09/22/12 | Free with admission.

Museum of the Moving Image

36-01 35th Ave. Map


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For parents and children ages five and up. From finding new local classes and schools to learning about the best innovative products and retail stores, parents will receive an exclusive look at all of the newest resources available to them! The Museum is pleased to team up with the Queens Mamas for the Fall Mamas Expo, focused on the elementary set and above. In addition to gaining insider access to more than 40 vendors in the Museum's Education Center, attendees will be able to hear experts speak, experience special screenings of family-friendly films in the Museum's stunning theater, and explore its exhibitions. Til 4pm.

Families can expect: • Special preview screening, to be announced • Screenings of Charlie Chaplin's The Kid • Tours of Behind the Screen, the Museum's interactive core exhibition about how movies and television shows are created • Hands-on creative fun in the drop-in Moving Image Studio • Continuous screenings of Muppet Show episodes

Venue Description: Museum of the Moving Image advances the understanding, enjoyment, and appreciation of the art, history, technique, and technology of film, television, and digital media. In its expanded and renovated facilities - acclaimed for both its accessibility and bold design - the Museum presents exhibitions; screenings of significant works; discussion programs featuring actors, directors, craftspeople, and business leaders; and education programs which serve more than 50,000 students each year. The Museum also houses a significant collection of moving-image artifacts.

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