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Day-off-from-school Drop-In Programs
February 5, 2019Free with Museum Admission
Museum programs for all on an NYC school holiday!
THE GREAT NEW YORK SUBWAY MAP 10:30am-12pm
After a reading of Emiliano Ponzi’s The Great New York Subway Map, we’ll take what inspired Massimo Vignelli’s classic map to help us design our own interpretation of a subway map for the future! Ages 5+ and accompanying adults
HISTORY ON WHEELS 11:30am-12:30pm and 2:30-3:30pm
Make discoveries and learn fun facts about public transportation through handling materials, including some wonderful maps from transit history. For all ages
THE PNEUMATIC SUBWAY 1:30-2:30pm
In 1870, inventor Alfred Beach caused a sensation when he opened his experimental subway powered by air. We will learn more about his unique design and use air power to conduct experiments of our own. Ages 5+ and accompanying adults