Making The Queer Scene At The Museum Of The City Of New York In Harlem

making-it-queer-in-harlmBars and clubs have long been places where LGBTQ people have come together to socialize, celebrate community, and push back against social prejudice from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

New York At Its Core From Bed-Stuy To Harlem: The City Confronts Civil Rights

9d7883f6cdf03b6a2b88cefd5a2d71f0In our latest video preview of New York at Its Core, peer into the tumultuous, transformative era of 1960s New York and discover some of the forces that shaped the city’s legacy of civil rights activism. Continue Reading →

“#GayGotham : Art and Underground Culture in New York” In Harlem

lgbt-harlemOur upcoming exhibition Gay Gotham: Art and Underground Culture in New York brings to life the LGBT artistic communities that sprang up over the last hundred years, a creative class whose radical ideas would greatly influence the definition and evolution of “modern” culture in New York City.  #GayGotham Continue Reading →

Uptown Bounce At The Museum Of The City Of New York

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Join the Harlem partnership of the Museum of the City of New York and El Museo del Barrio for their third annual Uptown Bounce series of summer block parties! Continue Reading →

More Ounce To The #UptownBounce In Harlem

uptown bounce1UptownBounce is back! Join the Museum of the City of New York and El Museo del Barrio for their third annual series of summer block parties. Continue Reading →

Cinco de Mayo Celebration In East Harlem

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Join us for hands-on activities in honor of Mexican heritage as we commemorate the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. Continue Reading →

Street Art Stories At The Museum of the City of NY In Harlem

image001 (1)Since graffiti emerged as a powerful form of self-expression on New York City streets in the 1970s, the city has grown into the epicenter of the contemporary street art movement. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Museum Of the City Is Getting In the Fashion Game

Museum of the City of New YorkStep into the world of 20th century high fashion, courtesy of The Museum of the City of New York‘s newest exhibit Dressing Room: Archiving Fashion. Continue Reading →

Free, Free, Free Programs And Ice Cream At City Museum

Bowls-Ice-Cream and city college and city museumThe folks at Museum of the City of New York know exactly what we like, free, free, free arts programming and ice cream!
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Harlem’s Museum of the City of New York Names New President, Director

new directorThe Board of Trustees of the Museum of the City of New York has appointed Whitney W. Donhauser President and Director of the Museum. She will join the City Museum on January 1, 2016, succeeding Susan Henshaw Jones who is retiring at the end of the year. Continue Reading →