Spring Family Day: Afrofuturism

Sun Apr 10, 2022
12:00pm to 4:00pm ET
5-10
FREE

Carnegie Hall celebrates families with FREE, interactive, and fun musical activities at its Spring Family Day, with a focus this year on Afrofuturism. Families can build their own instruments, enjoy live performances, sing and dance with professional musicians, and more.

This Family Day celebrates the centenary of beloved violinist Isaac Stern’s birth.

Admission is granted on a first-come, first-served basis, and families are welcome to drop by for a visit or stay throughout the day for a musical experience of their choice. Registration is available beginning on Monday, March 28.

COVID vaccinations are required.

Highlights of Spring Family Day:

Performances
Live performances with Shine and the Moonbeams invite families to sing and dance along to soulful funk tunes that inspire joy, hope, and resilience.

MyHeroComics
Design your own comic book hero and superpowered instruments for harmony and justice in a comic book adventure led by Zawadi Noel of MyHeroComics.

Instrument Building
Build your own instruments from recycled materials with educational music ensemble Bash the Trash. Then, join in on a live performance and play along on your new creations!

Afrofuturism Dance Party
Critically acclaimed author, filmmaker, and dancer Ytasha L. Womack leads a dance party championing Afrofuturism and the power of imagination.

Songwriting Imagination Station
Imagine what the future will look and sound like in an interactive group songwriting experience, led by artists Jeanette Berry, Jean Rohe, and James Shipp.

 

** Activity dates/times are subject to change. Please click through to the activity website to verify.
** Please keep your family and others safe by wearing masks and social distancing. If an activity appears too crowded, try using the "nearby" search feature on our activity calendar to find something else to do.
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