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05 May 2018

Families and Folk Art: Inventors Lab

Families and Folk Art is held the first Saturday of every month. This program introduces children ages 4 to 12 and their accompanying adults to folk art through interactive discussion-based tours in the galleries followed by hands-on artmaking activities inspired by objects in the museum. Museum admission is always free. Space is limited; registration required.

Register: See link below or call 212. 265. 1040, ext. 381.

More Info: 212. 265. 1040, ext. 381, or

Educational programs are sponsored in part by Con Edison; the Ford Foundation; the National Endowment for the Arts; public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council; the Department of Youth and Community Services; New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; and City Council Member Helen Rosenthal.


Inventors Lab

Through guided gallery discussion, families will explore the ways in which exhibition artists have invented—everything from their own languages, to flying machines, to a “zoo” of otherwordly animals, to imaginary architecture! Back in the studio, participants will dream up their own inventions by drawing and sculpting them into unique works of art.

1:00 pm–2:00 pm