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The Skyscraper Museum

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39 Battery Place
New York, NY 10280 United States
2129456324 http://skyscraper.org/symposium.html

August 2019

Free
August 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Julie Satow Book Talk: The Plaza

The Skyscraper Museum, 39 Battery Place
New York, NY 10280 United States

“A great hotel is a theater of dreams,” notes Tina Brown in the New York Times Book Review, and Julie Satow “digs deep into the forces that took the Plaza from a living center of aspiring social connection tied to the fortunes of American high society to its present status in an atomized era of pitiless transactional globalism.” In The Plaza: The Secret Life of America’s Most Famous Hotel, Satow vividly chronicles the life of the 18-story skyscraper hotel that opened in…

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September 2019

$5
September 7 @ 10:30 am - 11:45 am

Family Programs at the Skyscraper Museum: Architecture Shape Collage

The Skyscraper Museum, 39 Battery Place
New York, NY 10280 United States

Kids will use cut-out geometric shapes to create colorful collages of their own ideal cities to explore concepts of geometry, density, and design. Ages 2-7. RSVP by emailing education@skyscraper.org or call at 212-945-6324.

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$5
September 7 @ 10:30 am - 11:45 am

Family Programs at the Skyscraper Museum: Pop-Up Skyscraper Cards

The Skyscraper Museum, 39 Battery Place
New York, NY 10280 United States

Get excited for National Skyscraper Day on September 3rd by making pop-up cards of your own skyscraper design! Kids will learn about famous skyscrapers by touring our permanent exhibit, then draw their own tower on their take-home card. Ages 3+. Please RSVP by emailing at education@skyscraper.org or call 212-945-6324

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$5
September 14 @ 10:30 am - 11:45 am

Family Programs at the Skyscraper Museum: Skyscraper Yoga

The Skyscraper Museum, 39 Battery Place
New York, NY 10280 United States

Skyscraper-inspired yoga poses will get kids moving and having fun while learning about their favorite towers! After a tour of the museum's models, kids will connect to their foundations and stretch to new heights in a 30-minute yoga session! This activity will help improve motor skills, mindfulness, and gives kids a creative outlet for self-expression. Ages 4+. Please RSVP by emailing education@skyscraper.org or call 212-945-6324

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The cover of a book that reads "The Grandest Madison Square"
Free
September 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Suzanne Hinman Clark Book Talk: “The Grandest Madison Square Garden”

The Skyscraper Museum, 39 Battery Place
New York, NY 10280 United States

When completed in 1890, the (second) Madison Square Garden complex on the northeast corner of Manhattan's Madison Square featured the tallest tower in the country, from its base to the 18-foot sculpture of a nude Diana. In The Grandest Madison Square Garden: Art, Scandal, and Architecture in Gilded Age New York, art historian Suzanne Hinman examines the lives and achievements of the two creative minds behind the building, architect Stanford White and sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens, as a gateway to explore the art,…

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$5
September 28 @ 10:30 am - 11:45 am

Family Programs at the Skyscraper Museum: Halloween Costume Workshop

The Skyscraper Museum, 39 Battery Place
New York, NY 10280 United States

Searching for Halloween costume inspiration? Just look up! Kids will get ideas from our models of skyscrapers to dress as their favorite towers, whether it’s the Chrysler Building or an original design. A paper-bag shirt for the body of the building, paired with a decorated hat elaborate enough to match even the most special spires, make a unique costume! Ages 6+. Please RSVP by email at education@skyscraper.org or call 212-945-6324

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