, and a boisterous ringmaster and magician will all be joined by the most important performers – the audience! Kids will be engaged and physically involved in the performance in this unique circus program.

Macy's Sunday Story Time: Magic

Speaker: 
Matt Wayne
Sun, May 19th, 2013 | 11:30 am

Recommended for children ages 4–7.

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. After reading about Houdini’s life and performances, consider staying at the museum and learning magic tricks of your own from celebrity magician Matt Wayne.

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

Mostly Magic with Matt Wayne

Speaker: 
Matt Wayne

Sundays, March 3, 10, April 21, May 19, 1pm

Sun, March 3rd, 2013 | 1:00 pm
Sun, March 10th, 2013 | 1:00 pm
Sun, April 21st, 2013 | 1:00 pm
Sun, May 19th, 2013 | 1:00 pm

 

New York Magic with Matt Wayne

Speaker: 
Matt Wayne
Sat, May 18th, 2013 | 7:00 pm

Note: This event has been cancelled

 

EVENT DETAILS

In a city where architecture seems to defy gravity and buildings appear and disappear in the blink of an eye, New York has long served as a premier venue for the world’s most renowned magicians. From Harry Houdini to Al Flosso to Jeff Sheridan, the city continues to attract and foster entertainers from around the world. In keeping with this tradition, New-York Historical presents an evening of dazzling fun with celebrity magician Matt Wayne.

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