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Museum of the Moving Image

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Cultural center

Astoria

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  • Photograph: Stefan Hagen / Museum of the Moving Image

    "Behind the Screen" at the Museum of the Moving Image

  • Photograph: Stefan Hagen / Museum of the Moving Image

    "Behind the Screen" at the Museum of the Moving Image

  • Photograph: Peter Aaron/Esto. Courtesy of Museum of the Moving Image

    "Behind the Screen" at the Museum of the Moving Image

  • Photograph: Peter Aaron/Esto. Courtesy of Museum of the Moving Image

    "Behind the Screen" at the Museum of the Moving Image

  • Photograph: Peter Aaron/Esto. Courtesy of Museum of the Moving Image

    "Behind the Screen" at the Museum of the Moving Image

  • Photograph: Brian Palmer / Museum of the Moving Image

    "Behind the Screen" at the Museum of the Moving Image

  • Photograph: Brian Palmer / Museum of the Moving Image

    "Behind the Screen" at the Museum of the Moving Image

  • Photograph: Brian Palmer / Museum of the Moving Image

    "Behind the Screen" at the Museum of the Moving Image

  • Photograph: Brian Palmer / Museum of the Moving Image

    "Behind the Screen" at the Museum of the Moving Image

  • Photograph: Wendy Moger-Bross / Courtesy of Museum of the Moving Image

    "Behind the Screen" at the Museum of the Moving Image

  • Photograph: Patrick Alvarado / Museum of the Moving Image

    "Behind the Screen" at the Museum of the Moving Image

Photograph: Stefan Hagen / Museum of the Moving Image

"Behind the Screen" at the Museum of the Moving Image

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  • Address:

    Museum of the Moving Image 36-01 35th Ave
    Astoria
    Queens
    11106

  • Cross Street:

    at 37th St

  • Venue phone:

    718-777-6888

  • Venue website:

    movingimage.us

  • Opening hours:

    Wed, Thu 10:30am–5pm; Fri 10:30am–8pm; Sat, Sun 11:30am–7pm

  • Transport:

    Subway: M, R to Steinway St; N, Q to 36th Ave

  • Price:

    $12, seniors and students $9, children 3–12 $6, members and children under 3 free. Fri 4–8pm free

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    1. Museum of the Moving Image
      • 36-01 35th Ave
        Astoria
        Queens
        11106
      • 718-777-6888
      • movingimage.us
      • 40.756345,-73.923950

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"Behind the Screen"

Film & Television, Digital & interactive, Film & video, Mixed media

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At the museum’s core exhibit (which was completely updated during renovations), you can put sound effects into film scenes, insert your voice into a part of The Wizard of Oz, or even make a short animated film and e-mail it to yourself. Learn about live...

"Behind the Screen"
  1. Sun Dec 21
    – Wed Dec 31
  2. Museum of the Moving Image 36-01 35th Ave, (at 37th St), Queens, 11106
  3. $12, seniors and students $9, children 3...
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Chuck Jones Matinees

In honor of their new exhibition "What’s Up Doc? The Animation Art of Chuck Jones," the Museum of the Moving Image will present matinee screenings of cartoons directed by the talented artist each weekend in the Sumner M. Redstone Theater. A select number...

Chuck Jones Matinees
  1. Sun Dec 21
    – Sun Jan 18 2015
  2. Museum of the Moving Image 36-01 35th Ave, (at 37th St), Queens, 11106
  3. Free with museum admission
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Jim Henson Favorites at the Museum of the Moving Image

Categories, Film & Television

The Museum of the Moving Image has decided to count down to the 2015 opening of its permanent Jim Henson exhibition by offering a Henson screening once a month until opening day. The November program, Sesame Street: The Parodies (Nov 28 and 30), marks...

Jim Henson Favorites at the Museum of the Moving Image
  1. Sat Dec 27
    – Sun Dec 28
  2. Museum of the Moving Image 36-01 35th Ave, (at 37th St), Queens, 11106
  3. Free with museum admission
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See It Big! Animation series

Museums & Attractions, Kids activities & themes

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Give your Frozen DVD a break and introduce the kids to some unique family-friendly films at the See It Big! Animation series screening at the Museum of the Moving Image. On weekends, little ones can take in movies displaying different animation styles,...

  1. Sun Dec 21
    – Sun Dec 28
  2. Museum of the Moving Image 36-01 35th Ave, (at 37th St), Queens, 11106
  3. most screenings free with museum admissi...
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Stop-Motion Shapes Workshops

Kids, Film & Television, Things to Do, Arts & crafts

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Over the winter holidays, little ones can watch as simple shapes come to life in Chuck Jones' animated short The Dot and the Line, then make their own videos using cutouts, strings and blocks. Drawing inspiration from the famed animator's style, families...

  1. Fri Dec 26
    – Sun Jan 4 2015
  2. Museum of the Moving Image 36-01 35th Ave, (at 37th St), Queens, 11106
  3. $5 materials fee
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"What's Up, Doc? The Animation Art of Chuck Jones"

Art & design, Kids, Photography, Things to Do, Drawing, Kids activities & themes

  • $

Chances are, the iconic cartoon characters of your childhood were brought to life by animation director and artist, Charles Martin "Chuck" Jones. Discover the origins of Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Wile E. Coyote, Road Runner and more—all brought to life...

"What's Up, Doc? The Animation Art of Chuck Jones"
  1. Sun Dec 21
    – Sun Jan 18 2015
  2. Museum of the Moving Image 36-01 35th Ave, (at 37th St), Queens, 11106
  3. Free with museum admission
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  • I took two of my grandson to this museum after I purchased a half price deal on membership. It was worth it's weight in gold. The kids loved it. One is 9 years and the other is 11 years old. We have been there several times. Love it, love it, love it.

    Helene Tue Dec 24 2013
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