May 2017 Program Highlights

Date: 05/05/2017 - 05/31/2017
Time: All Day

Garden Terrace and Sea of Boats are open!  Enjoy our outdoor exhibits

Saturday May 6th 12:15pm

Sundog Children’s Theater presents

“A Springtime Carol” The story of a grumpy king who tries to ban Spring, only to be visited by Mother Nature’s court, in this springtime twist on a Christmas Carol.


Sunday May 7th   1:00 pm-4:00pm

Flowers for Mom

Create a beautiful paper flower lei to give to Mom for Mother’s Day.


Saturday May 13th Noon-1:00pm

Flower Anatomy, a Second Saturday family program sponsored by Con Edison

What are the parts of a flower and what are their functions? Come learn about flower anatomy through guided flower dissections.  Limited to 25 attendees per session.


Saturday, May 20th, SPRUCE UP

Join us in thanking a team of Goldman Sachs employee volunteers as they Spruce Up our front meadow and freshen up our garden beds. We are most grateful to the Goldman Sachs Community TeamWorks program for making this project possible!

 Sunday May 21st Seafaring adventures 1:00 pm-5:00 pm

1:00-4:00 pm Nautical Art. Create sea shell mosaics

3:00 pm Meet the author of Freddy the Ferry, Angelo DeMeo, for a special reading and book signing!  Book Sale and Signing.

2:00 pm to 5:00 pm Head over to the Noble Maritime Collection and listen to traditional Maritime folk songs with their monthly Sea Shanty Sessions! Admission to the Noble Maritime Collection is by donation.

Saturday and Sunday May 27 & 28 1:00 pm-4:00 pm

Flower Tye-Die Craft

Show your support for U.S. soldiers and veterans by making your own floral Memorial Day red, white and blue carnations to display in honor of our fallen heroes.


Monday May 29th Memorial Day- Museum Closed

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