Things To Do In New York With Kids This Weekend, Sep 29th – Oct 1st, 2017

Shibori

Kids will be excited to try their hands on this workshop and learn new techniques. Shibori is a Japanese dying process with a rich tradition that dates back to the 8th century. Visitors will learn techniques such as Kanoko Shibori (western tie-dye), Miura Shibori (looped patterning) and Itajime Shibori (shape resist) while experimenting with Shibori to create their own designs with indigo dye. Included with paid admission, admission will cost $12.

Shibori is a workshop hosted by the Children’s Museum of The Arts, 103 Charlton Street, New York 10014 until Friday, September 29th, 2017 at 12:00 pm.

Phone: (212) 274-0986

Eloise at the Museum

The New-York Historical Society celebrates the feisty charm and audacious spirit of Eloise, who continues to be a picture book superstar more than 60 years after her debut. Eloise at the Museum reveals the creative collaboration between cabaret star Kay Thompson and the young illustrator Hilary Knight who brought the precocious character to life. The exhibition showcases more than 75 objects, ranging from original manuscript pages to sketchbooks, portraits, photographs, and vintage dolls. The museum’s presentation fully immerses visitors into Eloise’s world, her bedroom, her bubbly bathroom. A host of family activities brings the Plaza’s most famous resident to life throughout the exhibition’s run, inviting young visitors to explore the exhibition in creative ways. Free with general admission, admission will cost $21 for adults, $16 for Seniors/Educators/Active Military, $13 for students, $6 for kids (5–13 years old) and free for kids 4 and under.

Eloise at the Museum will be taking place at the New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, at Richard Gilder Way (77th Street), New York 10024 until Monday, October 9th, 2017.

Phone: (212) 873-3400

In Practice: Works in Progress

Calling all little Picassos’ to the museum! Children’s Museum of the Arts is pleased to announce In Practice: Works in Progress, a group exhibition that turns the Cynthia C. Wainwright Gallery into working studios for artists. During In Practice: Works in Progress Elena Berriolo, Josh Blackwell, Lisa Marie Ludwig, Yung Oh Le Page, and Ezra Wube will transform an area in the gallery into his or her studio space. Museum visitors will have an opportunity to meet these guest artists who will openly welcome questions and will discuss their processes, materials, and motifs. The exhibition encourages visitors to discover how artists work and the process of making art. In Practice: Works in Progress encourages experimentation and art making in the gallery. Budding artists this exhibition is for you, talk to artists about their artwork, get ideas and make your dream come true. The exhibition is free with museum admission, admission will cost $12.

In Practice: Works in Progress is a group of exhibition taking place at the Children’s Museum of The Arts, 103 Charlton Street, New York 10014 until Sunday, October 29th, 2017 at various times.

Soulful Creatures: Animal Mummies in Ancient Egypt

This is a major exhibition that focuses on one of the most fascinating aspects of ancient Egyptian culture and religion, the mummification of animals. Along with the Brooklyn Museum’s renowned Egyptian collection, this presentation includes 30 mummies on display alongside 69 masterworks of Egyptian art related to the ritual use of animal mummies. The significance of animal mummies has largely remained a mystery; this exhibition tries to unearth the mystery. There will be dynamic presentations of its origins, techniques, and rituals, and of recent scientific tests that have uncovered key information about the methods used to create animal mummies. Bring your little curious kid to more about mummification and about Egyptians culture and religion. Free with admission, admission will cost $16 for adults and free for youth ages 19 and under.

Soulful Creatures: Animal Mummies in Ancient Egypt is a fascinating exhibition that will be taking place at the Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, New York from Friday, September 29th, 2017 to January 21st, 2018 at various times.

The Amazing Maize Maze and Pumpkin patch

Ready to be amaaazed? The Amazing Maize Maze is the Queens County Farm Museum tradition that draws people from in and around New York to the farm. Kids and adults alike will have fun finding their way out of this 3-acre corn labyrinth. The adventure begins with a “Stalk Talk”, this will prepare you and your family for the challenge of finding clues, solving puzzles, and making your way out of the maze. Join the fun of getting lost and loving it. October is pumpkin month at Queens Farm. Enjoy wandering through the patch to find your perfect pumpkin. The event assures a great farm adventure for the whole family. Admission for the amazing maze will cost $10 for adults, $5 for children (age 4-11) and free for kids ages 0-3 and pumpkin price based on the circumference of pumpkin ($20 admission fee to enter the farm grounds).

The Amazing Maize Maze will be taking place until Sunday, October 29th, 2017 from 11:00 am to 4:30 pm at the Queens County Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park, New York 11004.

Phone: (718) 347-3276

Email: info@queensfarm.org

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