Peter & the Wolf with Isaac Mizrahi

Guggenheim 1071 5th Avenue at 89th Street,

Fabulous fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi narrates Sergei Prokofiev’s charming children’s classic accompanied by Ensemble Signal as a dancing cast costumed and directed by Mizrahi brings the lively tale of animals…

Suggested Ages: 2 to 14+
🎟 $45-$100

Glenview Holiday Tour

Hudson River Museum 511 Warburton Avenue, Yonkers

Glenview, Hudson River Museum’s historic 1877 home, is aglow for the holidays. Learn about the Gilded Age holiday traditions of the Trevor family, explore the six fully restored period rooms…

Suggested Ages: 8 to 14+, Adult Friendly
🎟 $20/adults, $13/ages 3-18

All About Owls: A Celebration of Winter

Hudson River Museum 511 Warburton Avenue, Yonkers

Learn all about owls, the nocturnal birds who live in our backyards, neighborhoods, and forests, in a program inspired by exhibit Un/Natural Selections: Wildlife in Contemporary Art. Enjoy art and…

Suggested Ages: All
🎟 $10/adults, $6/ages 3-18
Event Series Whitney Museum Open Studio

My Harry: Stories, Songs & Strings

Whitney Museum of American Art 99 Gansevoort Street,

As part of My Harry, a mini-festival celebrating the multimedia artist Harry Smith and his diverse pursuits, visitors of all ages are invited to a day of musical performances, games, interactive…

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
🎟 $25/adults, $18/students & seniors, Free/ages 18 & under
Event Series Harmonize for the Holidays

Harmonize for the Holidays

Children's Museum of Manhattan (CMOM) 212 W 83rd Street between Broadway & Amsterdam,

Celebrate family, community, unity, and joy this December as Children's Museum of Manhattan hosts some of the East Coast’s leading children’s singer-songwriters in this new holiday series. The all-star line-up…

Suggested Ages: All
🎟 $16, $13/seniors, free/babies under 1

MoMA Family Gallery Talks: Materials and Process

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) 4 W 53rd Street,

Discover art together through engaging discussions and activities with new themes monthly. Look closely at modern masterpieces and cutting-edge contemporary art and make your own art. One of our favorite ways to spend a Saturday. There are multiple groups each session roughly divided by age. Choose from 10 am for ages 4-10 and 11:45 am…

Event Series Hanukkah at CMOM

Hanukkah at CMOM

Children's Museum of Manhattan (CMOM) 212 W 83rd Street between Broadway & Amsterdam,

Celebrate the start of Hanukkah and learn the origins of the dreidel game and its importance as it was used to protect freedom. Discover the songs and story books the game has inspired. Create and design your own dreidel and join a reading of Hanukkah holiday favorite Latke the Lucky Dog by Ellen Fischer. Also…

Suggested Ages: All
🎟 $16, $13/seniors, free/babies under 1
Event Series Brooklyn Museum Sunday Art

Brooklyn Museum Sunday Art

Brooklyn Museum 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn

Explore Brooklyn Museum's galleries and collections as a family, from ancient Egyptian masterpieces to contemporary artworks. Look closely at a collection object and create art inspired by the work.

Suggested Ages: All
🎟 $20/adults, $10/seniors & students, free/ages 19 & under

Morgan Library Winter Family Fair

The Morgan Library & Museum 225 Madison Avenue at E 36th Street,

Celebrate the holiday season with the Morgan’s annual display of the original manuscript of Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol plus crafts and activities themed to current exhibitions. Enjoy magic and music with strolling characters Ebenezer Scrooge, Bob Cratchit, and the Ghost of Christmas Present, then see a lively and very merry rendition of A Christmas Carol…

Suggested Ages: All
🎟 $22/adults, $13/students, free/ages 12 & under

Hanukkah Menorah Lighting Activities

The Seaport Fulton & Front Street,

Witness the annual Menorah lighting ceremony on the Heineken Riverdeck at Pier 17 with chocolate themed activities. Enjoy yummy chocolate crafts, face painting, live music, arts & crafts and delicious holiday treats including latkes, donuts, chocolate, fondant, cotton candy, popcorn and hot cocoa. Entertainment includes a Grand 6 Foot Chocolate Menorah lighting, Chocolate Gelt Drop,…

Event Series Brooklyn Museum Stroller Tours

Brooklyn Museum Stroller Tours

Brooklyn Museum 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn

Museum-goers 24 months and younger and their caregivers can experience the vast, happening Brooklyn Museum through an interactive tour. This bilinugal baby-friendly program features touchable objects, songs, exploration of the art in the galleries, and an opportunity to connect with other adults. Each month features a different exhibition. Breastfeeding welcome.

Suggested Ages: Babies to Toddlers
🎟 $29, includes Museum general admission

Celebrating Taylor Swift’s Birthday

Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) 2 Columbus Circle,

Start the party in celebration of Taylor Swift’s birthday at MAD. Join fun activities in Taylor Swift: Storyteller included with your all-access pass to the exhibition. MAD's resident “Swiftie” tour guide leads guided tours at 3 & 4 pm. Take a deep dive into the pop artist’s music history and the iconic fashion choices that…

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
🎟 $25

Santa’s New Ride

The Skyscraper Museum 39 Battery Place,

Santa’s reindeer need a rest, help him figure out a new way to get around the city before Christmas Eve. Compare modes of transportation in New York- buses, subways, and…

Event Series Modern Holiday Decorations

Modern Holiday Decorations

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum 2 E 91st Street,

Design a fun decoration to brighten up any holiday. From matching shapes to unexpected patterns, create a decoration that is eye-catching from every side and bursting with cheer. Drop in any time 11 am–1 pm or 2–4 pm. Designed for youth and their…

Suggested Ages: 5 to 12
🎟 $15/adults, free/ages 18 & under
Event Series Little Guggs

Little Guggs

Guggenheim 1071 5th Avenue at 89th Street,

In this program designed for young art lovers and their parents and guardians, participants explore works of art on view with the goal of creating their own artistic expressions. Each…

Suggested Ages: 2 to 4
🎟 $40/family (includes museum admission)

From Darkness to Light: A Family Sand Art Performance

Museum of Jewish Heritage 36 Battery Place,

Join a unique visual and auditory experience, inspired by new exhibit Courage to Act: Rescue in Denmark. Ukrainian-Jewish sand artist and singer Zhenya Lopatnik takes families on a breathtaking visual…

Suggested Ages: 9 to 14+
🎟 $10 suggested donation