Right to the City: Screening of Metropolitan Avenue

A screening of the 1985 documentary film “Metropolitan Avenue” (16 mm), plus a talkback with the film's creators, scholars, and activists.

Uptown Bounce: I Love the '90s

Snap on your bracelets and lace up your Jordans for this '90s throwback.

Hot Jazz Moonlight Social

Join us for an outdoor "hot jazz" concert by the Gotham Kings on the Museum’s terrace

When the People Dance: Salsa, Power, and Performance in New York City

Join leading scholars, activists, artists, and community members to explore salsa as both a cultural and commercial production.

Guided Tours

Join us for a guided tour of the Museum, including highlights from current exhibitions.

  • 1220 Fifth Ave at 103rd St., Open Daily 10am–6pm


    Films Thursday, July 27, 7:00pm

    Home Video: Media Art in Response to HIV/AIDS

    Join Electronic Arts Intermix for an evening of screening and discussion of three videos that reveal how artists and activist documented and reshaped everyday responses to HIV/AIDS.

    For Families Monday, July 31, 11:00am

    Salsa Soundmakers

    Explore how immigrant and migrant communities in New York City developed salsa into a global phenomenon in Rhythm & Power: Salsa in New York. Then create a salsa soundmaker of your own!

    For Families Tuesday, August 1, 11:00am

    Museum in the Park: Graffiti Mural

    Explore examples of New York City graffiti styles in New York at Its Core. Then design your own signature style of writing to contribute to our graffiti mural!