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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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Explore The Cloisters museum and gardens, the Museum's northern-Manhattan branch dedicated to medieval art and architecture, on a guided or self-guided visit with your group.
In Season features all the latest news about The Cloisters museum and gardens, the branch of the Museum in northern Manhattan devoted to the art and architecture of medieval Europe.
Main Building 1000 Fifth Avenue (at 82nd Street), New York, NY 10028 | 212-535-7710 (TTY: 212-650-2921)
The Cloisters 99 Margaret Corbin Drive, Fort Tryon Park, New York, NY 10040 | 212-923-3700 (TTY: 212-570-3828)