Thank you for being part of the Big Umbrella Festival!

Revisit the experience through photos from the festival.


Join the LC Kids mailing list to learn about upcoming relaxed performances and family programming.


Past Events

Big Umbrella Festival Kickoff Event

Saturday, April 14, 2018

David Rubenstein Atrium

Start the festival with two fun-filled sensory-friendly performances. Learn More 

Silent Clowns Film Screening

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Bruno Walter Auditorium

Silent movie classics presented with live musical accompaniment.  Learn More 

Light Show

April 14–22, 2018

Samuels Teaching Studio

Sold out? Join the wait list. I A multisensory journey of textures, smells, and tactile experiences. Learn More 

Up and Away

April 14–May 6, 2018

Clark Studio Theater

Sold out? Join the wait list. An original theater piece featuring live music, puppetry, and... Learn More 

Very Young People's Concert: "Make Believe"

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse

The NY Philharmonic invites you on a playdate where musical instruments are toys and songs become games. Learn More 

Film Society Kids Screening & Discussion (Relaxed Performance)

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center

A selection of short films made by students in Film Society Kids, a program that supports literacy learning through visual storytelling. Learn More 

ARTS & AUTISM SYMPOSIUM

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse

How can the power of the arts be harnessed to impact young people on the autism spectrum? Learn More 

LC Kids Storytime at the Atrium: Hello, Lighthouse! by Sophie Blackall

Saturday, April 21, 2018

David Rubenstein Atrium

The life of one lighthouse through shifting seasons and the tenure of its final keeper. Learn More 

Oddysea

April 28–May 6, 2018

Samuels Teaching Studio

Sold out? Join the wait list. I An immersive oceanic adventure comes alive through live music and... Learn More 

Big Umbrella Festival WeBop Classes

Saturday, May 5, 2018

Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall

Stomp, strut, and swing to the joyous rhythms of jazz through movement, songs, storytelling, and play. Learn More 

Big Umbrella Festival / NYCB Access Workshop

Sunday, May 6, 2018

Samuel B. and David Rose Building

Explore the music, movement, and themes from New York City Ballet’s treasured repertory. Learn More 

Presented in association with:

Lincoln Center Kids