Infinite Compassion Tour

1st Saturday Family Art Workshop

The Art of Cocktails: Part 2

Meditation 101

Marty the Psychic: A Conversation Circle

Annual Educator Open House

Bird and Nature Walk: Mt Loretto Unique Area

Infinite Compassion Exhibition Opening

Infinite Compassion Exhibition Preview

Super Science Saturday: Snug Harbor Nature Walk

Come to the Cabaret

Bird and Nature Walk: William T Davis Birthday at the Greenbelt

1st Saturday Family Workshop: Wire Leaf Sculptures

Bird and Nature Walk: Wolfe’s Pond Park

Museum Day Live!

Come to the Cabaret

Infinite Compassion Exhibition Opening

Infinite Compassion Exhibition Opening

Infinite Compassion:
Avalokiteshvara in Asian Art

In collaboration with the
Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

Saturday, October 22, 2016
10:00am – 4:00pm

Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Bldg A
Tickets: ½ price admission all day ($4 Adults, $2.50 seniors/students, $1 children – Free for members of the Staten Island Museum and the Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

10:00am Doors Open

11:00am - 12:00pm Welcome and Special Guests

12:00pm - 4:00pm Tours and experiences for all ages!

The Staten Island Museum is opening its first new exhibition at their Snug Harbor location since the facility opened one year ago. Infinite Compassion: Avalokiteshvara in Asian Art, a collaboration with the Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art, introduces visitors to Buddhist art, culture, and belief across Asia.

After the Buddha, Avalokiteshvara, is the most ubiquitous deity in Mahayana Buddhism. This revered Bodhisattva promotes compassion. A Bodhisattva is an individual who, upon achieving enlightenment, renounces his/her own Nirvana (extinction) in order to help others achieve enlightenment. The exhibit will interpret this aspect of Buddhist art with 46 sculptures, ritual objects, paintings (thangkas) and photographs from India, Tibet, China, Nepal and Japan, as well as contemporary Asian art.

Guest Curator and scholar Patricia Karetzky, (O. Munsterberg Chair of Asian Art, Bard College), developed the exhibition content in collaboration with the two museums. Additional works will be on loan from the Rubin Museum of Art; the Godwin-Ternbach Museum, Queens College and private collectors.

This year-long exhibition will also host new programs such as: Meditation 101 in the gallery, Community Days and Family Days, bus tours between the Staten Island Museum and the Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art, and special guest speaker events. In an effort to apply the tenets of Infinite Compassion, the Museum will partner with the social practice and performance artist Ori Alon and his Center for Supportive Bureaucracy (CSB) to administer Forgiver’s Licenses and Compassion Punch Cards. The CSB project, through Mr. Alon, creates custom designed "licenses, certificates, citations" which cut to the heart of growing kindness, love, acceptance, creativity, and compassion through a parody of bureaucracy. These symbolic documents identify and encourage individuals to perform compassionate acts, and applications will be part of community events through the year.

Related Events:

Infinite Compassion Curator's Tour: Sunday, November 6, 2:00pm
Free with Museum Admission
Patricia Karetzky, Guests Curator, Professor of Asian Art, Bard College. 

Meditation 101 - Wednesdays November 2, 16, 30, December 7 and 21, 2:00pm
Free with Museum Admisison

Read the full release.

Infinite Compassion was made possible in part by the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs,
Institute of Museum and Library Services, NY Council on the Arts, Northfield Bank
Foundation and Jay-Quin Contracting with additional funding for Opening Day Festivities
by Level Solar.

In St. George

In St. George


Burke Auditorium

Medium sized meetings and conferences, lectures and concerts. Baby grand piano installed.
50 person capacity, lecture style seating (rows)
40 person capacity, seated at tables
73 person capacity, standing room


Main Floor Galleries

75 person capacity, standing room


Upper Galleries  

60 person capacity standing room




For rates and availability, please contact:

Renée Bushelle
Manager of Visitor Services
Phone:  718.727.1135

Mailing Address:

Staten Island Museum
75 Stuyvesant Place
Staten Island, NY 10301

66th Annual Fence Show

Super Science Saturdays: Experimental Music with SI MakerSpace

Bird and Nature Walk: Clove Lakes Park

1st Saturday Family Art Workshop

Level Solar

Level Solar


Save Up To 25% On Your Electricity And Help Support the Staten Island Museum keep it green! 

We are pleased to announce a new partnership with Level Solar to help you lower your energy bill and transition to clean energy. Together we can reduce emissions and help protect the environment!

Through Level Solar’s program you can save up to $500+ each year on your electricity and receive a tax credit up to $5,000 from New York State, all while helping to make our communities more sustainable! There are no upfront costs to participate.

Here’s how it works:

  • Level Solar installs solar panels on your home at no cost
  • These panels generate 100% clean electricity
  • Level Solar provides this electricity to you for up to 25% less than your utility
  • You save immediately, and qualify for a NY State tax credit up to $5,000
  • Level Solar donates $250 to the Staten Island Museum for every supporter that goes solar!

See if you qualify

Level Solar has helped New York homeowners transition to lower cost, clean electricity. Each Level Solar home prevents over 200,000 pounds of carbon dioxide from entering the environment. This is equivalent to planting 2,500 trees!

As a homeowner, there is no single action you can take that has a greater positive impact on the environment.

Contact Level Solar to see if your home qualifies, and to make a difference: 855-907-3290



Bird and Nature Walk: Conference House Park

Member Appreciation Day

Summer Nights: Joey G Presents | The Time of Your Life

Super Science Saturday: Marine Biology

Summer Nights: Word Art 101

Bird and Nature Walk: Great Kills Park

Threading My Prayer Rug | A Book Signing with Author Sabeeha Rehman

Summer Nights: Game On!

1st Saturday Family Workshop

Summer Nights: Sensory Cinema

At Snug Harbor

At Snug Harbor



Medium to large meetings, lectures and concerts
Baby grand piano installed
Ground Level
ADA Accessible

Arrangement Options and Capacity

100 person capacity, lecture style seating (rows)
75 person capacity, seated at tables
151 person capacity, standing room


Barker Welfare Foundation Classroom

Small meetings and workshops
Exposed Brick
Smart Board Equipped 

Arrangement Options and Capacity

35 person capacity, lecture style seating (rows)
30 person capacity, seated at tables
50 person capacity, standing room

Galleries and exterior spaces can be added to rentals.

Onsite parking is available


Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor (Entire Building)

*Evening Hours Only
Three floors
Natural Lighting
Climate Controlled

Arrangement Options and Capacity

350 person capacity, standing room

Restored by Gluckman Tang Architects, this 19th century Greek Revival building blends effortlessly with innovative 21st century features. This award winning building, constructed in 1879 as a dormitory for the residents of historic Sailor’s Snug Harbor has beautifully reimagined, energy efficient, technology ready spaces.
Galleries and exterior spaces are available to rent. 

Onsite parking is available



For rates and availability, please contact:

Renée Bushelle
Manager of Visitor Services
Phone:  718.727.1135

Mailing Address:

Staten Island Museum
75 Stuyvesant Place
Staten Island, NY 10301

Summer Nights: Summer Blues | Printmaking

RUFFED | Drawings by Patrizia Vignola

Staten Island Yankee Game!

Staten Island Yankee Game!

I <3 Staten Island Day with the Staten Island Yankees

Sunday, July 31, 4:00pm

Richmond County Ballpark, 75 Richmond Terrace, SI, NY 10301

Tickets are $18.00 each (Call 718.727.1135)

Do you love Staten Island? Prove it!

Purchase your tickets through the Staten Island Museum and part of the proceeds go to support the Museum and local culture.If the feel-good vibes aren’t enough, you also get perks: the first 1,000 people to enter the game get a free I <3 SI t-shirt and all ticket holders receive ½ price admission to the Staten Island Museum on the day of the game. 

To further prove our love for all things St. George and Staten Island, the Staten Island Museum will be offering ½ price admission to the Museum for Staten Island Yankee ticket holders at home games all season long. Just bring your ticket stub to the front desk of the Staten Island Museum in St. George at 75 Stuyvesant Place (one block up Wall Street from the ballpark) and you’re in.

To support the Staten Island Museum by purchasing tickets to I<3 SI Day with the Staten Island Yankees, call the Museum at 718.727.1135 and select your seats today!

Box office hours are Monday – Friday 11am – 5pm, Saturdays 10am – 5pm, and Sundays 12pm – 5pm.

Moth Night: Snug as a Bug

Summer Nights: Kind of a Big Dill

Super Science Saturday: Bottle Rockets

Fantastique! Wine Tasting

Moth Night: Snug as a Bug

Moth Night: Snug as a Bug

All ages and interest are welcome to join in celebrating these majestic winged creatures. Tickets are $10 for adults and free for kids under 12. Experience the “wall of moths” with attractor creator Mike Shanley, take a night hike with a Museum nature guide, view and learn about amazing local and exotic moths, enjoy performances by Melissa West and Erik Danielson of The Wild Hive Collective, and check out moth inspired eco art with the Staten Island Greenbelt’s Gabriela Padewska.


Walk-ins welcome.

8:30pm – Moth fun begins
8:45pm – Nighttime Nature Walk
10:00pm – Bad Woods an Outdoor Dance Performance
10:30pm – Goodnight!

The family fun begins at 8:30pm with moths, glow in the dark chalk art, popsicles, and more!

What can be a tenth of an inch small or grow up to a whopping eighteen inches large? The mighty moth! Did you know that moths can also be a variety of vivid hues from green to orange to purple and back again and they can even be fuzzy!?

“To me moths bring to mind languid summer nights, shoeless adventures, the heady scent of honeysuckle wafting through window screens. On International Moth Night the Museum and our friends strive to combine a love of summer, boldness of dance, and discovery of the natural world…things we might miss were we to stay inside and watch TV,” said Diane Matyas, VP of Exhibitions and Programs.

Don’t forget your flashlight, camera, container, and science notebook. To learn more about National Moth Week visit

Some parting thoughts from our friends at National Moth Week:
Why do you guys care about moths of all things? Why should I care?
Moths can be important bioindicators. A bioindicator is a species or taxon that tells us about the health of an ecosystem. A greater diversity of moths typically means there is a greater diversity of plant species, which leads to a greater diversity of other species as well.  They can help us monitor food plant populations and they are important food sources for many nocturnal AND diurnal organisms. Also, moths typically have a reputation of being drab, dull pests. However, that is certainly not the case. An extreme minority of moth species can cause trouble to humans, but most moths either have no impact on our lives or may serve important ecosystem functions such as pollination. Many moths are actually very interestingly patterned and colored. Moths are a world of sphinxes, hawks, owls, tigers, and scary eyes, all waiting for you outside your door, or perhaps in your home.

Summer Nights: Silent Movie/Live Soundtrack

Bird and Nature Walk: Great Kills Park

Social Media & Social Good: An Afternoon with Sree Sreenivasan

Summer Nights: The Art of Cocktails

1st Saturday Family Workshop



History Tour: Farm to City

Super Science Saturday: Chemical and Physical Reactions

Exhibit Tour: HOME GAMES

History Tour: Farm to City


Impressionism: American Gardens on Canvas at NYBG

Bird and Nature Walk: Mount Loretto Unique Area

Painter’s Panel: On the Spot or Not?

Summer Nights

Summer Nights

Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor
1000 Richmond Terrace, Building A
Staten Island, NY 10301

Summer Nights is a series of events for the culturally minded who like to have fun. From crafting your own history-inspired cocktails to celebrating Joey G (renowned videographer and local cable celebrity), to DIY workshops and a screening of Staten Island Summer complete with sensory snacks, we have your Thursday night planned.

Your ticket includes admission to the Museum, which is open until the event begins at 7:30pm. Come early to explore!

  • July 7: The Art of Cocktails

    $25/$20 Members, (21+)
    Craft your own cocktails while exploring Staten Island’s prohibition history. One of Staten Island’s favorite bartenders, Kevin Devlin, will whet your whistle with bespoke concoctions while teaching you how to make your own. All supplies provided. 


  • July 14: Silent Movie/Live Soundtrack 

    $15/$10 Members, includes 2 drink tickets (21+)
    Local bands Captain Ahab and the Sea Crackens and The Seconds provide the score for vintage CTV footage and Staten Island made film, Rising Up: The Story of the Zombie Right’s Movement.


  • July 21: Kind of a Big Dill 

    $25/$20 Members, includes 2 drink tickets (21+)
    Jar and pickle your own vegetables, make fresh sauerkraut, and preserve the taste of summer. The spotlight is on local produce as we employ a quick pickling method to send everyone home with two jars of their own. Learn about Staten Island’s agricultural history. All supplies provided.



  • July 28: Print Making Summer Blues 

    $25/$20 Members, includes 2 drink tickets (21+)
    Hands-on workshop to make cyanotypes: blue-toned prints common during the early days of photography. Take home your own interpretation of Staten Island history.


  • August 4: Sensory Cinema 

    $25/$20 Members, includes 2 drink tickets (21+)
    Watch instant classic “Staten Island Summer” as aroma, texture, and taste elevate your viewing experience. Enjoy your own tray of mystery boxes containing bite-sized portions from a tasting menu tailored to palpable moment in the film.


  • August 11: Game On!

    $15/$10 Members, includes 2 drink tickets (21+)/Kids under 12 FREE
    *Family Friendly*
    Enjoy the fresh air and beautiful grounds of Snug Harbor while we turn back the clocks with some of the most popular (and zany) outdoor games from the past and around the world. Grab a beer, choose a captain, declare you’re “not it!” and have a blast. Families welcome.

  • August 18: Word Art 101 

    $25/$20 Members, includes 2 drink tickets (21+)
    An introductory workshop to freehand lettering. Participants will hone their drawing skills as they take a basic type font from concept to completion in cursive and/or traditional style. A short lesson on the history of tattooing and hand-lettering will open the workshop. All supplies provided.

  • August 25: Joey G Presents The Time of Your Life

    $25/$20 Members, includes 2 drink tickets (21+)
    Dust off that formal wear, grab your dancing shoes, and invite your friends to salute the videographer who captured Staten Island’s treasured moments for over twenty-five years. Share your first dance (again), toss the bouquet, and dedicate your 15th candle to your new best friend. Pass the mic around the table and reminisce as selections from the archives of Joey G Presents are screened while we party the night away.



Educator Professional Learning

Bird and Nature Walk: Buck’s Hollow

Bird and Nature Walk: Great Kills Park

Free Teacher Summer Pass

Free Teacher Summer Pass

The Museum is offering all teachers, principals, assistant principals, and parent coordinators free admission to the Museum every weekday from June 15 – September 15.

Eligible educators can register for free online below or in person at either location (St. George or Snug Harbor).

When visiting the Museum throughout the summer, just bring school ID, paystub, or school letterhead to enjoy the Museum’s current exhibitions free of charge.

The pass is valid only for the registered educator and cannot be transferred.


Register here


Past Events - Professional Learning

Past Events - Professional Learning

Professional Learnings

Our professional learning workshops for teachers and administrators provide a forum to engage in interdisciplinary learning; practice pedagogical approaches; and an opportunity to learn about museum-based school programs and curricula.  

Past Events

Thursday, June 9, 2016
All Educators Welcome
1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY 10301, Building A
9:30AM – 3:00PM
$35 per person

Support inquiry with primary sources found in the Staten Island Museum’s local history archive. Describe examples of the benefits of teaching with primary sources and identify key considerations for selecting primary sources for instructional use. Tour the Staten Island Museum and grounds of Snug Harbor.
Contact Loretta Lonecke or 718.483.7103 for more information or to register by phone.


Thursday, May 19, 2016
For School Administrators
Bringing the World Home: Art and Local History
In Collaboration with the Center for Arts Education
1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY 10301, Building A
12:30PM -4:00PM

CAE, in collaboration with the Staten Island Museum, present an interdisciplinary approach to enrich your art, science and history curricula through object-based analysis and skills to deconstruct paintings and historical documents. Tour the Museum with the Curator of Art, engage in a hands-on art-making workshop and receive resource materials to take back to your school.  

Super Science Saturdays: Exciting Ecosystem

Bird and Nature Walk: Mt. Loretto

Water Ways | Staten Island Museum Spring Gala

Bird and Nature Walk: Blue Heron Park

NatureFest 2016

Five Boros Music Festival presents: The Colonials

Jane’s Walk: St. George

Bird and Nature Walk: Clove Lakes Park

Home Games

Home Games

  • Remember the Mastodon

    A sports history exhibition in collaboration with the Staten Island Sports Hall of Fame

    HOME GAMES follows the changing role of sports as reflected in the lives of Islanders like Gloria Elliott of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League; local sports hero Bobby Thomson, who hit the most celebrated home run in baseball history - then rode the Staten Island Ferry home; and Super Bowl champion Joe Andruzzi, who became a symbol of resilience after one of his firefighter brothers narrowly survived the 2001 attack on the World Trade Center - and again when he emerged as one of the heroes of the Boston Marathon bombing.

    This exhibition includes:

    • Baseball featuring Bobby Thompson and Hank Majeski, Matty McIntyre, Sonny Logan and Glen Mosley of the New York Black Yankees, Gloria Elliott, and the 1964 Mid-Island Little League world champions.
    • Football presenting the NFL Stapes in Thompson’s stadium, college stars Bill Shakespeare and the NYU team (including Sal Somma and Andy Barberi) that stopped the Seven Blocks of Granite, high school rivalries and modern stars such as Joe Andruzzi, Steve Gregory, and Adewale Ongunleye.
    • Trailblazers highlighting Mary Outerbridge, who brought the game of tennis to the U.S.; Nick Fotiu’s determination leading to a NHL career; Marilyn King and Robert Pipkin’s Olympic aspirations; and the rise of women athletes like Nicky Anosike, Jen Derevjanik, and Sheila Tighe.

    (Free with Museum Admission)

    Made possible with funding from the Richmond County Savings Foundation.

    Thumbnail image: Gloria Cordes Elliott played five seasons in the All-American Girls’ Professional Baseball League in the early 1950s.

    Read the full press release here.

    Location: Staten Island Museum in St. George, 75 Stuyvesant Place, SI, NY 10301


Home Games Opening

Spring Break | Arbor Day Nature Trek

Spring Break | Life’s A Beach

Spring Break | Come Fly with Me

Spring Break | Animal Homes

Spring Break | Animal Detectives

Bird and Nature Walk: Wolfe’s Pond Park

Poetry Afternoon: Mothers and Daughters

Spring Bird and Wildflower Walk

Super Science Saturdays: Gross Gravity

Artist Panel and Screening: Island Landscapes through New Film

Bird and Nature Walk: Conference House Park

Super Science Saturdays: Measuring Weather




About SI3D

Having lived on Lighthouse Hill in Staten Island for many years while growing up, I was eager to return with my wife, as filmmakers, to capture a city symphony of historically important vistas - in 3D! After traversing the terrain, we became aware that this island should have been preserved as a park, not transformed into a parking lot. What could have mirrored Cape Cod as a “get-away” from Manhattan, instead became a “give-away” for haphazard development.  And yet, despite the abuse and misuse - the Moses-imposed highways and towering mounds of garbage piled as high as the Statue of Liberty - Staten Island, resilient, remains a gem, with its richness of history, still majestic mountainous landscape, architectural treasures, cultural and religious enclaves, cinematic coastline, marshes and, of course, its people.

- Marylou & Jerome Bongiorno

About the New Work Trilogy

Staten Island in 3D is the culmination of a trilogy by award winning filmmakers Marylou & Jerome Bongiorno. Inspired by the classic avant-garde short Manhatta (1921), the New Work trilogy began with Newark in 3D commissioned by the Newark Museum in 2009 and The Brooklyn Waterfront in 3D presented at the Museum of the City of New York, with support from the New York Council for the Humanities, in December of 2010. 

Newark in 3D was on view at Newark Liberty International Airport from November 2013 to September 2014.  It was the first art film ever installed at the Airport (link to NY Times). It is currently enjoying an extended run at the Newark Museum through December 31, 2016.

Learn more about New Work and Bongiorno Productions.

2D image                                                          3D image (use anaglyph glasses to view)

St. George Terminal, Staten Island Ferry, Staten Island
Images copyright and courtesy of the artists, Marylou & Jerome Bongiorno.

ARTIST TALK: Nancy Bonior, Peter Van Dyck, and Andy Lenaghan

Bird and Nature Walk: Clove Lakes Park

Bird and Nature Walk: South Beach/Fort Wadsworth

Fence Show 2016

Fence Show 2016

Saturday, September 17, 2016
11:00AM - 5:00PM

Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor
1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY 10301

Rain date: Sunday, September 18, 2016

For the 66th year, the Staten Island Museum is keeping their bucolic tradition alive and for the first time, has a Museum on the grounds to explore beyond the fences. Thousands will gather to see the conventional, the abstract, and the extraordinary on the grounds of Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Gardens with the newly restored Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor as a backdrop.

Free to the public.

Museum entry by donation.

For the past three years, we have been treated to the Musical Chairs Chamber Ensemble’s Open-Air Music Festival and again this year you're invited to enjoy the original music during the show.

Artist spaces range from $45-$75.


Featured Artists:

Mike Adamo, Vito Agello, Arlene Ajello, Bob Alverson, Kris Alverson, Elizabeth Armetta, Vito Armetta, Omar Aviles, Arthur Backstrom, Dana Barbato, Jack Bauer, Victoria Bellinger, Neil Besignano, Sharon Kunz Betancourth, Helen Bilotti, Tom Birardi, Alma Braisted, Liubov Brizhatiur, William Bunting, Andrew Caddell, Pamela Calstein, Mafalda Cento, Angelina Cerciello, James J. Conte, Michael Corace, Claire Daley, John DeHart, Tracy DeHart, Will Delaney, Gregory DeRespino, Jennifer De La Rosa, Antonio DeSantis, Erica Diniso, Christine DiLillo, David DiLillo, Martin Eisenberg, Phyllis M. Elrich, Jean Falchook, Elle Finn, Alyssa Fiorito, A.i. Firefly, Jack Freedman, Miriam Garber, Deborah Gelman, Beatriz Giraldo, Susan Grabel, Dennis Green, Michele Guttenberg, Larry Haggerty, Jack Hodgens, Margo Horowitz, Daniel Ingellis, Susan Ippolito, CJ Segal Isaacson, Keith Jacobsen, Michelle Joseph, Bonnie Kelsey, Tonya Knudsen, Karen Ladley, Lorraine LaGrua, Kay La Manna, Renee Lichtman, Rebecca Lippe, LittleStar Nebula, Jennifer Macaluso, Rose Mammana, Annette Marten, Teresa Mayo, Ann Marie McDonnell, Karen McNamara, Marie Melloy, Elaine Mendez, Palma Mingozzi, Margaret Molinari, Bill Murphy, Jeannette Murray, Emmanuel Noruwa, Stephanie Olsen, Hiroko Otani, Megan Padovano, Robert Padovano, Salvatore Palumbo, Lydia Parris, Barbara Perkins, Andrea Phillips, Saint Phillips, Mildred Piccinnini, Rhoda Pierce, Henry Piorkowski, Denny Pizzini, Jeannine Restucci, Sage Reynolds, Denise Romano, Fran Rosati, Ruben Ruiz, Colman Rutkin, Irina Poludnenko, Dennis Sheheen, Keri Sheheen, Joanne Shulman, Carmel Simone, Sally Ann Sitro, Michelina Spinelli, Staten Island Orchid Society, Jessica Taccetta, Gayle Tauger, Tottenville Soap, Marianne Troia, Michael Tucciarone, Anne Tulimieri, Carlo Uccio, Frank Vaccaro, Vincent Verdi, Jenni S. Vitek, Gene Wagner, Tina Watson, Jean Wright, Elzbieta Wysoczanska, Richard Xuereb, Myunghae Yoon, Sarah Yuster, and Zion Lutheran Church Ladies.


Lineup :

12:00pm  MCCE Quartet
1:00pm    WaFoo & MCCE collaboration
2:00pm    The J. Brunka Trio
3:00pm    Eyes On Infinity & MCCE collaboration

Food Trucks:

Majestic Vending and Services, Inc.

Icemen Truck

Luzzo's Pizza

Johnny's Sausages

NatureFest 2016

NatureFest 2016

Saturday, May 7, 2016

11:00am - 4:00pm

FREE, Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor

1000 Richmond Terrace, SI, NY 10301

This free, family-friendly event is a fun filled afternoon that boasts a slew of activities to keep kids occupied and engaged while learning about and most importantly, interacting with, nature! Practice your maniacal laugh and physics skills at the Mad Scientist Experiment Table, explore the woods and search for your favorite fuzzy friends in our Nature Scavenger Hunt, or if you’d prefer a guide on your adventure, join our Guided Nature Walks, get a seriously hands on experience with our Up Close with Staten Island Nature Table where you can touch and feel animal fur, bones, fossils and more.

For more information contact the Staten Island Museum at 718.727.1135

HISTORY TALK: Revolutionary Staten Island

Book Talk and Signing: The Castle Cross the Magnet Carter with Kia Corthron

Shared Museum Member Weekend

Super Science Saturdays: Be a Scientist

Winter Break Gallery Tour: Return of the Mastodon

Winter Break Gallery Tour: Staten Island SEEN

Family Friendly Bird and Nature Walk: Mount Loretto Unique Area

Winter Break Gallery Tour: Opening the Treasure Box