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Saturday, Jan. 21 (See map view)

The city’s finest fried dough purveyors present their best crullers, fritters, bear claws, and other creations for your consideration. Taste them all and then vote for your favorite. 8 am, 10 am, noon.

In this workshop, participants will gain an understanding of anti-bias education through an examination of real-world K-5 curriculum, and then apply that understanding to their own lesson plans. 10 am–1 pm.

5th Annual Holiday Train Show is an iconic holiday image of a model train, whirring by as it circles the base of a brightly-lit tree, evoking feelings of warmth and wonder in children and adults alike. To the delight of all, Lionel trains will journey along a 34’ long, two-level, “O”gauge model train layout, departing from a miniature replica of Grand Central Terminal on their way to the North Pole. This year’s exhibit showcases Lionel’s Grand Central Express, Metro-North, Pennsylvania Flyer, Polar Express, and vintage subway train sets against a backdrop designed for the Museum’s 40th anniversary. 10 am to 6 pm.

US civics for immigrants planning to apply for US citizenship. Students develop their English speaking skills as well as their knowledge of US history and government. 10:30 am–1:30 pm and 1:30–4:30 pm.

This exhibit tells the story of survival in one of the most unforgiving environments on earth. Through compelling stories told by scientists and Inuit leaders, viewers will discover the impact of ice on the Arctic’s inhabitants, both animals and humans. 10:30 am.

Set in the frozen wilderness at the top of the world, Wonders of the Arctic tells the story of survival in one of the most unforgiving environments on earth dominated by a single element: ice. Far away in this glittering world of ice and snow, polar bears tussle, huskies howl, and narwhals dive within the turquoise waters. Through compelling stories told by scientists and Inuit leaders, viewers will discover the impact of ice on the Arctic’s inhabitants, both animals and humans. For thousands of years, the Inuit and their predecessors have adapted and thrived in this beautiful yet harsh environment. Today, their survival has inspired scientists to conduct intense research and answer troubling questions about life in this fragile and largely uninhabited landscape. 10:30 am.

Lace up those skates and get sliding across the ice. 11am to 9pm.

History comes alive as you explore a new theme in the garden or historic farmhouse each month. Educators assist you and your family to explore what life was like in rural Brooklyn and investigate clues to the past. Touch old artifacts, examine the historic architecture, and get to know one of Brooklyn’s first families, the Wyckoffs. Come back each month to try out new hands-on or seasonal activities such as seed planting, candle making, or butter churning. 11 am – 3 pm.

Artist Jeremy Deller used the traditional life-model drawing class to stage a performative event with musician and personality Iggy Pop as model and subject. Come see the results! 11 am–6 pm.

The iconic feminist artist’s first retrospective, highlighting her technical virtuosity and examination of some of our deepest cultural impulses, compulsions, and fantasies. 11 am–6 pm.

Kids work with sewing machines, glue guns, circuitry and other tools at this creative workshop. 11 am.

Join our expert Museum Educators on a dramatic journey through the building of New York’s subway system, the evolution of the City’s surface transportation, and our priceless collection of vintage subway and elevated cars dating back to 1904. Noon to 1 pm.

Children 2 to 5 years old enjoy reading of some our favorite transportation tales! am to noon.

An exhibition of new work by painter and monoprinter Jennifer Baker and metal sculptor Fara’h Salehi. 1–6 pm.

Kid-friendly tours, hands-on activities, scavenger hunts, and more on select Saturdays. If the weather’s nice, bring a picnic and enjoy our grounds before or after your visit to the house. 1 –4 pm.

Each participant will leave this workshop with two bottles of their own bespoke perfume. Bring a notebook. 1 pm.

The third and final installment of a series all-female Shakespeare productions set inside a women’s prison. In “The Tempest,” captivating actress Harriet Walter will take on the role of Prospero, a wizard exiled to a magical island. 2 pm and 7:30 pm.

A blistering black comedy about a bickering mother and daughter in a tiny Irish town. Starring Marie Mullen as the mother, who won a Tony for originating the role of daughter Maureen 20 years ago, now taking on the role of mother. 2 pm and 7:30 pm.

Drop by our Computer Lab to take control of a NYC Subway car and operate it over virtual miles of track, using some incredibly realistic software! Space is limited, recommended for children 10 years and older. 3:30 pm o 4:30 pm.

Meet and touch real, live sea creatures like starfish and sea urchins. 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm.

Learn about and touch live animals, including snakes, turtles, lizards and other reptiles from the Museum’s living collection. 4 pm to 5 pm.

A festival debuting short plays by five talented writers. Featuring Nic Adams’ "Icarus in the L.E.S.," Anna Peretz Rogovoy’s “How difficult is it for one body,” Artem Yatsunov’s “Please Google Ukraine,” Angela Abreu’s “Have No Room for the Broken, and Olander “Big O” Wilson’s “What the F*** Was I Thinking?” 6:30–11:55 pm.

Writer/Performer Jordan Carlos ("Broad City," “The Nightly Show”) asks comedians to get out of their comfort zones and open their acts with their can’t-miss closing bit. With that reliable piece of material out of the way, who knows where sets will go? 8 pm.

The world premiere of Kate Benson’s play about a neighborhood bar in a gentrifying outpost of a major American City. 8 pm.

The podcast about indie video games discusses cosplay and gaming, along with live music from Shadow Monster, Dez, and Strangebird. Wear your best cosplay outfit to win a prizeand win some prizes! 8 pm.

A puppet show musical about a girl who travels to Nervosa, a special place for special people who hate their bodies! 8 pm.

The tri-monthly comedy show invites Brooklyn comedians to perform in front of a camera. The first anniverary features Myles Hewette, Sam Zee, Pat Reilly, and more. All proceeds will be go to support Planned Parenthood. 9 pm.

An awesome night of classic, current, and future hip hop and R&B with plenty of favorites with some new stuff too. With resident DJs Stefonix + Brendan + Bianca. 10 pm.

Sunday, Jan. 22 (See map view)

5th Annual Holiday Train Show is an iconic holiday image of a model train, whirring by as it circles the base of a brightly-lit tree, evoking feelings of warmth and wonder in children and adults alike. To the delight of all, Lionel trains will journey along a 34’ long, two-level, “O”gauge model train layout, departing from a miniature replica of Grand Central Terminal on their way to the North Pole. This year’s exhibit showcases Lionel’s Grand Central Express, Metro-North, Pennsylvania Flyer, Polar Express, and vintage subway train sets against a backdrop designed for the Museum’s 40th anniversary. 10 am to 6 pm.

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