Special Summer Offerings

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

Family Program
Little New-Yorkers
Tue, March 3rd, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Fri, March 6th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Tue, March 10th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Fri, March 13th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Tue, March 17th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Fri, March 20th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Tue, March 24th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Fri, March 27th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Tue, March 31st, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Fri, April 3rd, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Tue, April 7th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Fri, April 10th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Tue, April 14th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Fri, April 17th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Fri, April 24th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Tue, April 28th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Fri, May 1st, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Tue, May 5th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Fri, May 8th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Tue, May 12th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Fri, May 15th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Tue, May 19th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Fri, May 22nd, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Tue, May 26th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Fri, May 29th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Tue, June 2nd, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Fri, June 5th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Tue, June 9th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Fri, June 12th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Tue, June 16th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Fri, June 19th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Tue, June 23rd, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Fri, June 26th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Tue, June 30th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Fri, July 3rd, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Tue, July 7th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Fri, July 10th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Tue, July 14th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Fri, July 17th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Tue, July 21st, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Fri, July 24th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Tue, July 28th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Fri, July 31st, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Tue, August 4th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Fri, August 7th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Tue, August 11th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Fri, August 14th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Tue, August 18th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Fri, August 21st, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Tue, August 25th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Fri, August 28th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Tue, September 1st, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Fri, September 4th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Tue, September 8th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Fri, September 11th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Tue, September 15th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Fri, September 18th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Tue, September 22nd, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Fri, September 25th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Tue, September 29th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Fri, October 2nd, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Tue, October 6th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Fri, October 9th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Tue, October 13th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Fri, October 16th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Tue, October 20th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Fri, October 23rd, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Tue, October 27th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Fri, October 30th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Tue, November 3rd, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Fri, November 6th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Tue, November 10th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Fri, November 13th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Tue, November 17th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Fri, November 20th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Tue, November 24th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Fri, November 27th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Tue, December 1st, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Fri, December 4th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Tue, December 8th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Fri, December 11th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Tue, December 15th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Fri, December 18th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Tue, December 22nd, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Fri, December 25th, 2015 | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm

Every Tuesday and Friday. Free with Museum Admission. Ages 3-5.  

Each class includes time with historic toys, a special Little New-Yorkers hello song, story readings, and a related craft project.

Little New-Yorkers in July

July 7 and 10

The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf

Join us as we continue to welcome Picasso’s “Le Tricorne” by exploring the Spanish tradition of bullfighting. In this children’s literary classic, we’ll learn that Ferdinand is unlike any bull we’ve met before. Children will then make a bull mask to wear—crowned with flowers, just like Ferdinand!

July 14 and 17

Knuffle Bunny Free: An Unexpected Diversion by Mo Willems

This week we’re reading the last installment in the Knuffle Bunny saga. Trixie is all grown up—what will become of Knuffle Bunny? Join us to find out. Children will then make a charm necklace with their favorite characters.

July 21 and 24

One Sunday Morning by Yumi Heo

Join us this week to explore the incredible Central Park through the eyes of the young boy, Minho. Maybe you’ll even get inspired with some fun summertime activities. Children will then make their own New York City-inspired collage.

July 28 and 31

A Teeny Tiny Baby by Amy Schwartz

Babies are wonderful and unique, each with a mind of her own! Come along as a teeny, tiny baby takes us through the world from his point of view. Children will then make their own felt baby shoes.

Little New-Yorkers in August

August 4 and 7

Rush Hour by Christine Loomis

This week we’ll explore the different ways people travel around New York City, from historical modes of transport to modern day wonders. Children will then make their own three-dimensional rolling coach.

August 11 and 14

You Forgot Your Skirt Amelia Bloomer! by Shana Corey

This week we’ll find out how much fashion has changed, especially for women! We’ll learn about why women began to wear pants known as bloomers, thanks to the lovely Amelia Bloomer. Children will then make their own Victorian-style paper doll.

August 18 and 21

Nellie Bly Story by Nellie Bly

Come to hear what inspired the amazing Nellie Bly to travel around the world in 1889, from the lady, herself! Children will then make a suitcase to plan their own round-the-world adventures.

August 25 and 28

When Everyone Wore Hats by William Steig

This week we’ll explore a time when everyone dressed up! Women wore fancy hats and necklaces and men sported pocket watches and canes. Children will then make their own cameo necklaces or pocket watches to carry home.

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Please call (212) 485-9240 or e-mail dchm@nyhistory.org for more information and pricing.


MONTHLY CALENDAR

MANY FAMILY PROGRAMS ARE FREE WITH MUSEUM ADMISSION.

 

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Birthday Parties information: download as pdf 

Creative: Tronvig Group