INTREPID Sea, Air & Space Museum - Kids Week 2020 - Interpreted Events

02/21/2020 12:00 pm



This winter recess, join us at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum for live animal demonstrations, maker spaces, live performances and more during Kids Week 2020! Children of all ages and interests will learn more about STEAM through activities and demonstrations designed to educate and inspire

Families and individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing are invited to attend for free on Tuesday, February 18, and Friday, February 21, for American Sign Language-interpreted presentations, performances and demonstrations. Advance registration is required.

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 starting at 11:00am

11:00am – Wildlife Theater Group Performance: SuperShark’s Ocean Adventure

Join Wildlife Theater as we dive into the ocean right and explore the incredible diversity of life in our own backyard! From sharks to jellyfish to sea turtles, our superhero SuperShark will meet and protect them all. Learn how easy it is to become an Ocean Protector!

11:30am – Wild Encounters with Zoologist Jarod Miller

Learn all about unique animal adaptations from zoologist Jarod Miller in a live animal demonstration featuring a kangaroo, a golden eagle, an African crested porcupine and an alligator! 

1:00pm – Intrepid Education Demonstration: Water Works!

Dive deeper into the Intrepid Museum’s artifacts and exhibits during our educational demonstrations.

2:00pm – Two by Two Zoo Animal Demonstration: Wild World of Animals

Meet a kangaroo, a North American Alligator, a hedgehog, a chinchilla, a snake, and different types of small tortoises.

To register for free admission tickets for Tuesday, February 18, please visit


Friday, February 21, 2020 starting at Noon

Noon – Presentation by NYU Instructor Doug Vitarelli: The Evolution of Animation 

More information coming soon!

1:00pm – Intrepid Education Demonstration: Intrepid Space Academy

Dive deeper into the Intrepid Museum’s artifacts and exhibits during our educational demonstrations.

2:00pm – Presentation by NASA Astronaut Ricky Arnold 

Learn about life in space from NASA Astronaut Ricky Arnold.

3:00pm – Presentation by NASA Flight Director Allison Bolinger 

From Swimming Pools to Vacuum Chambers: How We Teach Astronauts to Spacewalk
Learn how Allison prepares astronauts on Earth to perform spacewalks aboard the International Space Station, including demonstrations of spacesuit components, tools, and details on the many facilities used for training.

To register for free admission tickets for Friday, February 21, please visit

We have a limited number of free tickets available, so register soon. ASL students are welcome to attend the ASL-interpreted events, but are not eligible for free admission.

You can view the full schedule of Kids Week events and presentations here: Please email to request ASL interpretation for additional events.