March and April FREE Family Art in NYC

These are art experiences and events to check out with your family in March and April.

Most are free, some require an RSVP and some cost a little money. Follow the links for more information!

SUPER SÁBADO! Free Third Saturdays @ El Museo Del Barrio

Super Mujeres, Saturday March 18th 12:00-5:00pm

Art making, dancing, music and gallery tours all for FREE at the amazing El Museo Del Barrio in East Harlem. Bring the whole family for a celebration of the Super Mujeres in your life!

Follow this link for more information: http://www.elmuseo.org/events/

Family Focus at Lehman College Art Gallery

Saturdays 10:00-11:30

March 25th: Collage

April 29th: Paper flowers

FREE family art activity and discussion about the current exhibit. These workshops are great for the whole family. The art gallery is located in the Fine Arts Building. The best way to find it is to enter the campus at the round security post on Goulden Avenue.

Family Affair: Spring Spectacular at The Bronx Museum of the Arts

Saturday April 1, 1:00-4:00 pm

Bring the whole family for FREE family art making and a chance to visit the galleries. Follow this link for more information: http://www.bronxmuseum.org/events/family-affair-spring-spectacular

The Bronx Museum of the Arts is always FREE, so go any time to see world class art in our own borough!

ARTech: Adventures in Art and Technology

A pop-up art and technology activity space in the Meatpacking District. Kids 4 and up will enjoy making art, creating GIFs, exploring the stars in an inflatable planetarium, creating cars and exploring velocity and lots more! All for FREE!

Follow the link to RSVP for a timed ticket: https://artech.splashthat.com/

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Start with Art at the Met (ages 3-6) and Art Trek for Kids (ages 7-11) Family art activities in the galleries, lead by a museum art educator.

Saturday, March 18 11-12:00pm and 2-3:00pm

Saturday, April 1 11-12:00pm and 2-3:00pm

Saturday, April 15 11-12:00pm and 2-3:00pm

These programs are free with admission. Admission to the Met Museum is a suggested donation, and you are free to pay whatever you want. REALLY! Sasha and I always pay a dollar per person, so if the whole family goes we pay $4.

For more information about these programs follow this link: http://www.metmuseum.org/events/programs/families

A Closer Look for Kids at The Museum of Modern Art

Bring 2 adults and up to 3 kids for free admission to the museum and a family art activity in the galleries. Every Saturday and Sunday 10:20-11:15 get FREE tickets before 10 am.

Tickets: Due to construction, from January through May free tickets will be distributed at the special ticketing desk in the main lobby of the Museum starting at 10:00 a.m. on the day of the program. We recommend arriving shortly before 10:00 a.m. as programs often fill up. All participants must be present.”

Follow the link for more information: https://www.moma.org/visit/families/visits

Toiletpaper Paradise at The Cadillac House 330 Hudson Street

Open 8:00am-7:00pm everyday, through Wednesday, April 12

For a really wacky and bizarre family art experience, visit Toiletpaper Paradise, an immersive art environment where kids can dress-up and pretend in a huge “playhouse” of crazy props and decor. Plenty of strange photo-ops and interesting conversations are sure to arise! Visit if you dare…

For a description of one family’s visit, follow this link: https://mommypoppins.com/new-york-city-kids/museums/the-wackiest-art-exhibit-in-nyc-is-free

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