|9:30 am - 12:00 pm||
Librarians: Celebrate Steig in November
Join us for this special free workshop for librarians—public and school— focusing on the work of Newbery-and Caldecott-award winning illustrator William Steig. more
|4:00 pm - 5:30 pm||
Classes for Tweens|
Sylvester to Shrek: Drawing Series for Tweens
November 6, 13 & 20 Spend three Tuesdays sketching and touring From The New Yorker to Shrek: The Art of William Steig. Learn new techniques, build on your drawing skills to tell a story, and combine your creations into a handmade book. more
Free - Advanced Registration Required Ages 10 to 13
Characters and Cartoons
Second Sundays offer performances, workshops, family gallery tours, and more.
Free with Museum admission Age 5 to 12, with an adult
|12:00 pm - 4:00 pm||
William Steig Storybook Family Day
Join us for a fun-filled afternoon in celebration of From The New Yorker to Shrek: The Art of William Steig. Design a colorful storybook, create a giant mural with a professional illustrator, dance to the award-winning kids’ band Princess Katie and Racer Steve, and meet DreamWorks’ Shrek.
Free with Museum Admission
The Gertrude and David Fogelson Program|
The Many Worlds of William Steig: Artist, Author, Philosopher
In celebration of the 100th anniversary of William Steig’s birth, this panel will examine his multifaceted career, including his cartoons and covers for The New Yorker and his popular and award-winning books for children.
$15 general public; $12 students / over 65; $10 members
|4:00 - 7:00 pm||
William Steig: Cartoonist and Children’s Book Author|
Educators will tour the special exhibition, From The New Yorker to Shrek: The Art of William Steig, and participate in a discussion about how Steig’s art can connect to school curricula. more
This workshop is free and includes dinner. Advance registration required.
|4:00 - 6:00 pm||
Access Educator Workshop|
From The New Yorker to Shrek: The Art of William Steig
Designed for teachers working with students with special needs, this workshop includes a gallery tour and a discussion of interactive activities and accommodations for students. more
This workshop is free and includes a light snack. Advance registration required.
|11:30 am - 4:00 pm||
Join us as we turn the Museum over to families for this New York holiday tradition with an appealing variety of activities offered on this popular family day.
Free with Museum admission.
Sign Language Tea Time Tour|
From New Yorker to Shrek: The Art of William Steig
A museum docent will give a sign language interpreted tour of this special exhibition, followed by tea reception.
Free with museum admission Advance registration required
Shrek: From Book to Film to Broadway
Explore how Shrek's unique appeal with both adults and children inspires the creative process.
General $15; Students/Over 65 $12; JM Members $10