Kick off our Summer of Magic with a special weekend exploring the life and work of the legendary Harry Houdini! Join us for films, programs, workshops, and activities for the whole family to learn about the master escape artist—and maybe even try some tricks yourself!
Meet an Escape Artist!
Sunday, July 15 | 1–4 pm
Be amazed by sideshow and variety performer Adam RealMan and his special tribute to Houdini’s escape acts. Get behind-the-curtain tips on how to magicians free themselves from restraints, and marvel as Adam escapes a straitjacket, rope, and handcuffs!
History Detective Briefcase: Summer of Magic Edition
Saturdays and Sundays, 1–4 pm
Young magicians can check out a special Summer of Magic-themed History Detective briefcase in our DiMenna Children’s History Museum and use it to explore the exhibition.