Sunday Story Hour: Artists of New York

Fabulous! A Portrait of Andy Warhol by Bonnie Christensen
ART 123 by Stefano Zuffi

Sun, April 8th, 2012 | 12:30 pm

 

New York City is a bustling city full of artists! Learn about American Artist Andy Warhol, and take a trip through his life and art to see how New York inspired him.
Fabulous! A Portrait of Andy Warhol by Bonnie Christensen
ART 123 by Stefano Zuffi

Free with Museum admission.

 

Sunday Story Hour: Welcome Spring!

When Blue Met Egg by Lindsay Ward

Sun, April 1st, 2012 | 12:30 pm

 

What happens in the city when winter becomes spring? Take a journey through New York City with a bird named Blue and her friend Egg as they watch the seasons change, and Blue gets a colorful spring surprise.

When Blue Met Egg by Lindsay Ward

Free with Museum admission.

 

Sunday Story Hour: Emma's Poem

Free with museum admission.

Sun, March 25th, 2012 | 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

How did a Jewish girl from New York City get her poem etched onto the Statue of Liberty? Hear the story of Emma Lazarus and discover the inspiration for her famous poem, "The New Colossus."

Free with museum admission.

Maritcha: A Nineteenth-Century American Girl

Speaker: 
Tonya Bolden

Meet Tonya Bolden and hear her read excerpts from her book Maritcha: A Nineteenth-Century American Girl. It tells the true story of a young black girl who was born free and raised in New York City during the middle of the nineteenth century.

Free with museum admission.

Sun, March 18th, 2012 | 12:30 pm

Meet Tonya Bolden and hear her read excerpts from her book Maritcha: A Nineteenth-Century American Girl. It tells the true story of a young black girl who was born free and raised in New York City during the middle of the nineteenth century.

Free with museum admission.

City Under Snow

How does a big city react to snow? Some people play in it, some people have to clean it up! Hear both sides in these stories of big snows in the city.

Sun, January 29th, 2012 | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

From the seventeenth century to the twenty-first, through fiction and through fact, hear tales of NYC and the people who made it great. Every Sunday at the DiMenna Children's History Museum.

How does a big city react to snow? Some people play in it, some people have to clean it up! Hear both sides in these stories of big snows in the city.

Free with museum admission.

A-Z NYC

Explore the alphabet and the city – find hidden letters and connections in these tales.

Sun, January 22nd, 2012 | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

From the 17th century to the 21st, through fiction and through fact, hear tales of NYC and the people who made it great. Every Sunday at the DiMenna Children's History Museum.

Explore the alphabet and the city—find hidden letters and connections in these tales.

Free with museum admission.

Martin's Childhood

What was Martin Luther King Jr.’s childhood like? Learn about Martin’s family and upbringing.

Sun, January 15th, 2012 | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

From the seventeenth century to the twenty-first, through fiction and through fact, hear tales of NYC and the people who made it great. Every Sunday at the DiMenna Children's History Museum.

What was Martin Luther King Jr.’s childhood like? Learn about Martin’s family and upbringing.

Free with museum admission.

Subway Lines

What subway do you take? Hear stories about the NYC subways system and learn about its history.

Sun, January 8th, 2012 | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

From the 17th century to the 21st, through fiction and through fact, hear tales of NYC and the people who made it great.

What subway do you take? Hear stories about the NYC subways system and learn about its history.

Free with museum admission.

A Dutch-English-New York Christmas!

Sun, December 18th, 2011 | 11:30 am

Event Details

From the 17th century to the 21st, through fiction and through fact, hear tales of NYC and the people who made it great.

Santa Claus arriving in a sleigh? Stockings filled with presents? Hear stories about how these traditions come to be, and the New Yorker Washington Irving’s role in melding Dutch and English customs into the holiday we now know and love.

Free with museum admission. Please check back for information on upcoming story tellers and stories.

Let There Be Light

Sun, December 11th, 2011 | 11:30 am

Event Details

From the 17th century to the 21st, through fiction and through fact, hear tales of NYC and the people who made it great.

How many ways is light a part in holidays at this time of year? Families discover together with these stories of Hanukah, Kwanza, Christmas, and New Year.

Free with museum admission. Please check back for information on upcoming story tellers and stories.

Location

Barbara K. Lipman Children's Library, New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024

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