Branch Programs

All across the five boroughs, we're bringing arts and culture right to your back yard! In addition to providing library cardholders with free passes to museums and theaters, Culture Pass works with partner organizations to bring unique cultural programming to branches across the city. Check out the schedule below to see when and where we'll be next.

 

 

FEBRUARY 2024
 

Guggenheim Art Workshop for Families

2/5/2024 - 3:30pm - NYPL Columbus Branch, 742 10th Avenue, Manhattan
Presented by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Join the Guggenheim Museum at the Library to take inspiration from current exhibition Going Dark: The Contemporary Figure at the Edge of Visibility and create your own creative family portraits. More Info

Ages: Children & Families. Duration: 1 hour. Language: English.

 

Clay Leaf Printing

2/6/2024 - 12:00pm - BPL Jamaica Bay Branch, 9727 Seaview Avenue, Brooklyn
Presented by the Wyckoff House Museum

Join the Wyckoff House Museum, as we set nature’s patterns into clay! Learn about the native plants that call the Wyckoff Farm home and use flowers and leaves to make your very own clay leaf print. Paints, beads, and strings will be provided on a first-come, first-serve basis. More Info

Ages: Children & Families. Duration: 1 hour. Language: English.

 

Stained Glass for Kids

2/12/2024 - 3:30pm - NYPL Kingsbridge Branch, 291 West 231st Street, The Bronx POSTPONED TO APRIL
Presented by the Museum at Eldridge Street

Did you know that stained glass can be used to make everyday objects, like windows and lamps? It can also educate people and be used to tell stories. At the Eldridge Street Synagogue, our sixty-seven stained glass windows depict geometric shapes and add color and light to the historic space. Join the Museum at Eldridge Street as we learn more about stained glass and make a colorful paper-stained glass creation to take home and hang in your window. More Info

Ages: Children & Families. Duration: 1 hour. Language: English.

 

Plant Part Art

2/16/2024 - 3:30pm - QPL Auburndale Branch, 25-55 Francis Lewis Boulevard, Queens
Presented by the Queens Botanical Garden

Explore plant parts and identify their functions, through art creations. Students will create artwork using pea flower, turmeric, beet pigment and other plant ingredients. More Info

Ages: Children & Families. Duration: 1 hour. Language: English.

 

Afro-Latin Percussion Workshop for Families

2/24/2024 - 1:00pm - QPL Pomonok Branch, 158-21 Jewel Avenue, Queens
Presented by the Kupferberg Center for the Arts

Join Cuban-born percussionist, drummer, and vocalist Ivan Llanes as he leads an interactive workshop for families on the musical DNA of Afro-Latin music. More Info

Ages: All Ages. Duration: 1 hour. Language: English.

 

Jazz Concert

2/29/2024 - 6:00pm - QPL Hunters Point Branch, 47-40 Center Boulevard, Queens
Presented by the New York Youth Symphony

Join the New York Youth Symphony Jazz Band for a concert under the direction of Michael Thomas. This 17-member swing ensemble is dedicated to studying, rehearsing, and performing classic big band jazz music. Modeled on the bands of the 1930’s and 1940’s, the Jazz program preserves this heritage and, keeping with jazz traditions, incorporates it into the current and emerging styles that define the genre for the present generation. For this concert, the NYYS Jazz Ensemble will explore a wide variety of styles showcasing the ever-evolving pathways within the jazz language. More Info

Ages: All Ages. Duration: 1 hour. Language: English.