Family Day at the Jewish Museum on May 15th

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The Jewish Museum will present a fun-filled, multi-generational family day celebrating the vibrant worlds of illustrator, author and designer Maira Kalman and artist Henri Matisse on Sunday, May 15th from 12 noon to 4 pm.  Highlights of day the include two performances by Bash the Trash, a huge art workshop, and family gallery hunts.  The Maira + Matisse Family Day is inspired by the current exhibitions, Maira Kalman: Various Illuminations (of a Crazy World) and Collecting Matisse and Modern Masters: The Cone Sisters of Baltimore. This event … [Read more...]

Houdini Family Day at the NYC Jewish Museum

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The Jewish Museum will present a fun-filled, multi-generational family day inspired by the exhibition, Houdini: Art and Magic, on Sunday, November 14 from 12 noon to 4 pm.  Highlights of the day include two performances by Jukebox Radio, demonstrations by magician Ryan Oakes, a huge art workshop, roving magicians, and family gallery hunts. This event is free with Museum admission.  Adults are asked to accompany their children.  For further information, the public may call 212.423.3337. Houdini Family Day is made possible by New York City Council … [Read more...]

Music For Aardvarks and Other Mammals at the Jewish Museum

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My kids were raised on Music For Aardvarks, a hip music class that originated in Brooklyn and found its way to the suburbs of Westchester.  How grateful was I to find myself singing songs about taxi rides, walk-ups, in-laws, copycat kids and all aspects of NYC life. … [Read more...]

A Visit to New York City and a Langenscheidt Map Giveaway

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BlogHer is in less than two weeks and I've been reading all the #BlogHer10 tweets about what to do, what to see, where to eat, where to go in New York City.  Here I'd like to talk about a visit to New York City and a Langenscheidt Map Giveaway. I love, love, love New York City.  I've been living here a while now, so I certainly know what's going on.  Here's my quick hit list of what not to miss on your visit during BlogHer.  (Please note that I made this list with solo travel in mind, thinking that most of you are leaving your kids at home). What … [Read more...]

The Jewish Museum Presents Curious George Family Activities this Summer

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We love Curious George here on the Culture Mom Blog.  We gave away tickets to the current exhibit going on at the Jewish Museum several months ago. The Jewish Museum is presenting family activities during July and August in conjunction with its exhibition, Curious George Saves the Day: The Art of Margret and H. A. Rey.  Highlights include Milkshake in concert on Sunday, July 11.  There will also be free Art Adventure Mondays gallery tours and activities from July 12 to August 16; free drop-in art workshops Sundays through August 1 and … [Read more...]

Kid Culture: The Jewish Museum Presents Curious George Saves the Day and Giveaway for Tickets to Exhibit

My 5 year-old son adores Curious George.  That could even be an under-statement.  We read his books nightly, watch the show daily and listen to the film soundtrack regularly. The books about Curious George resonate with my son and millions of children around the world and promote a sense of exploration like no other.Fortunately, for me, I got to preview a new exhibit at the Jewish Museum today called Curious George Saves the Day: The Art of Margaret and H.A. Rey that will run from March 14th to August 1st.  From now on, I will read the … [Read more...]