Family outings

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Map of Family Spaces at University of Toronto Mississauga

The Center for Parenting Artists is honored to participate in The Let Down Reflex, an exhibition curated by Amber Berson and Juliana Driever, at the Blackwood Gallery, University of Toronto Mississauga, October 16 – November 4. Working with the Blackwood Gallery and the University of Toronto Family Care Office, Center for Parenting Artists created a call … Continue reading

MoMA and Guggenheim now offer ID NYC resident memberships

DNAinfo NY reports that the MoMA and Guggenheim are now offering free resident memberships for 2016, accessed through the ID NYC program. Membership enrollment for all participating institutions has been extended through 2016. http://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20151214/civic-center/you-now-have-all-of-2016-claim-your-free-museum-zoo-memberships

Play&Group 1: A picnic with composer Ithai Benjamin and his robotic puppets

The Center for Parenting Artists is pleased to invite families to an indoor picnic on January 23rd, 2016, 11:00am-12:30pm.  The event will be hosted at the CUE Art Foundation, with music performed by New York composer, artist, and dad, Ithai Benjamin. Following the performance will be a brief interview and discussion with local artists on the continuation … Continue reading

2015 IDEAS CITY inspired event at First Saturdays for Families, New Museum

May 2nd, 10am-12pm. “

This special Family Day will explore a variety of questions focused on the city and city life. If streets could talk, for example, what stories would they share? With fellow participants, create a collaborative landscape inspired by the surroundings of the New Museum. Using an array of different materials, trace your steps … Continue reading

NY Municipal ID:

Register here for an appointment to get your NYC Municipal ID http://www1.nyc.gov/site/idnyc/card/make-an-appointment.page

Need a break from winter? The Orchid Show at the NY Botanical Garden opens Feb 28

The theme of the 2015 show is chandeliers and your skin is sure to thank you for some time in a warm conservatory: http://www.nybg.org/exhibitions/2015/orchid-show/

Obama announces “Every Kid in a Park” initiative and free access to national parks

The Every Kid in a Park initiative celebrates the 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service in 2016. Starting in September 2015, 4th graders and their families will receive one year of free access to national parks and other public lands. For more information on the initiative: http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/curriculum/2015/02/obama_to_give_all_4th_graders.html