Making It Here

Join Julissa Arce and AJ Gogia as they discuss opportunity, struggle, and success.

Muslim in New York

An evening exploring the extraordinarily rich, multifaceted histories of New York City's major Muslim communities

Vital Little Plans

Reconsider the legacy of Jane Jacobs with Samuel Zipp, author of a newly-published collection of her work.

Revisiting New York's New Deal

Reexamine New York City’s pivotal role during the New Deal.

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


    For Educators Tuesday, April 25, 5:00pm

    Recording New York: Sound, Place, and Civic Identity

    Explore the themes of place, memory, and civic commitment in the work of the self-taught, Manhattan-based folklorist Tony Schwartz (1923-2002) and learn how young people can become stakeholders and participants in their communities by listening to historical sound recordings and by making new recordings of their own.

    For Families Saturday, April 29, 11:00am

    Oysters and the City

    Learn about the significance and uses of oysters throughout New York City history. Then make an oyster print with clay to take home with you!

    For Families Sunday, April 30, 11:00am

    Build a Bridge for the City

    Learn about the many types of bridges in the city and discuss some examples, such as the Brooklyn Bridge. Design and build a model bridge of your own!