Floor Closure

The second floor of the Museum will be closed Saturday, December 16.

Family Programs

Special Family Event
Mo Willems Family Weekend
Saturday, June 4th, 2016 | 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Saturday, June 4 and Sunday, June 5, All Day
Free with Museum Admission
All Ages

Come see the special exhibition The Art and Whimsy of Mo Willems and explore New York through the lens of Mo Willems – just like Knuffle Bunny! Kids will learn to sketch beloved characters into New York street scenes, create wire sculptures, listen to stories,get a Statue of Pigeon tattoo, and snap photos with Elephant and Piggie all weekend long!

Create Your Own Wire Sculpture
12:30 – 3:30 pm

Time to get creative! Bring your favorite storybook character to life with pliable wires and colorful embellishments.

Meet Elephant and Piggie
12:30 – 3:30 pm

Be on the lookout for Elephant and Piggie! These beloved Mo Willems characters will be roaming our galleries all afternoon long and happy to pose for a photo with their biggest little fans.

Photo by Marty Umans

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




Birthday Parties information: download as pdf 

Creative: Tronvig Group