Join us for free tours of our exciting exhibitions led by historians, curators, and educators. All open houses take place from 5:00 to 6:30 pm on the day indicated. Reservations are required. For more information, please call 917.492.3492 or email pd@mcny.org.

Back-to-School Open House and Celebration - Free!

Thursday, October 1, 2015, 5:00 - 6:30 pm

Save the date! Learn about new opportunities for educators, students, administrators, and parents here at the City Museum and tour new exhibitions such as Folk City: New York and the Folk Music Revival and Affordable New York: A Housing Legacy

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Fall Open Houses: Meet the Curator!

Save the Dates for our upcoming Meet the Curator! Events

MEET THE CURATOR! of THE GREATEST RACE: NEW YORK'S MARATHON
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2015, 5:00 – 6:30 PM
Celebrate the 45th anniversary of New York’s famous marathon with a private tour of this juried exhibition featuring photographs of the runners and fans who participate in this unique five-borough spectacle and cultural event.

MEET THE CURATOR! of AFFORDABLE NEW YORK: A HOUSING LEGACY
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2015, 5:00 – 6:30 PM
Tour the exhibition that traces over a century of affordable housing activism by documenting the ways in which reformers, policy makers, and activists have fought to transform their city.

MEET THE CURATOR! of JACOB A. RIIS: REVEALING NEW YORK'S OTHER HALF
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2015, 5:00 – 6:30 PM
Revisit Riis through his photographs, handwritten journals, and personal correspondence during the first major retrospective of his work in the U.S. since the City Museum’s seminal 1947 exhibition, The Battle with the Slum. Receive a private tour of the exhibition that unites, for the first time, the Museum’s Jacob A. Riis Collection—the sole archive of Riis’s images—and the Jacob A. Riis Papers from the Library of Congress.