Poster Kids: Printmaking & Popcorn

Poster House 119 W 23rd Street,

Join a family-friendly, interactive poster tour and a related art-making experience. Investigate some of the printing methods used to create beloved movie posters through images on view in The Anatomy…

Event Series Matinee Music

Matinee Music

14th Street Park W 14th St & 10th Avenue,

Bring a blanket and lunch and settle in on 14th Street Park’s expansive lawn for a midweek performance by local performers. These lunchtime concerts feature artists from around New York…

First Friday at Poster House

Poster House 119 W 23rd Street,

Join Poster House on the First Friday of every month for free admission and extended hours. Explore the museum’s latest exhibitions plus join activities for all ages throughout the day.

Kidding Around: Pride Family Picnic

High Line The High Line,

Join a joyful celebration of LGBTQIA+ families and Pride at a fun-filled festival presented in partnership with NYC’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center (The Center). Enjoy art-making, games,…

Free Second Sundays

Whitney Museum of American Art 99 Gansevoort Street,

Admission to the Whitney is free all day on the second Sunday of every month. Enjoy art-making, activities, tours, classes, and other special events for all ages. Reserve free tickets…

Event Series Summer in the Square

Summer in the Square

Union Square 14th Street & Fourth Avenue,

Union Square hosts arts and crafts, musical performances, interactive storytimes, big yard games, and a bubble garden.The tented Children's Pavilion with books, crafts, games, and other activities opens at 10…

Joyce Family Matinee: Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana

The Joyce Theater 175 Eighth Ave at W 19th Street,

Enjoy family-friendly dance in an intimate theater built by dancers for dance. At 12 pm, experience flamenco dance and learn a short sequence. Try your hands at “palmas” and your…

Suggested Ages: 5 to 14+, Adult Friendly
🎟 $42-$62, $17/ages 5-15

Event Series West Side Fest

West Side Fest

Whitney Museum of American Art 99 Gansevoort Street,

The West Side Cultural Network—more than 18 museums, parks, performing arts centers, and cultural institutions located within a half-mile portion of historic New York—presents a day of free admission, special…

Pop-Up Dance Performances by Pilobolus and Dorrance Dance

Chelsea Green Park 140 W 20th St between Sixth & Seventh Ave,

See family-friendly, sunset performances of the award-winning tap company Dorrance Dance and adventurous dance theater troupe Pilobolus. Pop-ups start at 5pm and 6:30 pm. Meet the artists during an audience…

Joyce Family Matinee: Dorrance Dance

The Joyce Theater 175 Eighth Ave at W 19th Street,

Enjoy family-friendly dance in an intimate theater built by dancers for dance. Join the singular artists of award-winning tap dance company, NYC-based Dorrance Dance for this world premiere featuring an…

Suggested Ages: 6 to 14+, Adult Friendly
🎟 $62-$82, $17/ages 5-15

Joyce Family Matinee: Pilobolus

The Joyce Theater 175 Eighth Ave at W 19th Street,

Enjoy family-friendly dance in an intimate theater built by dancers for dance. The physically daring Pilobolus returns with re:CREATION, a dynamic collection of works from its over 50-year legacy. Featuring two specially curated…

Suggested Ages: 5 to 14+, Adult Friendly
🎟 $62-$82, $10-$16/ages 5-15