Valentine’s Day is a great excuse to gather the kids and check out some fun things to do in Lower Manhattan. We’ve rounded up some of our favorites and shared details and website information on how to register and learn more. Share the love!
Create a crafty Valentine’s Day card for the whole family.
Location: 97 Warren Street (B&N Tribeca)
Ages: all ages welcome
Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm
Location: 103 Charlton Street (Children’s Museum of the Arts)
Location: 39 Battery Place (The Skyscraper Museum)
Ages: All ages
Fee: $5/child (Museum members are free)
Time: 5:00p – 6:30p
Location: 40 Gold Street (Kidville)
Ages: All ages
Fee: $25/per child (members) and $30/child (non-members)
Location: B&N Tribeca- 97 Warren Street
Ages: All Ages
Children’s Museum of the Arts at the Seaport. Enjoy the Neighborhood Family Workshop at South Street Seaport. As part of the Downtown Design Festival, teaching artists from the Children’s Museum of the Arts are hosting a special architecture workshop with the whole family in Seaport Studios.
Taking inspiration from the South Street Seaport neighborhood, families will brainstorm and design their own unique buildings. Using recycled materials, families will work with Teaching Artists to create their own unique buildings to add to a collaborative neighborhood or to take home! Each family will leave with a special CMA gift bag worth $32!
Date: Saturday, May 14th [Read more…]
CMA Day at Pine Street School. Join Pine Street School in partnership with Children’s Museum of the Arts featuring CMA and Figment artist-in-residence Yung Lee Page. There will be three workshops throughout this week as well as docents doing tours of the pop-up museum and screenings of animated short films by CMA kids.
Dates: Monday, April 6th, Wednesday April 8th and Thursday, April 9th [Read more…]
Many parents would like their children to be interested in art. Making art is a simple low cost form of entertainment that fosters creativity. It has long-term cognitive benefits and helps build communication skills, social skills, and confidence. In a city replete with opportunity, what is the best way to stimulate and encourage an interest in art?