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 →

Beverly Johnson Launch “The Face That Changed It All “

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On Saturday, September 5th, 2015, my cousin, Leslie Faulkner (Beverly Johnson fan) and I attended Beverly Johnson’s launch of her new book The Face That Changed It All at the Museum of the City of New York, New York City. Continue Reading →

Affordable New York: A Housing Legacy (video)

Affordable_NY_hero from harlem to holliThese days, when New Yorkers of all stripes are having a hard time finding a place to live that fits in their budgets, the City Museum is shining a lens on the City’s long history of affordable housing activism from Harlem to Hollis.  Continue Reading →

Affordable Housing: What About The Future? A Symposium

east-harlem1For over a century New York City from Harlem to Hollis, the most expensive city in the nation, has also been a leading provider of affordable housing and a laboratory for innovative housing initiatives. Continue Reading →