Upcoming Events Calendar

Feb
20
Wed
Staten Island Museum: Imagination Studio: Marvelous Marble Mazes
Feb 20 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Staten Island Museum: Imagination Studio: Marvelous Marble Mazes

The Museum’s classroom transforms into a studio for dynamic imagination! Use wooden materials to construct creative, mind-bending mazes. This workshop is ideal for those who want to learn how to cut, pin, and glue.

No prior experience necessary, fun for all ages. Supported in part by Lily Auchincloss Foundation.

FREE with Museum Admission. Kids enter free all week! Register here
Staten Island Museum, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Building A

Feb
21
Thu
Staten Island Museum: Imagination Studio: Marvelous Marble Mazes
Feb 21 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Staten Island Museum: Imagination Studio: Marvelous Marble Mazes

The Museum’s classroom transforms into a studio for dynamic imagination! Use wooden materials to construct creative, mind-bending mazes. This workshop is ideal for those who want to learn how to cut, pin, and glue.

No prior experience necessary, fun for all ages. Supported in part by Lily Auchincloss Foundation.

FREE with Museum Admission. Kids enter free all week! Register here
Staten Island Museum, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Building A

Feb
22
Fri
Staten Island Museum: Imagination Studio: Marvelous Marble Mazes
Feb 22 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Staten Island Museum: Imagination Studio: Marvelous Marble Mazes

The Museum’s classroom transforms into a studio for dynamic imagination! Use wooden materials to construct creative, mind-bending mazes. This workshop is ideal for those who want to learn how to cut, pin, and glue.

No prior experience necessary, fun for all ages. Supported in part by Lily Auchincloss Foundation.

FREE with Museum Admission. Kids enter free all week! Register here
Staten Island Museum, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Building A

Feb
23
Sat
Staten Island Museum: Super Science: Commonplace Chemistry
Feb 23 @ 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Staten Island Museum: Super Science: Commonplace Chemistry

Discover chemistry at work through hands-on experiments. Participants will learn the science behind silly putty, acid-base indicators, and gas expansion explosions! *Super Science participants must pay the full suggested admission, accompanying adults enter free. Registration recommended.

Recommended for 6-12 year olds, accompanied by an adult
FREE with Museum Admission | Register here
Staten Island Museum, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Building A

Staten Island Museum: Imagination Studio: Marvelous Marble Mazes
Feb 23 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Staten Island Museum: Imagination Studio: Marvelous Marble Mazes

The Museum’s classroom transforms into a studio for dynamic imagination! Use wooden materials to construct creative, mind-bending mazes. This workshop is ideal for those who want to learn how to cut, pin, and glue.

No prior experience necessary, fun for all ages. Supported in part by Lily Auchincloss Foundation.

FREE with Museum Admission. Kids enter free all week! Register here
Staten Island Museum, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Building A

Feb
24
Sun
Staten Island Museum: Imagination Studio: Marvelous Marble Mazes
Feb 24 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Staten Island Museum: Imagination Studio: Marvelous Marble Mazes

The Museum’s classroom transforms into a studio for dynamic imagination! Use wooden materials to construct creative, mind-bending mazes. This workshop is ideal for those who want to learn how to cut, pin, and glue.

No prior experience necessary, fun for all ages. Supported in part by Lily Auchincloss Foundation.

FREE with Museum Admission. Kids enter free all week! Register here
Staten Island Museum, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Building A

Mar
2
Sat
Staten Island Museum: Family Art Workshop: Eco-Mobiles
Mar 2 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Staten Island Museum: Family Art Workshop: Eco-Mobiles

This lesson is inspired by the imaginative mobile art of Alexander Calder and the theory of kinetic energy, with a focus on the principles of balance and movement. Based on specimens from the Museum’s Animal Homes education program, guests design their own ecosystem mobile: wetland, woodland, beach, or meadow. Registration recommended. Supported in part by Lily Auchincloss Foundation.

FREE with Museum Admission | Register here
Staten Island Museum, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Building A

Mar
17
Sun
Staten Island Museum: Access Art for All Sunday Art Studio: Romare Bearden Collage Workshop
Mar 17 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Staten Island Museum: Access Art for All Sunday Art Studio: Romare Bearden Collage Workshop

Teens, and young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families learn about the first people of Staten Island while experiencing the Lenape culture through artifacts, authentic materials, and hands-on activities. Sculpt a pinch pot out of clay to take home. Sunday Art Studio is part of Access Art for All, a programmatic partnership with the Staten Island Children’s Museum, the Staten Island Zoo, and the GRACE Foundation of New York, with support from a CreateNYC Disability Forward Fund grant from the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs. See March 17 for next program in the series.

Adults: $8, Students/Seniors: $5, (Includes Admission to the Museum) | Registration required, space is limited
Staten Island Museum, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Building A

Mar
23
Sat
Staten Island Museum: Super Science: Alternative Plastics
Mar 23 @ 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Staten Island Museum: Super Science: Alternative Plastics

Most plastics in use today are made from petroleum oil. In this workshop participants will make their own plastics from organic sources such as milk and gelatin.

Registration recommended. *Super Science participants must pay the full suggested admission, accompanying adults enter free.

Recommended for 6-12 year olds, accompanied by an adult
FREE with Museum Admission | Register here
Staten Island Museum, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Building A

Apr
13
Sat
Staten Island Museum: PUBLIC EXHIBITION OPENING – Field Notes: Seed Stories and the Power of Plants
Apr 13 @ 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Featuring artworks and seed histories from Hudson Valley Seed Company, documentary videos of Staten Island gardeners by Jay Weichun, photograms of local flora by Gale Wisdom, and museum botanical specimens selected by the Greenbelt Native Plant Center.

FREE with museum admission
Staten Island Museum (Bldg A)

These four projects explore the cultural, artistic, and scientific impact of collecting plant life. In doing so, they reveal narratives of resilience, fragility, and transformation. Field Notes speaks to the heritage embedded in the flora around us. For more information, visit StatenIslandMuseum.org.