Culminating family art-making & storytelling workshop in partnership with the Queens Museum
Join us for a multi-cultural, musical program by Bilingual Birdies Trio, three Latin musicians who are pioneers in the family music scene.
Sugar Hill Mornings celebrates the longstanding history of musical genius inherent to Sugar Hill. Today Sugar Hill Mornings features Ray Mantilla. A percussionist for over 60 years Mantilla has toured the world and played with jazz greats like Dizzy Gillespie, Max Roach, Eartha Kitt and Tito Puente among many others.
Sugar Hill Mornings celebrates the longstanding history of musical genius inherent to Sugar Hill. Today’s Sugar Hill Morning features neighborhood legend and a longtime collaborator with both the Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art and Storytelling and the Jazz Foundation of America, Marjorie Eliot.
Award winning storyteller Robin Bady, instrument builder Skip LaPlante and violinist Concetta Abbate will bring to life fantastical creatures, talking animals, kings and queens!
In a FREE drop-in workshop at Sugar Hill Museum and culminating workshop and tour at the Queens Museum, children and their families will respond to a series of writing and drawing prompts inspired by the work in the Queens Museum exhibition, Mundos Alternos: Art and Science Fiction in the Americas and create their own science fiction story of time travel inspired by their family, neighborhood and culture
featuring Pinocchio and The Three Coins by Repertorio Español! Eduardo Navas and his Scaramouches Puppet Theatre will tell Pinocchio’s original adventure plus the Museum is also celebrating El Dia del Niño, a “Day of the Child” featuring engaging activities relating to traditional Mexican toys and games.