Open Memorial Day

The Museum will be open on Monday, May 28, from 10 am – 6 pm.

Balloons Over Broadway

Balloons Over Broadway
Sun, November 20th, 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.

Just in time for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, find out how these big balloons came to be! Meet author and illustrator Melissa Sweet as she reads from her book Balloons Over Broadway. This story explores the life and passion of Tony Sarg, the puppeteer who first created large-helium balloons the parade.

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


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

Creative: Tronvig Group