Families bend, twist, light, sculpt and animate a new version of the holiday season with workshops, demos, artist installations and more.
ReMake the Holidays is a response to increased consumption and waste during the holiday season and an attempt to give people inspiration and options to do things differently, while having fun.
All activities are free with museum admission. Some workshops have limited capacity and require registration on the day of the event.
Dec 27 only activities
Dec 28 only activities
Dec 29 only activities
Dec 30 only activities
Puppet Phactory Workshops and Installation Noon – 4 pm
The puppet theater company, Puppet Phactory, will conduct a daily workshop that focuses on how to turn junk into puppets, masks and sculptures. An immersive installation helps to spark creativity among museum visitors.
Ice Sculpting by Bill Bywater Noon – 4 pm
Ice sculptor Bill Bywater sculpts endangered animals including Amur leopard, black rhino, Bornean Orangutan and hawksbill turtle.
ACCESS: Artist and Scientist Collaborations 9:30 am – 5 pm
Visitors are invited to explore climate change and sustainability through art created by artist-and-researcher teams.
Skraptacular Workshops Noon – 4 pm
See below for specific workshop themes.
Queens World Film Festival Noon – 4 pm
Visitors can watch short-format videos themed around ecology and sustainability.