Director's Council of the Museum of the City of New York
The Museum’s Director’s Council is a group of individuals who have established an on-going commitment to the Museum and its mission. Each fall, they host the New York After Dark cocktail party as well as the black-tie Winter Ball gala dinner to raise funds and awareness for the Museum.
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Family Party and Alexander Hamilton’s Disco
The Museum of the City of New York’s Family Party and Alexander Hamilton’s Disco will take place on Friday, March 3, 2017 from 4:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M. The event will be an exciting evening of fun and history, perfect for toddlers to tweens and their families. The centerpiece of the evening will be Alexander Hamilton’s Disco where our young guests and their parents will groove to the music from the hit Broadway Hamilton and other pop dance masterpieces spun by our house DJ. At the same time the whole family can go on a scavenger hunt through New York City history in the Museum’s new permanent exhibition, New York at Its Core, and enjoy other family friendly activities!
Spring Symposium & Luncheon
At the Museum of the City of New York, it is our charge to celebrate New Yorkers who have made a lasting impact on the cultural landscape of this great city. On Thursday, June 1, 2017, the Museum’s City of Design Award will be presented to acclaimed architect Peter Marino at the annual Spring Symposium & Luncheon. Past recipients of the Award include; Jonathan Adler and Simon Doonan, Jacques Grange and Ralph Pucci. The Award recognizes those who have made New York the design capital of the world and who inspire future generations of designers to bring their talents to our great city.
Chairman's Leadership Award Dinner
Each year, the Museum of the City of New York presents the Chairman’s Leadership Award to an outstanding corporate citizen in recognition of their contributions to the life and well-being of New York City. This year, we were proud to present the award to Blair W. Effron, Co-Founder and Partner of Centerview Partners, at a gala dinner at the Museum, on Monday, May 22, 2017.
Louis Achincloss Prize Gala
The Museum of the City of New York presented its 2016 Louis Auchincloss Prize to Tony Kushner on Thursday, December 1, 2016 at a gala dinner. Playwright, screenwriter, and author Tony Kushner is the recipient of a Pulitzer Prize, two Tony Awards, three Obie Awards, two Evening Standard Awards, an Olivier Award, an Emmy Award, two Oscar nominations, and the Steinberg Distinguished Playwright Award, among other honors.
Past Louis Auchincloss Prize honorees include Wynton Marsalis, Philip Glass, Stephen Sondheim, Lynne Meadow, Sheldon Harnick, Ada Louise Huxtable, Pete Hamill, and Elliott Erwitt.
Events For The Alexander Hamilton Circle
Join us for exclusive receptions and private tours of exhibitions and art collections at the City Museum and beyond.
Young Members Circle Events
Enjoy walking tours of New York City neighborhoods, curator-led exhibition tours, and behind-the-scenes experiences at the City Museum created especially for our Young Members Circle.