Join us for an exciting morning of activities that will inform, inspire, and motivate you to learn more about the history of your family and community. First, get a sneak peek at the fun and surprises that come from learning about local and family history. Then, choose two of the following activity stations: |
PHOTO EXPEDITION: Tour our newest exhibit, then uncover clues hidden in photos. Bring your own photographs or examine some of ours.
YOU DO THE INTERVIEW: Get trained in interviewing techniquesand use what youve learned to do your own interview.
DETECTIVES TOOLBOX: Hear about the best places to search for community history. Next: Explore more on our computers!
TALES ARTIFACTS TELL: Learn some New York City history by examining everyday objects in the Museums collection and discover what artifacts can reveal about your neighborhood.
Every family that attends this program will be entered into a raffle, with prizes including a one-year subscription to Ancestry.com and an Ancestry DNA kit. Raffle winners must be present at the 12:30 PM drawing to claim their prize.
About the programs lead developer/presenter: Ira Wolfman is president of POE Communications, an editorial consulting firm that works with media companies, museums, and nonprofit organizations to develop high-quality digital and print content for children and adults.
Note: Our programs frequently sell out. It is highly recommended that you purchase tickets in advance.
This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.
Presented by Ackman & Ziff Family Genealogy Institute, Leo Baeck Institute & Yeshiva University Museum
Center for Jewish History (View)
15 West 16th St.
New York, NY 10011
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|