Uptown Bounce

Free! Uptown is 'bouncing' this summer! Join the Museum of the City of New York and El Museo del Barrio for our series of free summer block parties on four consecutive Wednesdays. Dance to New York DJs and musicians, enjoy our exhibitions through guided tours, participate in art-making activities, and savor summer drinks and local food.

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Rhythm & Power 
Wednesday, July 25, 6:00–9:00 pm

Celebrate the powerful cultural fusion that is New York salsa and disco.

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Girls Who Run the World
Wednesday, August 1, 6:00–9:00 pm

Who run the world? Girls! Revel in fierce anthems of female empowerment.

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I Love the ‘90s 
Wednesday, August 8, 6:00–9:00 pm

Throwback to the '90s with the songs you loved from grunge to gangsta rap.


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Uptown Bounce: A Space Odyssey 
Wednesday, August 15, 6:00–9:00 pm
Take a space-age journey with futuristic music from icons including David Bowie and Prince.


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Our Partners

Uptown Bounce at the Museum of the City of New York is made possible in part by Jim Hanley & Taconic Builders and Elizabeth Belfer.

This program is presented in collaboration with El Museo Del Barrio and produced with Rebecca Lynn of Mobile Mondays!

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