4th of July

Spend Independence Day with us! Kids age 17 and younger get free admission to the Museum on Sunday, July 4.

Vacation Week @ Home: Train Tales & Crafts

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Mon, 12/28/2020 - 15:30
Mon, December 28th, 2020 | 3:30 pm
Tue, December 29th, 2020 | 3:30 pm
Wed, December 30th, 2020 | 3:30 pm
Thu, December 31st, 2020 | 3:30 pm
Fri, January 1st, 2021 | 3:30 pm

Ages 3-6

Chugga-chugga choo-choo! Join us via Zoom this December school vacation week from December 28–January 1 as we celebrate our annual Holiday Express exhibition with all things trains!

Each Train Tales & Crafts class includes a hello song, silly movement activities, a train-themed story book reading, and a train-themed craft to do at home. 

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Special Halloween Storytime!

Sat, 10/31/2020 - 15:30
Sat, October 31st, 2020 | 3:30 pm

Recommended for ages 3-6, but all ages welcome

Join us via Zoom this Halloween, for a special spooooky—but not scary—Little New-Yorkers. Sing silly songs, dance the Monster Mash, and tell magical stories about ghosts, goblins, and goats! Dress up in your favorite costume as we discover fun facts about trick-or-treating and candy on this very special and fang-tastic Halloween. 

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Special Family Program: Meet Author Vashti Harrison!

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Thu, 08/13/2020 - 13:00
Thu, August 13th, 2020 | 1:00 pm

Free; all ages 

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Celebrate July 4th @ Home

Sat, 07/04/2020 - 10:00
Sat, July 4th, 2020 | 10:00 am


All ages; free

Celebrate Independence Day with us and reflect on the many meanings of the holiday. We’ve got a whole day’s worth of programming planned, including a speech by Frederick Douglass delivered by historical interpreter Joel Cook, a deep dive into Jackie Robinson’s legacy of activism with the Jackie Robinson Museum, and sing-alongs that give voice to struggles and hopes throughout American history. Come together as a family and think about what the July 4th holiday means to you or your community! Check back in the coming days for more program details.

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Camp History @ Home: Women March

Mon, 07/20/2020 - 13:00
Mon, July 20th, 2020 | 1:00 pm
Tue, July 21st, 2020 | 1:00 pm
Wed, July 22nd, 2020 | 1:00 pm
Thu, July 23rd, 2020 | 1:00 pm
Mon, July 27th, 2020 | 1:00 pm
Tue, July 28th, 2020 | 1:00 pm
Wed, July 29th, 2020 | 1:00 pm
Thu, July 30th, 2020 | 1:00 pm
Mon, August 3rd, 2020 | 1:00 pm
Tue, August 4th, 2020 | 1:00 pm
Wed, August 5th, 2020 | 1:00 pm
Thu, August 6th, 2020 | 1:00 pm
Mon, August 10th, 2020 | 1:00 pm
Tue, August 11th, 2020 | 1:00 pm
Wed, August 12th, 2020 | 1:00 pm
Thu, August 13th, 2020 | 1:00 pm


Show us what a feminist looks like! Download and use this activity packet to explore New-York Historical’s exhibit Women March and be inspired by Vashti Harrison’s celebrated book Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History. While you complete this activity packet you will:

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Girl Scouts @ Home: "Women March"

Fri, 06/19/2020 -
16:00 to 17:00
Fri, June 19th, 2020 |
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm


Girl Scouts, ages 8+

Join us for a live, virtual journey through history, as a Museum educator answers your questions and walks you through a slideshow of objects and imagery via Zoom, an easy-to-use video conferencing platform that requires no special login or membership.

All Girl Scouts, ages 8+, are welcome to participate, but we recommend this program specifically to Scouts working on Juniors' Playing the Past badge, Seniors' Behind the Ballot badge, and Ambassadors' Public Policy badge.

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Girl Scouts @ Home: "Women March"

Tue, 05/26/2020 -
16:00 to 17:00
Tue, May 26th, 2020 |
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm


Girl Scouts, ages 8+

Join us for a live, virtual journey through history, as a Museum educator answers your questions and walks you through a slideshow of objects and imagery via Zoom, an easy-to-use video conferencing platform that requires no special login or membership.

All Girl Scouts, ages 8+, are welcome to participate, but we recommend this program specifically to Scouts working on Juniors' Playing the Past badge, Seniors' Behind the Ballot badge, and Ambassadors' Public Policy badge.

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Girl Scouts @ Home: "Women March"

Sat, 05/02/2020 -
14:00 to 15:00
Sat, May 2nd, 2020 |
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm


Girl Scouts, ages 8+

Join us for a live, virtual journey through history, as a Museum educator answers your questions and walks you through a slideshow of objects and imagery via Zoom, an easy-to-use video conferencing platform that requires no special login or membership.

All Girl Scouts, ages 8+, are welcome to participate, but we recommend this program specifically to Scouts working on Juniors' Playing the Past badge, Seniors' Behind the Ballot badge, and Ambassadors' Public Policy badge.

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"Women March" Family Day

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Sun, 03/08/2020 - 12:00
Sun, March 8th, 2020 | 12:00 pm

Free with Museum Admission
All ages

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Lunar New Year 2020

Sun, 02/02/2020 - 13:00
Sun, February 2nd, 2020 | 1:00 pm


All ages
Adults $15; Ages 17 & Under, Free

Join us and our friends from the Vietnam Heritage Center with performances, red envelopes, and festive activities celebrating Year of the Rat. Learn about all the ways Lunar New Year is celebrated throughout Southeast Asia, including Vietnam and Cambodia.

Programming includes hands-on activities such as Tet card making and Li Xi making. Performances include Lion Dance, singing, and Ao Dai fashion show.

 

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