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  • 1220 Fifth Ave at 103rd St., Open Daily 10am–6pm

    For Families and Community

    Cultural Heritage Celebrations

    Join us for free cultural events that celebrate the rich diversity of the city. These drop-in community events honor various cultures and traditions that bring us together as New Yorkers.

    My City Lab

    My City Lab is an explorative space for families with children ages 6-12 to discover NYC history and imagine its future.

    For Families Friday, February 24, 11:00am

    Wearable Art

    Explore mid-1870s and early 20th-century costumes, jewelry, portraits, and decorative objects, then use beads and gems to create a unique jewelry piece to wear home!
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    For Families Wednesday, February 22, 11:00am

    Winter Scene Painting

    Take in the wonderland that is New York City in the winter! Explore images from our collections and use your imagination to create a wonderful winter artwork of your own!
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    For Families Thursday, February 23, 11:00am

    Photo Fun

    Get inspired by vintage and contemporary photographs of New York City, then try your hand at our photo station to create a photo of yourself!
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    NYC Tales & NYC Tots

    In a city as diverse as ours, there are millions of stories to tell! Join us for a comforting story circle and a snack as you listen to tales of New York City.

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