DVF x Ashley Longshore Gallery

Diane von Furstenberg Store 874 Washington Street,

See Ashley Longshore’s paintings of inspirational women including Ruth Bader Ginsberg, Jackie Kennedy, Marlene Dietrich, Cleopatra, Oprah, Gloria Steinem, Nina Simone, Amelia Earhart, Rosa Parks and Jane Goodall in a…

Museum of Illusions

Museum of Illusions 77 Eighth Avenue at W 14th Street,

Walk on walls, put your head on a platter and play with size and perspective in over a dozen interactive illusions. A small museum that can be explored in less than an hour. Blows most young minds.Special $62 family ticket covers 2 adults & 2 children. Free kids under 2. 

Suggested Ages:
🎟 $22, $20/students, seniors & essential workers, $18/ages 2–13

High Line Art

High Line The High Line,

See world-class art projects on and around the High Line, in dialogue with the nature and city scape of the unique parkCurrent highlights include:* You know who I am (16th…

High Line Nine

High Line Nine 507 West 27th Street,

Explore a collection of sky-lit galleries with a rotating cross-section of culture. Watch resident artists create (behind glass) and see finished work in a variety of mediums. Currently, see 3D…

Pier 62 Carousel

Pier 62 61 Chelsea Piers,

Take a spin on 33 hand-carved, custom-designed Hudson River Valley animals - raccoons, seahorses, bears & more. The carousel structure has a green roof and opens to a sprawling lawn…

Suggested Ages: All
🎟 $4

Beyond the Light

Artechouse 439 W 15th St,

NASA data is brought it to life in an immersive, digital art experience developed with the latest technologies, including AI-aided visual production, an original musical score created from galactic data, and stunning imagery and findings from the James Webb Space Telescope. Cushions availble to sit or lie on the ground and let the trippy images…

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
🎟 $25/ages 15-54, $17/ages 4-15, $20/students & seniors, free/ages 3 & under

Sheila Pepe: “My Neighbor’s Garden”

Madison Square Park Madison Avenue & E 24th Street,

Walk through forty-nine haunting Atlantic white cedar trees evoking the outsized impact of a looming environmental calamity in Maya Lin's installation in Madison Square ParkListen to Lin's Ghost Forest Soundscape from your phone to hear native species of animals once common to Manhattan. A series of public programs focused on nature-based solutions to climate change, including planting 1,000 trees and shrubs in collaboration with Natural Areas Conservancy, are planned throughout the run of the exhibition.

Beyond the Light Sensory Friendly Sessions

Artechouse 439 W 15th St,

Explores the journey of light from primordial times, through what the eye can see, and beyond, in a safe and accepting environment. Artechouse provides social stories and other resources resources…

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
🎟 $25/ages 15-54, $17/ages 4-15, $20/students & seniors, free/ages 3 & under
Event Series Whitney Museum Open Studio

Whitney Museum Open Studio

Whitney Museum of American Art 99 Gansevoort Street,

All ages are invited to get creative in the Laurie M. Tisch Education Center. Make art inspired by works on view in the collection and current exhibitions. Each week is…

Suggested Ages: All
🎟 $25/adults, $18/students & seniors, Free/ages 18 & under

From Middle Grade Novel to Graphic Novel

Books Of Wonder 42 W 17th Street,

Dive back into favorite series with with wonderful graphic novel adaptations. Four wonderful creators to share their new books including Debbie Dadey and Angeli Ragfer (Ghosts Don't Eat Potato Chips: The Adventures of the Bailey School Kids: #3), illustrator Cynthia Yuan Cheng (Mary Anne's Bad Luck Mystery: The Baby-Sitters Club #13) and illustrator Mike Holmes  (Moon…

Event Series Free Play at MoMath

Free Play at MoMath

National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) 11 E 26th Street,

Enjoy free admission to MoMath. Dynamic exhibits and programs stimulate inquiry, spark curiosity and reveal the wonders of mathematics. Learn about the math in patterns and structures all around us - and try to ride a bike with square wheels.An early arrival is strongly encouraged; MoMath may limit entry if capacity is reached.

Fall Picture Book Bonanza

Books Of Wonder 42 W 17th Street,

Find whimsy and adventure in five new picture books. With a boy that makes an intergalactic friend through their shared love of reading, a beautiful exploration of animals senses through…

A Walk in the Woods Launch

Books Of Wonder 42 W 17th Street,

Join Books of Wonder for the launch of A Walk in the Woods, the tender new picture book from Nikki Grimes Jerry Pinkney & Brian Pinkney. Follow a young boy as he walks alone through the woods that he and his dad used to explore together.  

West Side Fest

Whitney Museum of American Art 99 Gansevoort Street,

The West Side Cultural Network—a group of more than 18 museums, parks, performing arts centers, and cultural institutions located within a half-mile portion of historic New York—present a day of free admission, special indoor and outdoor programming, crafts for kids, artmaking for all ages, an evening dance party, and more to welcome all New Yorkers…

Whitney Family Tours

Whitney Museum of American Art 99 Gansevoort Street,

Join thirty minute, interactive family tours of works on view in the galleries at 11:30 am, 12:30 pm and 1:30 pm. Learn about art together through lively discussion and fun,…

Suggested Ages: 5 to 14+
🎟 Free with museum admission

Meet R.L. Stine and Marc Brown

Books Of Wonder 42 W 17th Street,

Meet two iconic authors, R.L. Stine,  creator of the Goosebumps series, and Marc Brown, creator of the Arthur Adventure series, in celebration of their newest title, Why Did the Monster Cross the Road?. This…

Great Middle Grade Adventures

Books Of Wonder 42 W 17th Street,

Meet the authors of middle grade titles bursting with energy and adventure including The Secret of the Dragon Gems, The Jockey and Her Horse, Salsa Magic  and Adia Kelbara and…