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Family Program at The Cloisters

Talons! A Bird of Prey Experience

How high can an eagle fly? How does an owl know where to go to find its dinner? How do you train a hawk to come back to you? Join Master Falconer Lorrie Schumacher as she discusses these questions as well as the ancient sport of falconry. She will present a demonstration of live trained hunting birds, including owls, a raven, and a Harris Hawk. If conditions are right, visitors will be able to see these magnificent birds fly in the skies above The Cloisters.

Part of Family Festival at The Cloisters: Falcons and Friends.

Free with Museum admission

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The Cloisters celebrates 75 years

Since its opening in 1938, The Cloisters has become a treasured landmark, celebrated for both its extraordinary setting and its world-class collection of medieval art and architecture.

The Cloisters is located in Fort Tryon Park in northern Manhattan.

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The Cloisters museum and gardens

See The Medieval Garden Enclosed, a blog dedicated to the gardens at The Cloisters, for all the latest news about garden events, programs, what's in bloom, and other special topics.