There are so many sculptures to explore! We'll think deeply about sculpture and ask some questions: How do artists make sculptures? What do the artists want to tell us?
We'll look at the special exhibition by artist Nari Ward as well as the permanent works in the park!
Kids 6-10 and their grown-ups
Free with RSVP
The Chelsea Galleries are always full of surprises! There is lots to explore and much to think about! We'll visit three of our favorite, family friendly exhibits to ponder the age old question "what is art?"
Kids 6-8 and their grown-ups
$25 per child and adult pair. Each additional person $10.
Discover art through story time, creative movement, gallery walks and art making, designed for the smallest art enthusiasts.
Join us as we explore colors through the galleries at MoMA.
Children 2-4 years old and their adults
$25/ child + adult pair
Please remember that close supervision of young children is mandatory at the museum. We will be sitting on the floors of the gallery throughout our experience.
Have you ever heard of an exhibit that lets you take the art? The current show at The Jewish Museum lets you do just that! Let's take a tour, explore, learn, discuss, and take some art home.
Kids 5+ and adults
$25 per family ( includes museum entrance)
We're headed to Japan!
Exclusive explorations for toddlers at the MET. All in Russian! Our specially designed tours allow young children to discover art through story time, creative movement, gallery walks and art making.
A program in partnership with Zplay!
During autumn, when everyone moves indoors, Jewish households build temporary dwellings and invite guest to join them for holiday meals in their sukkahs. Through this Sukkot themed tour we will explore the ideas of shelter, refuge, and home through the exhibition Insecurities: Tracing Displacement and Shelter. Drawing inspiration from the art and thinking about todays refugee crisis, work as a family to design your own sukkah.
Sunday, September 18, 2016
What are some things you just can’t throw away? What are some things that you like to collect? As we explore this fun exhibit, we’ll think about the meaning of objects, our desire to preserve memories, to capture moments, and even to hold on to trash.
Kids 5+ and adults
$25 per family
How was Stuart Davis inspired by Jazz to create his art? We'll explore these vibrant works and learn how sound can be visualized!
Ages 5-8and adults
Mythical creatures and hybrid animals are common themes in art and stories of many cultures. Why would people combine different parts of various animals into one creation?We'll look closely at the animals at the zoo and think about their individual attributes and qualities. Elephants are known to be compassionate; donkeys, stubborn. Lions are full of pride. Giraffes have the best vantage point. Thinking about each animal's character, we'll create and paint our own hybrid animal that portrays the most admirable qualities.
Visit the Met Breur for this exceptional exhibit of artworks left undone. Why would an artist leave a work incomplete? What is the artistic process? How does one know when to stop? we'll think about all these questions as we take a close look at the works in this collection.
Kids ages 6-10 plus adults
Exhibit Information Here.
We're taking a field trip out of New York!
Meet us at Grounds For Sculpture in New Jersey for a day in the 42-acre park filled with fantastic sculptures. We'll spend the afternoon looking at artists transformations of famous paintings into life-like sculptures. Think about perspective in paintings and what is left out or unseen. What must artists imagine in order to bring art from 2D to 3D. We'll enjoy some of our own still life representations and create tableaux vivants- can you say photo opp!
Ages 5-10 and adults
We'll tableaux vivant with you!
Get your competitive socks on!
Race against other families to find all the answers of the scavenger hunt by exploring the art work at MoMA. Find details you might have not noticed before, learn interesting facts about the art, take selfies!, solve puzzles!
Ages 8+ and adults
Sunday, December 20, 2015
From the overly orderly to the seemingly chaotic, Frank Stella's works appear as optical illusions, bulging into the space of the viewer. Is it a painting? Is it a sculpture? We'll explore some of his most unique works in this retrospective as well as create our own Stella-esque masterpieces.
For kids ages 6-10 and and their adults.
$35 per child/adult pair (includes museum entry)
Saturday, December 12, 2015
11:00 am- 1:00pm
This highly anticipated show of sculptures by Picasso is not to be missed. Tour details coming soon.
Kids 6 - 10 + adults
$30 / adult, child pair. $10 each additional person.
Includes admission to the museum.
I want to meet Esmeralda!
Art is everywhere in Bushwick. Take a stroll through the neighborhood and gaze at these vibrant public artworks on the streets. There is more to graffiti than meets the eye, some of the most well known street artists left their mark on these walls in Brooklyn. And of course, nobody is going home without trying their hand at some graffiti.
This is your chance to explore Lilac, America's only steam-powered Lighthouse Tender before it leaves New York! This charming boat is filled with art and has loads of nooks and crannies to explore and much to learn about it's history and the art displayed!
It's not just an ordinary stroll. At the entrance of the park stand 212 spools of yarn created by artist Tatiana Trouvé. Why 212? What do these spools have to do with Central Park? Learn about this artists beautiful representation of the many paths and people that walked them in Central Park. Inspired by the work, we'll wander through the park and create our own 'map' celebrating our walk.
Whimsical sculpture that asks you to engage! Join us as we tour Brooklyn Bridge Park and climb, play, and learn about the work of artist Jeppe Hein and his outdoor sculptures. What makes something whimsical?
Have a go at making your own whimsical, site specific sculptures!
Spend the afternoon at the Light Over Time public exhibition at the Metro Tech Commons exploring this colorful artwork. Touching, scratching, climbing are all allowed as we explore these playful sculptures the artists, SamFalls, left to the environmental factors. We will look at how weather, erosion and time effect various materials.
Shhh! Buried away in the hustle and bustle of Grand Central is a little known secret that’s so much fun to discover. Listen carefully, this secret must be whispered. Join us for a short kid friendly sounds tour of Grand Central and a special sound art exploration activity!
Put on your comfortable shoes or your fancy heels and join us for a trip to the Brooklyn Museum to take a closer look at “fashions most provocative accessory.” We will explore this extraordinary collection together and after drawing some inspiration design our own dream heels!