Celebrating Independence Day and Madeline at the New-York Historical Society

Earlier this month, on the 4th of July, the New-York Historical Society threw a supersized family day to celebrate both Independence Day and the opening of our special exhibition Madeline in New York: The Art of Ludwig Bemelmans.  And, the photos are finally in – check them out below!

That day, we made tricorner hats…

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performed with the Hudson River Ramblers…

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created our own silly Madeline stories…

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got Madeline tattoos…

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made Madeline, Pepito, and Genevieve finger puppets…

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built the Eiffel Tower…

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and even met Madeline!

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If you missed all the excitement on the 4th of July and love Madeline, no need to worry. Join us on Sundays at 11:30 a.m. for Story Time – we’ll be reading Madeline books all summer long!

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