Art and About in NYC

Hello and happy new year art friends and family! by now you are probably picking up the holiday wrapping paper and cleaning up the bundles of holiday bows left behind during the santakwanzahanukah eason ! If you can't figure out what that very long word is, ask your 5th grader to give you a few hints. If you were not able to sneak a little art and culture in during the holidays, you have happened upon a blog that you can use. Right here, right now take a moment and look at 5 upcoming art outtings we recommend. Now go on....mark your calendars, brave the cold and make art memories today!

1. Kids night out on broadway 1/26-2/6 ; see link :

2. Art Trek at the Met Museum; 5-12Year olds and older will enjoy this saturday program ( 2:30-3:30 PM) Kids and families get to explore the museum and learn about famous artists, all with a fun and knowledgable personal tour guide. see website link for kore details;

3. Bob Marly's Three Little Birds @ The New victory Theatre 2/7-23 ; . SIGN UP NOW; discounts available until 01/20/14

4. NY Botanical Gardens Holiday Train Show; ENDS 01/12

5. NY Botanical Gardens; Thomas and Friends at children's Theatre;

6. Bronx Art Ensemble;

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 23 at 1 and 2:30 pm

New York Botanical Garden (Free with All-Garden Pass) HANSEL AND GRETEL Hansel and Gretel will sing, dance, juggle and do slapstick to tell the famous story of the pair meeting the Witch in the forest with a wonderful gingerbread house.

SUNDAY, MARCH 2 at 2 pm | Purchase Tickets Lehman College • 250 Bedford Park Blvd THE THREE LITTLE PIGS IN THE KUNG FU WOLF CAPER meet Charlie’s Angels in this hilarious Kung Fu Wolf Caper spoof of the classic children’s story. Lovinger Theatre, West

SUNDAY, MARCH 9 at 1 and 2:30 pm* | Purchase Tickets International Caterers • 3243 Ampere Ave at Research Ave PETER AND THE WOLF

SUNDAY, MARCH 30 at 1 and 2:30 pm | Purchase Tickets Whitehall Auditorium • 3333 Henry Hudson Parkway THREE BILLY GOATS GRUFF The story of three lively goats looking for green pastures who encounter a wild and greedy troll.