Sunday Story Time: Keith Haring: The Boy Who Just Kept Drawing

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Sun, 07/28/2019 - 11:30
Sun, July 28th, 2019 | 11:30 am

Free with Museum Admission
Ages 3-7

This month at Sunday Story Time we are learning about artists who lived in New York. Keith Haring was one the most famous artists in New York City. Wherever he was, he always had a pencil in his hand and was constantly drawing.  As we read Keith Haring: The Boy Who Just Kept Drawing we will learn about how Keith because such a well-known artist!  Afterwards we will create puppets similar to the figures in his artwork.

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Sunday Story Time: Pocket Full of Colors

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Sun, 07/21/2019 - 11:30
Sun, July 21st, 2019 | 11:30 am

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Ages 3-7

This month at Sunday Story Time we are learning about artists who lived in New York. Mary Blair was a Disney artist who used the most unique and daring colors to tell stories and create magic!  As we read Pocket Full of Color we will understand how Mary saw the world in a variety hues and shades.  Because Mary created magic when she illustrated, as a craft we will be creating our own colorful fairy tale illustrations!

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Sunday Story Time: Radiant Child

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Sun, 07/14/2019 - 11:30
Sun, July 14th, 2019 | 11:30 am

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Ages 3-7

This month at Sunday Story Time we are learning about artists who lived in New York. Jean-Michel Basquiat, born in Brooklyn, was a collage artist and painter. As we read Radiant Child we will learn about how Jean-Michel created art that wasn’t necessarily neat or clean but was always beautiful.  After, we will create our own collages.

Radiant Child written and illustrated Javaka Steptoe, 2016.

Support for Sunday Story Time provided by Shelly and Tommy Mulitz.

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Sunday Story Time: Through Georgia's Eyes

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Sun, 07/07/2019 - 11:30
Sun, July 7th, 2019 | 11:30 am

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Ages 3-7

This month at Sunday Story Time we are learning about artists who lived in New York. Georgia O’Keefe was known for her colorful flowers and New York and New Mexico landscapes.  As we read Through Georgia’s Eyes we will learn about Georgia’s childhood and what influenced her to be an artist.  Afterward we will create pop-up flowers from paper that are a bright and colorful like Georgia O’Keefe’s work.

Through Georgia’s Eyes written by Rachel Rodriguez and Illustrated by Julie Paschkis, 2006.

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Sunday Story Time: Polka Dot Parade

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Sun, 06/30/2019 - 11:30
Sun, June 30th, 2019 | 11:30 am

Free with Museum Admission
Ages 3-7

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Reading into History Family Book Club: "Out of Left Field"

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Sat, 06/01/2019 -
14:00 to 16:00
Sat, June 1st, 2019 |
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm


Recommended for ages 9–12

Join author Ellen Klages, the winner of this year’s New-York Historical Society Children’s History Book Prize for her novel Out of Left Field! She’ll discuss her remarkable book about a young heroine who uses both her baseball and research skills to battle discrimination in sports.  

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Drag Queen Story Hour

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Sat, 05/18/2019 - 11:30
Sat, May 18th, 2019 | 11:30 am

Free with Museum admission
All ages

Drag Queen Story Hour (DQSH) is as much fun as it sounds! Join us as fabulous guest drag queens read stories to kids. DQSH captures the imagination, play, and fluidity of childhood and gives kids glamorous, positive, and unabashedly queer role models.

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Special Sunday Story Time with the Author and Illustrator of Abela’s Adventure

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Sun, 05/12/2019 - 11:30
Sun, May 12th, 2019 | 11:30 am

Free with Museum admission
Ages 3-7

Join us for a story time adventure! Author Meagan J. Meehan and illustrator Meg Petrillo join us at the Museum for a special reading of their book Abela’s Adventure. When Abela, a scarlet macaw, moves from Brazil to New York with her favorite humans, she naturally feels a little homesick. But after exploring the landmarks and neighborhoods of her new city, Abela soon starts to enjoy New York.

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Sunday Story Time: One Sunday Morning

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Sun, 05/26/2019 - 11:30
Sun, May 26th, 2019 | 11:30 am

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Ages 3-7

Sundays are for walks in the park, lazy brunches, and museums!  At Sunday Story Time this week we will read One Sunday Morning to discover what Minho and his father explore on during their day in the park.  After the reading, children will create a puppet of one the things Minho sees while in the park! I wonder what it will be!

One Sunday Morning written and illustrated by Yumi Heo, 1999.

Support for Sunday Story Time provided by Shelly and Tommy Mulitz.

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Sunday Story Time: Elizabeth's Constellation Quilt

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Sun, 05/19/2019 - 11:30
Sun, May 19th, 2019 | 11:30 am

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Ages 3-7

What a joy it is to lay beneath the night sky and look up at the stars. At Sunday Story Time this week we will be celebrating Astronomy Day as we read Elizabeth’s Constellation Quilt.  After hearing about the adventures of this little mouse named Elizabeth, we will create our own constellation night light!

Elizabeth’s Constellation Quilt written and illustrated Olivia Fu, 2014.

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