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Programs :: Holiday Vacation Programs

School's Out... the Museum is IN!
Tuesday, February 17 through Thursday, February 19
Families | FREE
(Additional Children's Activities will take place during New York In Bloom, February 20 - 22, cost $5)


Art
Calling all learners! Come explore the Museum's exhibitions and discover something new by participating in a variety of exciting activities.

Tuesday February 17

Mineral Rocks!
11:00am - 12:00pm
This exploration of minerals and rocks includes hands-on activities and a "mining expedition" to Adirondack Hall.

Op Art
1:00 - 3:00pm
Create and color a piece of optical illusion art.

Wednesday February 18

Flower Secrets!
1:00 - 3:00pm
Join a Museum educator and explore plants, seeds and flowers under the microscope.

Thursday February 19

Star Lab: Winter Sky
11:00am, 1:00pm & 3:00pm
Crawl inside our Star Lab inflatable planetarium and experience a seasonal sky tour. Free tickets to this program will be available at the Main Lobby desk one hour before each show time on a first-come, first-served basis. This program is best suited for children ages 5 years and up. 

 

NEW YORK IN BLOOM EVENTS FOR CHILDREN & FAMILIES

The 24th Annual New York in Bloom is Friday, February 20 – Sunday, February 22. Over 100 flower arrangements will be displayed throughout the Museum during this special annual event that benefits the Museum's educational programs for children.
Admission is $5 (cash only); children ages 12 and under are free when accompanied by an adult.

There will be a variety of flower-related children's programs during New York in Bloom weekend:

Art Project
Friday, February 20

Ring Around Your Finger
10:00am-12:00pm
Dazzle your friends by creating a colorful chenille flower ring with a Museum art instructor.

Flower Secrets
1:00-3:00pm
Join a Museum educator and explore plants, seeds and flowers under the microscope.

Flowers in the Dell
2:00-4:00pm
Make a mini-flower out of cow-print and plant it in a tiny milk bottle with a Museum art instructor.

Saturday, February 21

Floral Bouquet Pin
10:00am-12:00pm
Design and take home your very own floral bouquet pin.

Family Fun Day: Blooming at the Museum
1:00-4:00pm
Enjoy games, crafts, and other theme-based activities.

Flowers in the Dell
2:00-4:00pm
Make a mini-flower out of cow-print, plant it in a mini milk bottle and fasten a ribbon.

Sunday, February 22

Flower Secrets
1:00-3:00pm
Join a Museum educator and explore plants, seeds and flowers under the microscope




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