high line family programs

Make It Slow!

Date & Time

Last event was Saturday, June 25, 2016


14th Street Passage, on the High Line at West 14th Street

Enjoy a whole day of family fun on the High Line! Get your hands dirty in our mobile garden, create a large-scale art installation with an artist, hear stories from everyone's favorite librarian, design custom-made structures with the Children's Workyard Kit, and watch an outrageous variety show with the performers of Whoop Dee Doo! Each month features a different theme for the Make It! series.

In June, our program will take inspiration from High Line Art's group exhibition Wanderlust, families will think about how to do things very slowwwwly.

Schedule of events:
10:00 – 11:00 AM: Storytime with Librarian Amalia Butler especially for ages 0-5 years old
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM: Ongoing activities: mobile garden, art project, and building activity
12:00 – 12:30 PM: Variety Show by Whoop Dee Doo
1:00 – 1:30 PM: Variety Show by Whoop Dee Doo (repeat)

A family guide of the park will be available throughout the day.

All children must be attended by a caregiver at all times.

This month's Whoop Dee Doo performers include:
The Academy of Hellenic Paideia
The NYCHA Youth Chorus
The Brandon Project

Major Support for High Line Families comes from Deutsche Bank. This program is supported, in part, with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the New York City Council.

MetLife Foundation is a Supporting Sponsor of High Line Families.

Additional support is provided by Westbeth Artists Housing