Reading into History: Fighting for Justice: Fred Korematsu Speaks Up, Winner of the 2017 Children’s History Book Prize!

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Laura Atkins and Stan Yogi
Sun, 05/20/2018 - 14:00
Sun, May 20th, 2018 | 2:00 pm

Free with Museum Admission
Recommended for ages 9–12 and their adults

This month’s meeting will feature authors Laura Atkins and Stan Yogi, winners of the 2017 New-York Historical Society Children’s History Book Prize for their book: Fighting for Justice: Fred Korematsu Speaks Up. Come discuss the book, meet the authors,

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Independence Day: Freedoms and Food in WWII

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Wed, 07/04/2018 -
11:00 to 15:00
Wed, July 4th, 2018 |
11:00 am to 3:00 pm

Free Museum Admission for ages 17 and under; no RSVP required
Recommended for all ages

In honor of our exhibition Rockwell, Roosevelt and the Four Freedoms, we’re celebrating Independence Day by learning about the World War II era. Come experience immersive family activities exploring the freedoms Americans cherish, the daily lives of soldiers, and warfront and homefront food. All visitors will get a free, tasty treat invented for WWII soldiers—M&Ms!
 

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Harry Potter Trivia for Families

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Sun, 10/14/2018 -
14:00 to 15:30
Sun, October 14th, 2018 |
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

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Do you know your Wampus Cat from your Bowtruckle? Or what type of quill Rita Skeeter favors? Bring your whole family for a fun afternoon of trivia in our enchanting library and test your knowledge of the Wizarding World with questions from the experts at Pottermore. Winners will take home some awesome prizes!

Ticket to the exhibition Harry Potter: A History of Magic not included.

Price: 
$25
Members price: 
$22
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Historical Hallowe’en Family Party

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Sun, 10/28/2018 -
17:00 to 19:00
Sun, October 28th, 2018 |
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Includes activities, candy, and admission to Harry Potter: A History of Magic
Families with children age 18 and under

Price: 
$20
Members price: 
$15
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History of Magic Family Days

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Sun, 12/09/2018 -
13:00 to 16:00
Sun, December 9th, 2018 |
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Free with Museum Admission 
All ages

Experience a magical afternoon celebrating Harry Potter! Get creative with hands-on activities and crafts exploring some of the characteristics of the four Hogwarts Houses—Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw, and Slytherin. You and your family will:

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History of Magic Family Days

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Sun, 11/18/2018 -
13:00 to 16:00
Sun, November 18th, 2018 |
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Free with Museum Admission 
All ages

Experience a magical afternoon celebrating Harry Potter! Get creative with hands-on activities and crafts exploring some of the characteristics of the four Hogwarts Houses—Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw, and Slytherin. You and your family will:

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Writing Historical Fantasy with Writopia Labs

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Sat, 11/03/2018 -
14:00 to 18:00
Sat, November 3rd, 2018 |
2:00 pm to 6:00 pm


Ages 11–13
$125 per student
($100 per Member)

Includes instruction and materials, plus admission to Harry Potter: A History of Magic exhibition

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Writing Historical Fantasy with Writopia Labs

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Sun, 10/21/2018 -
14:00 to 18:00
Sun, October 21st, 2018 |
2:00 pm to 6:00 pm


Ages 8–10
$125 per student
($100 per Member)

Includes instruction and materials, plus admission to Harry Potter: A History of Magic exhibition

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Reading into History: My Mixed-Up Berry Blue Summer

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Speaker: 
Jennifer Gennari
Sun, 06/24/2018 -
14:00 to 16:00
Sun, June 24th, 2018 |
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

In celebration of Pride Month, join us at our Reading into History Family Book Club to discuss the story of a young girl and her perspective on the legalization of same-sex marriages set in the not-too-distant past. Author Jennifer Gennari joins us in person to answer your questions about her groundbreaking book. Afterwards, we’ll head to the library and explore historical objects related to the story!

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April School Vacation Week

Tue, 04/03/2018 -
10:00 to 18:00
Tue, April 3rd, 2018 |
10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Wed, April 4th, 2018 |
10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Thu, April 5th, 2018 |
10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Fri, April 6th, 2018 |
10:00 am to 6:00 pm

History Hunt
April 3–6, 2018
All Day
Free with Museum Admission

Can you find a model of the Half Moon, a ship captained by Henry Hudson? Did you know that George Washington had a house right here in New York City? Go on a history hunt in our DiMenna Children’s History Museum to search for unique objects and learn fun facts about American history!

History Detective Briefcase for Families
April 3–6
1–3 pm
Free with Museum Admission

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