Cathedral of St. John the Divine, 111th street & Amsterdam Ave.
, New York
Families meet in the Cathedral for a brief walk around the church, to see tapestries, stained glass and of course stonework. Then it is off to the Medieval Arts Workshop, a creative studio space where children and their adults companions try their hands at a number of activities: brass rubbing, clay gargoyle sculpting, stained glass collage, weaving, medieval lettering and, carving at a block of Limestone. Can sign up or one or many. Space limited. Recommended pre-registration. $5 children, accompanying adults free.
ART & CRAFTS PARTIES AT THE CATHEDRAL OF ST. JOHN THE DIVINE, 1047
Amsterdam Avenue at 111th St., New York, NY, (212-932-7347). Two hour
party with a brief Cathedral tour which includes tapestries, stained
glass and of course stonework. Then it is off to The Medieval Arts
Workshop, a creative studio space where children try their hands at a
number of activities & make their own party favors like brass rubbing,
clay gargoyle building, stained glass collage, weaving and, after
putting on the required goggles, gloves and apron, children can carve at
a block of limestone. Saturdays and Sundays from 1-3PM. Number of children up to 20 children, 5 adults. You can bring refreshments and paper goods. Price: $400.