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Family Day: Direct A Movie, 1860's Style!

Create your very own movie as if you were a director from the 1860’s. People did not have movies like we do today, but they did have zoetropes! Zoetropes are an optical illusion that creates a moving image. Come make your own zoetrope at the Mansion!

This event is FREE with museum admission. Recommended ages 8-14. Advanced registration is encouraged. 

Call 212-923-8008 or email to RSVP.

Earlier Event: November 5
Fancy Me Mad - Theatrical Performance
Later Event: November 19
Family Day: Make Homemade Butter!
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Morris-Jumel Mansion is a proud member of the Historic House Trust of New York City and partner of the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation.

Events are supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with City Council and Borough President, Gale Brewer and Councilman, Ydanis Rodriguez. 

65 Jumel Terrace, New York, New York, 10032

(212) 923-8008