Family Programs at the Skyscraper Museum

Green Planners

Sat, Apr 18 at 10:30 am

What is a green city? It’s more than trees and parks! Before Earth Day, join us to learn what makes cities sustainable. Kids will become planners to imagine a new green city! Ages 2-5.


Skyscrapers Have Sprung!

Sat, May 2 at 10:30 am

Spring is here: the sky is blue, the grass is green, and skyscrapers have sprung! To celebrate the arrival of spring, kids will build skyscrapers with paper cubes inspired by seasonal blooms. Ages 5+.


Skyscraper Playground Games

Sat, May 16 at 10:30 am

Wishing it was summer vacation already? Kids will have all the fun of recess and the only class will be “Skyscraper Studies”! After a brief tour of the permanent exhibition, the kids will draw with colorful chalk the sidewalk of the Skyscraper Museum with a brand new skyline.


“Up! Up! Up!” Story Time

Sat, May 30 at 10:30 am

Young builders will be introduced to the basics of skyscraper construction with a reading of Anastasia Suen’s book, “Up! Up! Up!”. After learning the steps to constructing skyscrapers the kids will be challenged to create their own skyscraper models! Ages 2-5.


See and Sketch a Skyscraper!

Sat, Jun 13 at 10:30 am

The Skyscraper Museum sits between park views of the Statue of Liberty and the skyline of lower Manhattan. After touring the museum, kids will grab art supplies and step outside to be inspired by the buildings around them and draw what they see! Ages 6+.


Skyscraper Yoga

Sat, Jun 27 at 10:30 am

Skyscraper-inspired yoga poses will get kids active while learning about their favorite towers! After a brief tour of the museum’s models, kids will tap into their foundations and stretch to new heights in a 30-minute yoga session to improve their motor skills and mindfulness, while inspiring a creative outlet for self-expression. Ages 4+.