Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Gardens, a proud Smithsonian affiliate, offers visitors of all ages the opportunity to experience the performing arts, visual arts, history, and more. If you’re looking to have family friendly and noteworthy experiences this August, Snug Harbor has the ideal family friendly events for you. Some new and exciting events to keep track of include the Staten Island Children’s Museum, Horticulture Walks, and more!
Art of the 5: Revisiting Staten Island
Art of the 5: Revisiting Staten Island presents over 50 works of art by eleven artists who represent a mix of nationalities, genders, and varying degrees of fame and recognition. The participating artists are Alfredo Arcia, Irma Bohorquez-Geisler, Robert Bunkin, Susan Grabel, Lorenzo Hail, Helen Levin, David Jacobsen Loncle, Craig Manister, Bill Murphy, and Stephanie Pierce. Organized by guest curator Debra Vanderburg Spencer, this exhibition encompasses each artist’s unique individual practice. Available all month long!
STATEN ISLAND CHILDREN’S MUSEUM: CON EDISON SECOND SATURDAY SCIENCE: ASTRONOMY FOR BEGINNERS
Create your own constellation viewers using everyday materials to gaze at the night sky. Limited to 25 attendees per session. First session is August 11th!
SPOTLIGHT CHILDREN’S THEATRE PRESENTS: MARY POPPINS, JR.
Your favorite “practically perfect” nanny takes center stage in this “supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” Broadway adventure based on the classic Disney film! Mary Poppins, JR is an enchanting mixture of irresistible story, unforgettable songs & exciting dance numbers! A “spoonful of sugar” awaits the entire family with SPOTLIGHT CHILDREN’S THEATRE’s latest production! Two showings on August 11th of 3PM & 7PM!
Horticulture Tour: Tropical Borders Tour
Rediscover Snug Harbor on one of our summer tours! On four different Horticulture Tours from June – September, you’ll see how Snug Harbor’s stunning and unique gardens lend beauty to every season. Learn more than you ever thought possible with these deep dives into our most fascinating flora and foliage.
JOAN CADDELL AND THE MIDNIGHT CHOIR: SNUG HARBOR 2018 SUMMER CONCERT SERIES PRESENTED BY RCSF
Kick back with a blanket or a beach chair for our FREE summer concerts! With the generous support of the Richmond County Savings Foundation, you’ll get to groove to tunes from your favorite local bands with your friends and family—plus play games, eat delicious food, enjoy a beer and wine tasting from Flagship Brewery and Honor Wines, and more.
The events you can attend are endless. Visit http://snug-harbor.org/ to see all of the other events that are constantly going on at Snug Harbor. No matter which event you choose to attend, your experience is sure to be nothing short of memorable.