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Thursday, Feb. 11 (See map view)

The Center is accepting applications for children who will be three years of age by December 31, 2015. The program, which blends academic, physical, and emotional development, is tailored to individual needs and conducted through hands-on activities, taking advantage of the ways in which children learn best. 5 am–midnight.

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.

Photography and science converge in this colorful exhibition showcasing the best of photomicrography, photography taken through a microscope. This year’s winning image was awarded to Australian Ralph Grimm for his close-up of a bee eye covered in dandelion pollen grains. Other images on view include a starfish imaged using confocal microscopy, an image of nerves and blood vessels in a mouse ear skin, and an image of the young buds of a flowering plant. 9:30 am – 5 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.

A beautifully crafted production on Black History. The show is centered on a young girl named Khadijah, who is sent to attend the local performing arts school but doesn’t see how dance or music is significant in life. Khadijah feels this way until she meets Yowza, a mysterious and magical being who takes her and friend Naomi on a journey through history to discover the ancestral rhythm of a people, which eventually leads right back to her own creativity and gifts. Purelements 10 am and noon.

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.

After conservation and exhibition at the J. Paul Getty Museum and at the Art Gallery of Ontario, the New-York Historical Society’s Madonna and Child Enthroned with Ten Saints: Maestà is back on Central Park West. Painted circa 1330-34 by Taddeo Gaddi, the major disciple of Giotto, this panel was originally the central section of a triptych with two shutters (sportelli). Following new research the Maestà will be exhibited with the two double-sided wings from a private collection that have been linked to it. One features the artist’s amazing solar eclipse (Gaddi was temporarily blinded by one). Its frame will also be reconstructed and its conservation highlighted. In addition, this exhibition will showcase other fourteenth- and early-fifteenth-century Italian panels donated to the Historical Society in 1867 by Thomas Jefferson Bryan, a pioneering New York collector of Italian “primitives,” (i.e., painters before Raphael). 10 am – 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.

Presented by the the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park this is a fresh re-telling of “Little Red Riding Hood” tale updated with a modern twist. 10:30 am and Noon.

The cast of the largest dinosaur that ever walked the earth is now on exhibit. The 122-foot long dino is residing on the fourth floor. This giant herbivor belongs to a group known as titanosaurs, and weighed about 70 tons. 11 am to 5 pm.

Sylvan Learning Center 12pm–1:15pm.

The museum is beginning a pilot year of the program which will enable any child with a disability and their caregiver, parent, therapist or teacher, admission to programs during general public hours in exchange for feedback to help strengthen museum wide programs. The initiative is aimed at making the museum more accessible for all children including special needs children. Registration is required. Families will receive a Welcome Kit upon entering the museum that includes the tools that will make the visit enjoyable and successful. Noon–6 pm.

Learn the basics of knitting: choosing your yarn, needles, measuring gauge, yardage. Learn to read patterns and create a simple project. You’ll need some materials: wosted weight (#4) yarn, pair of #8 knitting needles, measuring tape and measuring tool. No experience needed, beginners welcome. 1 pm to 2 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.

Beginning cross stitchers and younger children will learn the basic stitch and create a bookmark with their new skill. More seasoned stitchers and older children and adults make a handcrafted gift for someone. Ages 7 and up. 3:30 pm.

Join Rachel Rutstein of Creative Kids Care for a special card-making workshop inspired by the theme “What does love mean to you?” in the Valentine’s Day spirit! 4 pm t 6 pm.

Mr. Grillo the Education Director at the Van Cortlandt House Museum in the Bronx, has been appearing as Washington for over sixteen years at historic sites and events. The discussion of the Battle of Brooklyn in August 1776, his victorious return to New York in November 1783, his inauguration there in 1789 and his visit to New Utrecht in April 1790, when he had lunch at Barre’s Tavern 84th St & 16th Ave., and greeted students from the village school nearby. President Washington will have an escort of two Revolutionary War re-enactors in the uniform of a NYS militia unit, one of whom will give a brief talk about the life and equipment of a Revolutionary War soldier. A Q & A session with the audience will follow the presentation. 7:30 pm.

Friday, Feb. 12 (See map view)

Join the gang as they try to solve the Case of the Missing Masterpiece. call for time.

The Center is accepting applications for children who will be three years of age by December 31, 2015. The program, which blends academic, physical, and emotional development, is tailored to individual needs and conducted through hands-on activities, taking advantage of the ways in which children learn best. 5 am–midnight.

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.

Photography and science converge in this colorful exhibition showcasing the best of photomicrography, photography taken through a microscope. This year’s winning image was awarded to Australian Ralph Grimm for his close-up of a bee eye covered in dandelion pollen grains. Other images on view include a starfish imaged using confocal microscopy, an image of nerves and blood vessels in a mouse ear skin, and an image of the young buds of a flowering plant. 9:30 am – 5 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 – 8 pm.

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

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