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Families and Folk Art

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 the Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller Fund, the National Endowment for the Arts: Art Works, public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, and City Council Member Helen Rosenthal.

1:00 pm-2:00 pm


Color, Pattern, and Silhouette

This program will focus on exploring the style and form of Carlo Zinelli’s artwork. Through guided discussion in the galleries, we will explore the bold colors, mesmerizing and complex patterns, and recurring silhouettes in the exhibition. In the studio, families will create their own visual responses, using a variety of media.

This program has sold out. To be added to the waiting list, please email