Special Summer Offerings

Now through September 6th 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 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.

Little New-Yorkers in September

September 1 and 4

The Adventures of Taxi Dog by Debra Barracca

This week children take a back seat in a New York taxi and experience a day in the life of Maxi. We’ll explore New York sites and even have a “hot dog” together. After the story, children will make their own hot dog craft.

September 8 and 11

The Old Pirate of Central Park by Robert Priest

Arrghh! This week there’s a very silly battle happening in Central Park! After the story, we’ll join the pirate army by making our own pirate ship.

September 15 and 18

El Barrio by Debbi Chocolate

This week a young boy will take us through his barrio, and we’ll celebrate the culture and traditions that make it uniquely his! Then we will make a stained glass window craft to hang at home.

September 22 and 25

Regards to the Man in the Moon by Ezra Jack Keats

This week we explore just how far our imaginations can take us, with a little help from Louie. Families will make their own galaxy mobile craft to take home!

September 29

Abuela by Arthur Dorros

This week we explore the relationships we have with family members by going on a journey with a little girl and her grandmother. After the story we will make our own wooden peg grandparent craft.

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.

 

www.nyhistory.org/programs/
family-programs
 

 

 

Birthday Parties information: download as pdf 

Creative: Tronvig Group