IMPORTANT UPDATE! The Staten Island Museum’s 73rd Annual Fence Show is now on SUNDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2023!

Due to inclement weather, the Fence Show and Biergarten have been moved.

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Artist Info Session: Yes, And

Online Live Event * Please register.

Join Staten Island Museum staff to learn more about Yes, And: a survey exhibition of art and artists related to Staten Island and walk through the application process, timeline, and eligibility.

[Postponed] Presentation: Site Unseen – Civil War Draft Riots and William Olliffe’s Diary

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This event has been postponed. Please check back soon for the rescheduled date.  Zoom - Registration required $10/$5 members Debbie-Ann Paige’s research illuminates how the Civil War Draft Riots on Staten Island targeted historically Black neighborhoods on the North Shore. Using ferry operator William Olliffe’s diary as a point of reference, Debbie-Ann will explore the ...

$5 – $10

Maedeup (Korean Knots) Art Workshop

Online Live Event * Please register.

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

$10 – $15

Family Art Workshop: Suncatcher

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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.

Family Art Workshop: Clay Coil Pots

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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.

NYICFF Kid Flicks!

Online Live Event * Please register.

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.

$5 – $6.99

Family Art Workshop: Papier Mache Teacup

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During the women’s suffrage movement, tea parties provided women a place to gather, fundraise, and organize their efforts to advance the cause. With just a few household items, you can make your own papier mache teacup and start from there. Supply List: • Old newspapers • Liquid glue such as Elmer’s • A container to ...

Family Art Workshop: Neighborhood Collage

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Learn about collage and use materials found around the house to make an artwork about your community. What makes your neighborhood unique? What kind of buildings are there? What do the trees look like this time of year? Show how special your block is through collage. Supply List: Assorted papers (magazine pages, loose leaf, old ...

Super Science: Keep it Cool – Ice Cream Science

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Explore the science behind frozen treats! Watch chemistry in action as we create our very own ice cream in a bag. Then, conduct an experiment to determine which materials work best as insulators so we can take our ice cream on the go! Link to the Zoom invitation will be provided upon registration. If you ...

Super Science: Plants and Pollinators

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Participants will learn about the different parts of a plant, and how they take in water and nutrients, as well as the different types of pollinators and how they pollinate. Follow along with our videos to conduct an experiment using plants you can find in your very own backyard, as well as create a simulation ...

Super Science: Today’s Forecast – Weather!

Online Live Event * Please register.

In this month’s workshop participants will explore the topic of weather. Follow along with our videos to simulate real-life weather conditions by creating a cloud in a jar, and demonstrate the water cycle in a bag. You can even create your very own at-home weather station to forecast the weather like a real meteorologist!