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Monday, November 23, 2015

Holiday Programs at the Children’s Museum of Manhattan

The Children's Museum of Manhattan in New York has some wonderful family-friendly programs going on for the 2015 holiday season. Here's a partial list of some of those holiday programs. You can find a complete listing on their web site.

Children’s Museum of Manhattan
212 West 83rd Street (The Tisch Building) - Directions and Parking
New York, NY
212-721-1223

MUSEUM HOURS:
Sunday – Friday, 10am – 5pm
Saturday, 10am – 7pm, extended hours

ADMISSION: Children and Adults $12, Seniors (65+) $8, Children under 12 months Free
Members Free

Celebrate Hanukkah  Saturday, December 12th - Sunday, December 13th

Eight Nights, Eight Lights: Hanukkah Calendar
Design a banner with pockets to store your eight tiny Hanukkah treasures.
Saturday, December 12, 2015 | 10am-1pm | All ages | Drop-in
Sunday, December 13, 2015 | 10am-1pm | All ages | Drop-in

The Roy Assaf Trio
Jazz up the holiday season with a Hanukkah performance by The Roy Assaf Trio. This jazz trio has performed in venues such as the Blue Note Jazz Club in New York, Porgy & Bess Jazz club in Vienna, and the Bix Jazzclub in Germany, just to name a few.
Saturday, December 12, 2015 | 2 & 3:30pm | All ages | Drop-in

Hanukkah songs with TADA!'s Resident Youth Ensemble
TADA! features an ensemble cast of talented young performers ages 8-18 years old. Join us in NYC + Me: A Little Bite of the Big Apple for a musical performance by TADA! in celebration of the festival of lights.
Sunday, December 13, 2015 | 12pm | All ages | Drop-in

Dreidel, dreidel, dreidel! With 92Y
You’ll make them out of clay! Learn about Hanukkah and it’s traditions with 92Y teaching artists. Design your own spinning top called a “dreidel” while learning the history and rules of the game.
Sunday, December 13, 2015 | 2-4pm | All ages | Drop-in

Christmas in New York--Saturday, December 19-Sunday, December 20
Design a Holiday Window
Create a 3D holiday window display inspired by the famous windows throughout New York.
Saturday, December 19-Sunday, December 20, 2015 | 10am-1pm | All ages | Drop-in

Tap to Peter and the Wolf with Cartier Williams
Choreographer, filmmaker and performer Cartier Williams will dance to excerpts from his rendition of Peter and the Wolf.
Saturday, December 19, 2015 | 2 & 3:30pm | All ages | Drop-in

Penguin Presents: Cat In The City with Julie Salamon and Jill Weber
Meet a stray cat named Pretty Boy who discovers the importance of friendship in New York City, when Author Julie Salamon and Illustrator Jill Weber visit CMOM to share their book Cat In The City.
Sunday, December 20, 2015 | 12pm | All ages | Drop-in

Holiday Print Making with the Lower East Side Printshop
Create a silkscreen print of holiday motifs with master printer and painter Erik Hougen of the Lower East Side Printshop.
Sunday, December 20, 2015 | 2-4pm | All ages | Drop-in

Kwanzaa Festival  Saturday, December 26th - Sunday, December 27th

Kwanzaa: Sankofa-Inspired Jewelry Design
Design a stylized heart shape sankofa-inspired necklace to gift to someone this Kwanzaa season! Sankofa means to "reach back and get it," which represents the need to reflect on the past to build a successful future.
Saturday, December 26, 2015 | 10am-1pm | All ages | Drop-in
Sunday, December 27, 2015 | 10am-1pm & 2-4pm | All ages | Drop-in

Roots, Rhythm & Revolution
Celebrate the passion of dance through rhythm, drums and the spoken word with Wéma Harris as she takes you on an exciting journey through the history and traditions of Kwanzaa.
Saturday, December 26, 2015 | 2 & 3:30pm | All ages | Drop-in

Winter Recess Wonderland Monday, December 28th - Sunday, January 3rd, 2016

Holiday Wishing Tree
Design ornaments that express your hopes for the coming year to add them to the Children’s Museum of Manhattan’s Holiday Wishing Tree.
Monday, December 28, 2015 | 10am-1pm & 2-4pm | All ages | Drop-in
Tuesday, December 29 - Thursday, December 31, 2015 | 10am-1pm | All ages | Drop-in

Rockettes Costume Design
The Radio City Rockettes are known for their detailed dance formations, high kicks and quick costume changes. Become a part of the show and create your own costume for the iconic dancers.
Monday, December 28, 2015 | 10am-1pm & 2-4pm | All ages | Drop-in

Transforming Collage with Shanti Grumbine
Create works of art using New York newspapers and other magazine clippings inspired by artist Shanti Grumbine. Shanti’s art was recently exhibited in the 2015 AIM Biennial at the Bronx Museum of the Arts.
Monday, December 28, 2015 | 2-4pm | All ages | Drop-in

BIG Apple Holiday Decorations
Everything is BIG in New York City. Design holiday decorations that are larger than life!
Tuesday, December 29, 2015 | 10am-1pm | All ages | Drop-in

Photo Credit: Children's Museum of Manhattan

Please visit the Children's Museum of Manhattan's Web Site for the full schedule of holiday events, parking information and additional information about the museum.

1 comment:

jopb said...

The Children's Museum in Manhattan is really a wonderful place to visit. one trip is not enough even for the regular attractions. I love all the special events too.