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