Explore past virtual programming that is still available online.
Super Science: Do Birds Have Teeth?
Saturday May 8, 2021
Family Art To-Go: Funky Frames
Saturday May 1, 2021
Earth Day How-To Fest
A virtual science fair featuring a range of activities for all ages and skill levels.
Thursday April 22, 2021
Super Science: Biodiversity in a Box
See Mr. Davis’ Beetle Box, a wonderful illustration of the diversity of organisms that can be found just outside your door!
Saturday March 20, 2021
Lunch and Learn: Elizabeth Britton and Her Mosses
During a time when women in science were rare, Elizabeth Knight Britton was an expert in bryology, the study of mosses. Learn about Elizabeth’s influence on science in Staten Island and New York City and what makes a moss, a moss!
Thursday March 18, 2021
Super Science: Water Critters
Saturday February 20, 2021
Lunch and Learn: Drusilla Poole and Local Suffragists in Their Own Words
Join the Curator of Women of the Nation Arise! for a look at the arguments suffragists made in favor of women’s participation in government.
Thursday February 18, 2021
Korean Lunar New Year – At Home!
Celebrate at home the whole week with recipes, games, videos, and activities for the entire family to enjoy! Learn about the games (To-hoh), food (Tteok-guk), fashion (hanbok), and performing arts that epitomize this special time of year with this downloadable guide.
Friday February 12, 2021
Super Science: Camouflage
Take a peek at some of the unexpected ways animals blend into their surroundings. Experiment with color and pattern to uncover the creative ways animals disguise themselves. Super Science is hosted by special guest Ashley Gary, The Wildlife Host!
Saturday January 23, 2021
Lunch and Learn: Artist Raphael Soyer
Two portraits by Raphael Soyer hang in the Staten Island Museum: A Girl with Flowers (1940) and Self-portrait in my 60’s (1969). Join us for a brief look at Soyer’s life, philosophy on art, and the story of how these two artworks found a home on Staten Island.
Thursday January 21, 2021
Super Science: Hibernation, Migration, Adaptation
Saturday December 19, 2020
Family Art Workshop: Winter Landscape Diorama
Saturday December 12, 2020
Zine Workshop with Staten Island Zine League
Create a zine that celebrates or takes inspiration from the centennial of women’s suffrage in the United States.
Saturday December 5, 2020
The True Grit of the Suffragists
Sunday November 15, 2020
Super Science: Halloween Edition! Mad About Mummies
Join this hands-on science experiment to make your own mummified apples and travel around the world and then back home to SI with The Wildlife Host Ashley Gary to look at the various ways mummification takes place.
Saturday October 24, 2020
70th Annual (Virtual) Fence Show
As a way to support local artists and highlight those who have participated in years past, we are taking the fence show online!
Saturday September 26, 2020
Arise: Virtual Gala
Join us virtually for our 2020 Gala emceed by Casey Jost, performance by Hegazy, appearance by the Impractical Jokers and special comments and performance by Emmy-nominated Ingrid Michaelson.
Thursday September 10, 2020
Panel Discussion: Perspectives on the Suffrage Centennial
Women of the Nation Arise! brought together a panel of scholars and experts to advise the development of the exhibition and examine the contributions of Staten Island’s suffragists, present-day issues of political equality, and voter participation.
Sunday July 26, 2020
Demystify the nocturnal world of science right from your windowsill or backyard with this downloadable kit of night science activities. Learn how to make your own attractor to study moths and insects, how to decipher owl calls and other night sounds, and more!
Saturday July 18, 2020
Family Art Workshops: Paper Quilling
On the first Saturday of the month, join the Staten Island Museum to find inspiration from the objects in the Museum’s collection! These imaginative workshops explore a wide variety of materials while building skills in art making.
Saturday May 2, 2020
Past Programs not available online
Lunch and Learn: Stumped
1933 was one of the most active Atlantic hurricane seasons, falling third after 2005 and 2020. Learn what a chance find in the collection can tell us about why it was so active and what we can learn.
Thursday June 17, 2021
Lunch and Learn: Have you heard about Aaron Burr, Sir?
Did you know that the third Vice President of the United States, Aaron Burr, spent the final months of his life living in a Port Richmond hotel?
Thursday May 20, 2021
Lunch and Learn: Olive Earle and the Natural World
Olive Earle was a children’s book writer and illustrator whose work centered on the natural world. Take a closer look at her work and discuss her time spent on Staten Island.
Thursday April 15, 2021
Family Art Workshop: Hanging Mobiles
Make your own double-sided hanging mobile and learn the basic mechanics of kinetic sculpture in this introductory workshop.
Saturday March 6, 2021
Maedeup (Korean Knots) Art Workshop
Learn how to make Maedeup, the traditional Korean art form of knotting silken cords. Maedeup consists of over 35 intricate knots, some with imaginative names such as “dragonfly” and “plum blossom,” all skillfully made into beautiful ornaments and accessories
Saturday February 13, 2021
Family Art Workshop: Suncatcher
Spring hasn’t arrived yet and we’ll take all the sun we can get! Brighten up your window by creating your own suncatcher using a unique print-transfer technique along with materials found around the house.
Saturday February 6, 2021
Family Art Workshop: Clay Coil Pots
Learn how to make your own air-dry clay at home and use this simple handbuilding technique to create your own pot by rolling and joining coils of clay.
Saturday January 9, 2021
NYICFF Kid Flicks!
A fresh season brings a fresh round of NYICFF Kid Flicks, amazing short film programs from around the world, sure to inspire delight, curiosity, and conversation for viewers big and small. Presented in partnership with New York International Children’s Film Festival.
Wednesday November 18, 2020
Family Art Workshop: Papier Mache Teacup
Saturday November 7, 2020
Poet Laureate Presents: Women's Right to Vote
Poet Laureate Marguerite Maria Rivas will lead an interactive afternoon of poetry celebrating Women’s Right to Vote featuring historic and contemporary works.
Sunday October 18, 2020
Family Art Workshop: Neighborhood Collage
Saturday October 3, 2020
Super Science: Keep it Cool - Ice Cream Science
Saturday August 22, 2020
Family Art Workshops: Landscapes
Learn the tricks artists use to show depth in a picture while being inspired by artwork in the Museum's collection.