Daily Archives: August 8, 2013

  • PopGun presents Youth Lagoon with Pure X

    Trevor Powers, whose stage name is Youth Lagoon, began writing his debut album “The Year of Hibernation” in 2010. Based around the idea of psychological dysphoria, Powers tried to document the trails of his mind through songs of minimalism and hypnotic ambience. Powers later described his writing process as “my mind communicating with me, not […]

  • Meet the Author and Illustrator: Melanie Hope Greenberg

    Author and illustrator Melanie Hope Greenberg’s books, Down in the Subway and Mermaids on Parade feature vibrant images of people, places and travels in New York City. After a story reading, Melanie will share her artistic process and help you create your own colorful book.

  • Inside Outside

    After reading The Inside-Outside Book of New York City, we’ll create colorful “inside-outside” picture books to express our visions of subway travel.

  • Jenny Scheinman’s Mischief and Mayhem

    Jenny Scheinman’s Mischief & Mayhem w/ Nels Cline, Jim Black, and Todd Sickafoose Jenny Scheinman is a singer, violin player, composer and arranger. She grew up on a homestead in Northern California in a family of folk musicians, studied at Oberlin Conservatory, graduated with a degree in English literature from UC Berklee, and has been […]

  • Junior Engineer: How Things Go

    Visit our Education Center’s “testing laboratory” to experiment with fanciful balloon- powered cars and much more!

  • Oratorio Society of Queens

    The Oratorio Society of Queens (OSQ), under the artistic direction of Maestro David Close, is coming together to prepare for their Annual Holiday Concert scheduled for Sunday, December 22. If you sing and would like to join them onstage, and look out at a packed house and exuberant audience, make plans now to register for an audition! Auditions are at 7:00 pm on Mondays, September 9 and September 16. Reservations are required. If you pass the audition, you go directly into rehearsals that night!

  • Create a Grand Central City

    One hundred years ago, Grand Central Terminal was born. Today’s Terminal is a world unto itself: trains below, buildings above, set amidst the maze of midtown Manhattan! We’ll fashion a Terminal City of our own—trains, tunnels, skyscrapers, roadways and more! For all ages

  • Special Weekday Programs

    When school is out come to the Transit Museum! During Rosh Hashanah, Sukkot and Election Day, we’re offering two programs: 11am The Great Subway Search A platform-level scavenger hunt. For all ages 2:30pm Map NYC:ABC 123 Create your own variation on the New York City subway map! For all ages

  • Danse Macabre

    A contemporary tribute to Grand Guginol, a horror-theater that used to operate in Paris, “Danse Macabre” follows the traditional program of horror plays paired with humorous skits and musical vaudevilles. In essence, it provides a modern fusion of theater and dance while acting as an homage to Victoriana.