Current Exhibitions & Installations

Press releases for current and upcoming exhibitions at the City Museum. Press and Media, please contact the Museum’s Department of Communications at for additional information on current, ongoing, or upcoming exhibitions.

Upcoming Exhibitions

The City Museum in the News

  • "Precious Windows on a Vanished World," New York Times
  • "In Hands of Hungarian Artist, Jewish Home Movies of the ’30s a Warning of Coming Holocaust," The Daily Beast
  • "New Film Exhibit Gives Moving Glimpse of Pre-WWII Jewish Poland," The Times of Israel
  • "Jeff Chien-Hsing Liao’s ‘Assembled Realities’ Opens at City Museum," The Wall Street Journal
  • "Truly Capturing the Frenzy of New York's Streets," City Lab
  • "Paying Homage to an Illustrator From the Industry’s Golden Era," The New York Times
  • "A New York Life" at the Museum of the City of New York, NBC New York
  • “Guastavino in New York: A Conversation with John Ochsendorf, Jill Lerner, and Santiago Calatrava,” WNYC
  • "Martin Wong: A Medici to Spray Paint and Graffiti Artists," The New York Times
  • "Approval Matrix: City As Canvas is Brilliant/ Highbrow," New York Magazine
  • "Design Review: Back to the Future with Norman Bel Geddes," Mark Feeney for The Boston Globe
  • "How the Original 1 Percent Showed Off: 'Gilded New York' and 'Beauty's Legacy,' Two Lifestyle Shows," The New York Times
  • The City Museum's presentation of the Louis Auchincloss Prize to Stephen Sondheim in New York Social Diary
  • "New Book, Gilded New York Coincides with MCNY Exhibit," WWD
  • "Gilded Gotham," Gotham Magazine
  • VIDEO: "Photo exhibit marks one year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy," NBC Nightly News
  • VIDEO:"Sandy anniversary marked by photography exhibit," CBS This Morning
  • "Recalling the Wave of Water and Panic," The New York Times
  • "Back to the Future: A New Look at Modernist Hero Norman Bel Geddes," Vanity Fair
  • "'Rising Waters: Photographs of Sandy' at Museum of the City of New York," Huffington Post
  • "Rising Waters: Photographs of Hurricane Sandy," Downtown Magazine
  • "Superstorm Sandy, One Year Later: Self-Portraits by Communities in Distress," Time
  •  Pictures from the Museum's Director's Council "New York After Dark" gala from W Magazine
  • "Picture this: Central Park meets canvas at Museum of the City of New York," Columbia Spectator
  • "Major exhibition on polymath designer Norman Bel Geddes to open at MCNY,"
  • "Museum of the City of New York," Art Nerd New York
  •  Slideshow: NYC's Off-the-Beaten Path Museums, Conde Nast Traveler