Mad. Sq. Kids

Mad. Sq. Kids is the Conservancy’s free series of programs for children. For information about Mad. Sq. Kids, please contact us at (212) 786-5733. Mad. Sq. Kids programming includes:

The Art Yard is a new workshop series that brings in some of the best independent visual and performance artists to teach your little one a new artistic skill.

Mad. Sq. Kids Concerts are free interactive concerts held on the Farragut Lawn performed by an eclectic mix of today’s top children’s performing artists.

Playground Activities are free activities held in the Police Officer Moira Ann Smith Playground including Reading Rangers, as well as Art in the Park and EXPLORE! led  by the dedicated Mad. Sq. Park Teaching Artist.

M.U.C.K. (Madison Urban Club for Kids), led by Gardener Steph, presents lessons on horticulture and our environment.

Kids Fest is a children’s festival featuring arts and crafts, live music, theater, storytelling, face painting, and more. More details on Kids Fest 2015 to come.

Check out our Mad. Sq. Flickr and YouTube to relive our past events!



Thanks to Mad. Sq. Kids Sponsors: New York Life, Lego, GoGo squeeZ, The Montessori Schools Flatiron and SoHo, Apple Seeds, Chelsea Pediatric Dentistry, New York Family Magazine, Ace Hotel New York, and New York City Department of Parks and Recreation.

Upcoming Events

May 28 – 10:00am - 12:00pm

Mad. Sq. Kids Summer Kick-Off

May 28 – 10:30am - 11:30am

Kids Concerts: Brady Rymer and the Little Band That Could

Jun 1 - Jun 5

Playground Activities

Jun 4 – 10:30am - 11:30am

Kids Concerts: Suz Slezak

Jun 8 - Jun 12

Playground Activities

Jun 11 – 10:30am - 11:30am

Kids Concerts: Audra Rox

Jun 15 - Jun 19

Playground Activities

Jun 18 – 10:30am - 11:30am

Kids Concerts: Alastair Moock and Friends

Jun 20 – 9:00am - 12:00pm

The Art Yard: Fata Morgana Family Art Workshop

Jun 22 - Jun 26

Playground Activities

Jun 25 – 10:30am - 11:30am

Kids Concerts: Recess Monkey

Jun 27 – 9:00am - 12:00pm

The Art Yard: Weaving Workshop with Jessi Highet

Jun 29 - Jul 3

Playground Activities

Jul 2 – 10:30am - 11:30am

Kids Concerts: Jazz at Lincoln Center Presents: WeBop Family Jazz Party

Jul 4 – 9:00am - 12:00pm

The Art Yard: Textile Workshop with Caroline Kaufman