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July, 2017

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This exhibition takes cartography and mapping as its starting point and includes contemporary artists whose work references maps and mapping. closed.

Come and enjoy the annual tradition of music, Rockettes, and more.

Zip through tunnels, see familiar skyscrapers; and visit subway stops by viewing model trains. The layout Lionel Metro-North, New York Central and subway trains along with a miniature replica of Grand Central Terminal is a great way to spend the holidays. 8 am to 8 pm.

Local artists share their creations depicting winter wonderland scenes. 8 am to 4 pm.

Visitors marvel at the homemade gingerbread houses made entirely of edible gingerbread, royal icing and candy. The houses are the creation of chef John Lovitch. (The Museum is closed Thanksgiving 11/29/15.) 9:30 am – 5 pm.

Interactive performances for caregivers and little ones 6 months to 3 and half years. 9:40 am to 10:20 am.

The Brooklyn Children’s Museum will ride Hallyu (the Korean Wave) with a new exhibit that brings modern-day South Korea to New York City. 10 am to 5 pm.

The most valuable doll house ever and the finest miniature in the world will be on display this holiday season. Come and visit the house that contains over 30,000 miniatures including beds, pianos, and even champaign buckets - The house was designed and built by miniaturist Elaine Diehl and took over 2 years to create. 10 am –9 pm.

Children 6 months to 4 years old enjoy a story followed by a craft and activity related to the reading. 10 am–10:45 am.

Enjoy the holiday season with Holiday Express. Children will enjoy the magical wonderland with a dynamic installation from its renowned Jerni Collection of model trains, scenic elements, and toys from a bygone era. Featuring several treasures exhibited for the first time since New-York Historical acquired the collection, Holiday Express will unfold over a broad swath of the first floor and continue throughout the lower-level DiMenna Children’s History Museum. With the aid of theatrical lighting, an ambient audio “soundscape,” and other visual effects, visitors will be engaged in all-new and captivating holiday experience. Organized by New-York Historical’s Mike Thornton, Assistant Curator of Material Culture. 10 am – 6 pm.

Superheroes are a part of our daily lives engaging our imaginations on the pages of comic books, television and movie screens, as well as across the Broadway stage and the virtual world of gaming. Since their introduction in the late 1930s, superheroes have been societal role models, inspirational and enviable. Based on mythological archetypes, they navigate the twists and turns of modern life. Through comic books, original drawings, posters, video clips, costumes, early merchandise, and props, Superheroes in Gotham will tell the story of comic book superheroes in New York City; the leap of comic book superheroes from print to radio, to television, and ultimately to film; the role of fandom, including the yearly mega-event known as New York Comic Con; and explore how superheroes continue to inspire the work of contemporary comic book artists, cartoonists, and painters in New York City. Organized by New-York Historical’s Debra Schmidt Bach, Associate Curator of Decorative Arts, and Nina Nazionale, Director of Library Operations. 10 am – 6 pm.

A beautiful, huge crystal nautilus shell with 30 grand luminescent fish, takes riders on an aquatic journey. 10 am to 10 pm.

This is the first exhibition to explore the history and experience of running New York’s greatest race. Covering the period of 1970, when 127 participants ran laps around Central Park to the present, the New York City Marathon has developed into a spectacular five-borough event. The exhibition brings the fascinating history to life, capturing the energy, enthusiasm and spirt of community that makes New York’s “Marathon Sunday” special. The exhibit features works by both amateur and professional photographers 10 am to 6 pm.

Celebrate New York’s central role in the digital revolution, highlighting the pioneering work and technological innovations that have transformed daily life. The exhibit examines New York as a technological hub where the intersection of commerce and innovation gave birth to the first computers and tech companies. Featuring more than 180 artifacts from the late-1800s through the 1980s, Silicon City will include early computers and telecommunications hardware, archival materials, photographs, digital artworks, and interactive experiences that immerse visitors in the decades-long evolution of technology. 10 am – 6 pm.

The puppet show celebrates the holiday season in song, dance and puppetry. It is a comedy of errors when Baby Bear invites Santa to star in Mama and Papa Bear’s annual holiday show. The audience also gets to join in on the fun with a “12 days of Christmas” sing-a-long during the performance! Dates are subject to change - call ahead to confirm. 10:30 am and noon.

Interactive performances for caregivers and little ones 13 months to 3.5 years. 10:30 am to 11:10 am.

Through the power of theatre children learn how they can face up to bullies, find courage in friendship, work together and prevent discrimination with colorful fish puppets and the enchanted landscape deep beneath the sea. The musical is suitable for children in pre-K to second grade. Presented by the ShadowBox Theatre. Reservations required. 10:30 am.

Pitch the tents, the Big Apple Circus is returning for the 38th season. The GrandTour transports audiences to the Roaring 1920s, the advent of the modern travel era. With every seat less than 50 feet from the stage, audiences will be awed by the world-class entertainers as they perform breathtaking acts. Clowns, jugglers, acrobats, and aerialists from Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, and North and South America appear with ponies, puppies and more; the troupe sets off on their own whirlwind adventure, accompanied by the live, seven-piece Big Apple Circus Band at each performance. Various times between 11 am and 6:30 pm.

The annual event returns with more trains and more tracks with an additional 3,000 square feet of exhibition space. Displays include: Grand Central Terminal, Radio City Music Hall, the historic Hudson River Valley houses, Brooklyn Bridge, and Rockefeller Center. 11 am – 5 pm.

Enjoy a production of the Christmas Spectacular with the Rockettes, a visit with Santa and receive a Santa hat. 11 am.

Interactive performances for caregivers and little ones 13 months to 3.5 years. 11:20 am to noon.

Get creative with a variety of materials and make a Jewish themed project. Noon to 5 pm.

Abstract painter Liz Holly’s watercolor works are exhibited in "Here. There. Everywhere." With a blend of calligraphy and watercolor paints, Holly’s work reaches to represent the landscapes of everywhere from Pennsylvania to Brooklyn. Noon–9 pm.

Children of all ages are encouraged to participate in the yoga and meditation program. 1:30 pm to 2:15 pm.

Clubs that focus on the areas of NYC Parks, arts, environmental science and sports that are tailored to the interests and talents of 6th - 8th graders. 3 pm and 6 pm.

Clubs that focus on the areas of NYC Parks, arts, environmental science and sports that are tailored to the interests and talents of 6th - 8th graders. 3 pm and 6 pm.

An experienced tutor instructs the ins and outs of the game. For children 5 to 7 years old. Pre-registration required. Beginners. 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm.

Improve, and practice athletic skills by combining cardio and weight training. For young girls 12 to 17 years old. 4 pm to 6 pm.

An experienced tutor instructs the ins and outs of the game. For children 7 to 10 years old. Pre-registration required. Intermediate. 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm.

Celebrate the holidays in the heart of Lower Manhattan! Join us for lively music from Metropolitan Klezmer and Cara Samantha & enjoy sweet treats as we launch the festive season by illuminating the park with thousands of brilliant lights. 5 pm to 6 pm.

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