Art Gallery Installation: Bats & Ghosts by Adam Handler
Oct
1
Dec 31

Art Gallery Installation: Bats & Ghosts by Adam Handler

October – December 

We are delighted to announce our new Art Gallery exhibition: Ghosts and Bats by Westchester based artist Adam Handler. A bright and seasonal multi-media art exhibition featuring colorful and bigger than life bats and ghosts. It’s sure to wow all our visitors. 

First Saturday Art Workshop
Oct
1
10:00 am10:00

First Saturday Art Workshop

Drop in for an arts workshop led by A.I. Friedman Port Chester. Today we are making a spooky pumpkin patch for this haunted house. Included with Museum Admission

Museum Minis
Oct
6
10:30 am10:30

Museum Minis

Toddlers (18-24 months) and parents/caregivers are invited to join us for half an hour of songs, moving and plenty of fun! Meet up in Toddler Beach for social play, muscle and brain builders, tumbling and jumping, music and instruments, dancing, and story time. Group Size is limited, first come first served. Sponsored by Whole Foods Markets Westchester
Included with Museum Admission

Museum Detectives
Oct
7
10:30 am10:30

Museum Detectives

Calling all Ghostbusters! Ghosts and Bats have been let loose in the Museum! Come help our Museum staff “catch” all the hidden ghosts and bats in a fun educator-led scavenger hunt throughout the Museum. The Ghostbusting begins in the Art Gallery. All visitors welcome.

Included with Museum admission. Every Friday

Museum Minis
Oct
13
10:30 am10:30

Museum Minis

Toddlers (18-24 months) and parents/caregivers are invited to join us for half an hour of songs, moving and plenty of fun! Meet up in Toddler Beach for social play, muscle and brain builders, tumbling and jumping, music and instruments, dancing, and story time. Group Size is limited, first come first served. Sponsored by Whole Foods Markets Westchester
Included with Museum Admission

Museum Detectives
Oct
14
10:30 am10:30

Museum Detectives

Calling all Ghostbusters! Ghosts and Bats have been let loose in the Museum! Come help our Museum staff “catch” all the hidden ghosts and bats in a fun educator-led scavenger hunt throughout the Museum. The Ghostbusting begins in the Art Gallery. All visitors welcome.

Included with Museum admission. Held every Friday

Museum Minis
Oct
20
10:30 am10:30

Museum Minis

Toddlers (18-24 months) and parents/caregivers are invited to join us for half an hour of songs, moving and plenty of fun! Meet up in Toddler Beach for social play, muscle and brain builders, tumbling and jumping, music and instruments, dancing, and story time. Group Size is limited, first come first served. Sponsored by Whole Foods Markets Westchester
Included with Museum Admission

Museum Detectives
Oct
21
10:30 am10:30

Museum Detectives

Calling all Ghostbusters! Ghosts and Bats have been let loose in the Museum! Come help our Museum staff “catch” all the hidden ghosts and bats in a fun educator-led scavenger hunt throughout the Museum. The Ghostbusting begins in the Art Gallery. All visitors welcome.

Included with Museum admission. Every Friday

Explore-a-thon
Oct
22
10:00 am10:00

Explore-a-thon

A magical day of Interactive play, discovery, and exploration for children and their adults!
A day-long event featuring storytelling, music, movement, science, art, and crafts set up at Exploration Stations throughout the Museum. Visit the Explore-a-thon page for more information.

 Free with Museum admission. 

Museum Minis
Oct
27
10:30 am10:30

Museum Minis

Toddlers (18-24 months) and parents/caregivers are invited to join us for half an hour of songs, moving and plenty of fun! Meet up in Toddler Beach for social play, muscle and brain builders, tumbling and jumping, music and instruments, dancing, and story time. Group Size is limited, first come first served. Sponsored by Whole Foods Markets Westchester
Included with Museum Admission

Museum Detectives
Oct
28
10:30 am10:30

Museum Detectives

Calling all Ghostbusters! Ghosts and Bats have been let loose in the Museum! Come help our Museum staff “catch” all the hidden ghosts and bats in a fun educator-led scavenger hunt throughout the Museum. The Ghostbusting begins in the Art Gallery. All visitors welcome.

Included with Museum admission. Held every Friday

Museum Minis
Nov
3
10:30 am10:30

Museum Minis

Toddlers (18-24 months) and parents/caregivers are invited to join us for half an hour of songs, moving and plenty of fun! Meet up in Toddler Beach for social play, muscle and brain builders, tumbling and jumping, music and instruments, dancing, and story time. Group Size is limited, first come first served. Sponsored by Whole Foods Markets Westchester
Included with Museum Admission

Museum Minis
Nov
10
10:30 am10:30

Museum Minis

Toddlers (18-24 months) and parents/caregivers are invited to join us for half an hour of songs, moving and plenty of fun! Meet up in Toddler Beach for social play, muscle and brain builders, tumbling and jumping, music and instruments, dancing, and story time. Group Size is limited, first come first served. Sponsored by Whole Foods Markets Westchester
Included with Museum Admission


Museum Minis
Sep
29
10:30 am10:30

Museum Minis

Meet up in Toddler Beach for social play, muscle and brain builders, tumbling and jumping, music and instruments, dancing, and story time.Toddlers (18-24 months) and parents/caregivers are invited to join us for half an hour of songs, moving and plenty of fun! Group Size is limited, first come first served. Sponsored by Whole Foods Markets Westchester
Free with Museum Admission #westchesterchildrensmuseum
#museumminis
#toddlerbeach

Storytime at the Museum
Sep
28
11:00 am11:00

Storytime at the Museum

Join our Playworker Diana DiMarco for stories in the Make a Difference with Loukoumi Reading Nook. This program is designed for children ages 2-4 years old.

Free with Museum Admission

Museum Minis
Sep
22
10:30 am10:30

Museum Minis

Meet up in Toddler Beach for social play, muscle and brain builders, tumbling and jumping, music and instruments, dancing, and story time.Toddlers (18-24 months) and parents/caregivers are invited to join us for half an hour of songs, moving and plenty of fun! Group Size is limited, first come first served.
Free with Museum Admission #westchesterchildrensmuseum
#museumminis
#toddlerbeach

Storytime at the Museum
Sep
21
11:00 am11:00

Storytime at the Museum

Join our Playworker Diana DiMarco for stories in the Make a Difference with Loukoumi Reading Nook. This program is designed for children ages 2-4 years old.

Free with Museum Admission

Museum Minis
Sep
15
10:30 am10:30

Museum Minis

Meet up in Toddler Beach for social play, muscle and brain builders, tumbling and jumping, music and instruments, dancing, and story time.Toddlers (18-24 months) and parents/caregivers are invited to join us for half an hour of songs, moving and plenty of fun! Group Size is limited, first come first served.
Free with Museum Admission #westchesterchildrensmuseum
#museumminis
#toddlerbeach

Storytime at the Museum
Sep
14
11:00 am11:00

Storytime at the Museum

Join our Playworker Diana DiMarco for stories in the Make a Difference with Loukoumi Reading Nook. This program is designed for children ages 2-4 years old.

Free with Museum Admission

Museum Minis
Sep
8
10:30 am10:30

Museum Minis

Meet up in Toddler Beach for social play, muscle and brain builders, tumbling and jumping, music and instruments, dancing, and story time.Toddlers (18-24 months) and parents/caregivers are invited to join us for half an hour of songs, moving and plenty of fun! Group Size is limited, first come first served.
Free with Museum Admission #westchesterchildrensmuseum
#museumminis
#toddlerbeach

Storytime at the Museum
Sep
7
11:00 am11:00

Storytime at the Museum

Join our Playworker Diana DiMarco for stories in the Make a Difference with Loukoumi Reading Nook. This program is designed for children ages 2-4 years old.

Free with Museum Admission

5% Shopping Day at Whole Foods Westchester
Sep
7
8:00 am08:00

5% Shopping Day at Whole Foods Westchester

Five percent of your back to school grocery bill on September 7 will support weekly educational programs for toddlers at the Westchester Children’s Museum.

Whole Foods Market’s three locations in Westchester County are partnering with the Westchester Children’s Museum to raise funds to support the Museum Minis, a weekly interactive educational program for toddlers and caregivers at the newly opened Museum. On September 7, grocery shoppers in Port Chester, White Plains and Yonkers Whole Foods Market stores will help support the Westchester Children’s Museum as 5% of their grocery bills will be donated to the not-for-profit. 

Museum Minis
Sep
1
10:30 am10:30

Museum Minis

Meet up in Toddler Beach for social play, muscle and brain builders, tumbling and jumping, music and instruments, dancing, and story time.Toddlers (18-24 months) and parents/caregivers are invited to join us for half an hour of songs, moving and plenty of fun! Group Size is limited, first come first served.
Free with Museum Admission #westchesterchildrensmuseum
#museumminis
#toddlerbeach

Introduction to Chinese Meditation: Qi Gong
Aug
27
11:00 am11:00

Introduction to Chinese Meditation: Qi Gong

With summer almost over and school starting soon- all children are welcome to join our playworker and Qi Gong practitioner, Alice Amundson, to develop a wonderful tool that will help with focus and stress reduction. Qi Gong is a form of moving meditation that develops mindfulness, focus, awareness, concentration, and relaxation. 

Free with Museum Admission

Storytime at the Museum
Aug
25
10:30 am10:30

Storytime at the Museum

Join our Playworker Diana DiMarco for stories and songs in the Make a Difference with Loukoumi Reading Nook. This program is designed for children ages 2-4 years old.

Free with Museum Admission

 

A Storytelling Journey
Aug
21
11:00 am11:00

A Storytelling Journey

Experience the magic of storytelling with the Westchester Children's Museum. Our resident storyteller, Danielle Gerbosi, will bring you on a wild, fun and interactive journey through role play and drama that will delight visitors of all ages.

Free with Museum Admission

 

Storytime at the Museum
Aug
18
10:30 am10:30

Storytime at the Museum

Join our Playworker, Diana DiMarco, for stories and songs in the Make a Difference with Loukoumi Reading Nook. This program is designed for children ages 2-4 years old.

Free with Museum Admission

 

Collage Workshop with Michael Albert
Aug
17
10:00 am10:00

Collage Workshop with Michael Albert

Join us for a drop in collage workshop with Westchester Children's Museum Visiting Artist Michael Albert.  To commemorate the closing of Michael's collage gallery show at the Museum, Michael will lead a cereal box collage workshop appropriate for visitors of all ages. 

Each visitor will receive a Michael Albert postcard print to take home. Write your postcard out at the Museum as part of Mr. Albert’s postcard writing project and the Museum will send it for you.

Free with Museum Admission

Gallery Reception at A.I. Friedman Port Chester
Aug
13
1:00 pm13:00

Gallery Reception at A.I. Friedman Port Chester

A.I. Friedman in Port Chester is celebrating all the wonderful work created by young artists and crafters who have participated in the First Saturday Workshops at the Westchester Children's Museum with a special Gallery Reception featuring photos and works from the many Fist Saturday workshops held at the Museum since opening in March. Stop by to say “hi” and let them know how much you enjoy 1st Saturday crafting at the Museum with AI Friedman.

Storytime at the Museum
Aug
11
10:30 am10:30

Storytime at the Museum

Join our Playworker, Diana DiMarco, for stories and songs in our Make a Difference with Loukoumi Reading Noon. This program is designed for children ages 2-4 years old.

Free with Museum Admission

 

First Saturday Art Workshop with A.I Friedman
Aug
6
11:00 am11:00

First Saturday Art Workshop with A.I Friedman

Drop in and make a craft project that celebrates the Westchester Children's Museum first 100 days - each child will be invited to decorate a sun silhouette to add to a "100 Summer Suns" display for the Museum. Presented by A.I. Friedman

Every first Saturday of the month. Free with Museum admission

Storytime at the Museum
Aug
4
10:30 am10:30

Storytime at the Museum

Come join our Playworker Diana DiMarco for stories and songs in our Make  a Difference with Loukoumi Reading Nook. This program is designed for children ages 2-4 years old.

Free with Museum Admission

 

FIRST 100 DAYS CELEBRATION WEEK
Aug
3
Aug 7

FIRST 100 DAYS CELEBRATION WEEK

To celebrate our first 100 days open to the public, we are offering a week’s worth of special 100-related activities and events with Museum prizes and special give-a-ways- including Westchester Children's Museum t-shirts (while supplies last).

Activities will include:  100 Keva Plank building challenge, 100 second Hover craft challenge and a raffle to guess how many names made our hall of hover fame wall in the first 100 days (winners will be announced August 10th). There will be something new and fun each and every day. Come visit and celebrate with us!

All Activities are Free with Museum Admission

Museum Minis
Jul
28
10:30 am10:30

Museum Minis

Meet us in Toddler Beach for social play, muscle and brain builders, tumbling and jumping, music and instruments, dancing, and story time. Toddlers (18-24 months) and parents/caregivers are invited to join us for half an hour of songs, moving and plenty of fun! Led by Museum Playworker Bev McAllister.
Group Size is limited, first come first served.
Free with Museum Admission #westchesterchildrensmuseum

 

Museum Minis
Jul
21
10:30 am10:30

Museum Minis

Meet us in Toddler Beach for social play, muscle and brain builders, tumbling and jumping, music and instruments, dancing, and story time. Toddlers (18-24 months) and parents/caregivers are invited to join us for half an hour of songs, moving and plenty of fun! Led by Museum Playworker Bev McAllister.
Group Size is limited, first come first served.
Free with Museum Admission #westchesterchildrensmuseum

#Toddlerbeach 

Museum Minis
Jul
14
10:30 am10:30

Museum Minis

Meet us in Toddler Beach for social play, muscle and brain builders, tumbling and jumping, music and instruments, dancing, and story time. Toddlers (18-24 months) and parents/caregivers are invited to join us for half an hour of songs, moving and plenty of fun! Led by Museum Playworker Bev McAllister.
Group Size is limited, first come first served.
Free with Museum Admission

 #toddlerbeach 

Museum Minis
Jul
7
10:30 am10:30

Museum Minis

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Meet us in Toddler Beach for social play, muscle and brain builders, tumbling and jumping, music and instruments, dancing, and story time. Toddlers (18-24 months) and parents/caregivers are invited to join us for half an hour of songs, moving and plenty of fun! Led by Museum Playworker Bev McAllister.
Group Size is limited, first come first served.
Free with Museum Admission #westchesterchildrensmuseum

4th of July Collage Workshop
Jul
4
10:00 am10:00

4th of July Collage Workshop

The Museum will be OPEN on the 4th of July!

Drop in for a special Independence Day themed collage workshop led by nationally renowned collage artist Michael Albert . Michael will be at the Museum all day to help you create 4th of July-themed collages. For inspiration, you can see Michael's original American Flag collage and Declaration of Independence collage now on view in our special gallery.
FREE with museum admission

Museum Minis
Jun
23
10:30 am10:30

Museum Minis

Meet us in Toddler Beach for social play, muscle and brain builders, tumbling and jumping, music and instruments, dancing, and story time. Toddlers (18-24 months) and parents/caregivers are invited to join us for half an hour of songs, moving and plenty of fun! Led by Museum Playworker Bev McAllister.
Group Size is limited, first come first served.
Free with Museum Admission #westchesterchildrensmuseum

Museum Minis
Jun
16
10:30 am10:30

Museum Minis

Meet us in Toddler Beach for social play, muscle and brain builders, tumbling and jumping, music and instruments, dancing, and story time. Toddlers (18-24 months) and parents/caregivers are invited to join us for half an hour of songs, moving and plenty of fun! Led by Museum Playworker Bev McAllister.
Group Size is limited, first come first served.
Free with Museum Admission #westchesterchildrensmuseum