Family Programs

Special Family Event
Eloise’s Rawther Fancy Party
Saturday, September 30th, 2017 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Free with Museum Admission
All ages

Don’t dawdle! Eloise at the Museum celebrates The Plaza’s most famous resident through words, art, and a special appearance by Nanny! Kids will have a blast creating art, hearing stories, taking pictures, and making mischief in this special afternoon of Eloise-inspired fun.

Eloise on the Big Screen with Janet Brownell 
2 pm–September 30 only      
Special guest Janet Brownell the screenwriter of the beloved film Eloise at the Plaza, starring Julie Andrews, will introduce the film and answer your questions before the movie begins.                       

Meet Hilary Knight
2 pm–October 1 only
Don’t dawdle!
 Join us as we celebrate Hilary Knight​​—the man who gave Eloise her bow, her unruly hair, and of course, her smirk! Mr. Knight will meet and greet with fans of all ages and sign books.
Line opens at 1 pm; FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED. One book per home may be signed. The book signing will last for a limited time.

Nanny at the Museum
1–3 pm
Get ready for a rawther fun time at the Museum, where you'll meet meet meet Nanny and talk talk talk with her just like Eloise!

Eloise Crafts
12–4 pm
Stop by to decorate your very own pair of rawther fancy sunglasses to wear (just like Eloise!) and create special finger puppets of Weenie and Skipperdee to take home. 

Eloise Story Times
1, 2, and 3 pm
Skibble into the Eloise at the Museum story corner and listen to the exploits of The Plaza’s most famous resident.

Eloise Mad Libs
1 pm
"I am Eloise. I am six. I am a city child. I live at The Plaza." Get ready to get silly as we swap out these timeless words for brand new ones!

Please contact familyprograms@nyhistory.org for more information and pricing.

 

MONTHLY CALENDAR

MANY FAMILY PROGRAMS ARE FREE WITH MUSEUM ADMISSION.

Birthday Parties information: download as pdf 

Creative: Tronvig Group