• Sketch & Sip | Inside/Outside

    Wed, May 25

    Ages 21 & up. Put pencil to paper and relax with drinks as a professional artists guides you through the techniques of sketching the Museum’s Colonial-Revival building.

  • Painting Miniatures

    Sat, May 28

    Explore original miniature paintings in "Picturing Prestige: New York Portraits, 1700-1860". Make your own watercolor miniature featuring someone important to you!

  • Memorial Day Family Picnic

    Sun, May 29

    Join us for a Memorial Day picnic! Share stories on our pop-up memory mural, create an American Flag, and enjoy read-alouds commemorating our heroes.

  • Spring Symposium & Luncheon

    Wed, Jun 01

    Featuring internationally renowned designer Jacque Grange.

  • The Bowery Boys' Adventures

    Thu, Jun 02

    Join The Bowery Boys’ Greg Young and Tom Meyers for an unconventional exploration of Manhattan’s past.

  • Yiddish Theater Walking Tour

    Sun, Jun 05

    Join historian Elissa Sampson for a walking tour along historic Second Avenue, the birthplace of New York’s Yiddish theater scene.

  • Book Making Fun

    Sun, Jun 05

    Explore books in the exhibition "Roz Chast: Cartoon Memoirs", then learn book binding techniques to design and create a personalized book to take home.

  • Unearthing History

    Wed, Jun 08

    Archaeologists, historians, and public officials discuss excavations focused on the city’s African American ancestors, as well as present-day efforts to bring their untold stories to the public.

  • Chancellor's Day | Art & Activism in NY

    Thu, Jun 09

    Join us on Chancellor's Day for a full-day program for educators exploring NYC’s identity as a site of activism and a fostering ground for art, though exhibition tours, lectures, and hands-on activities.

  • Chairman's Leadership Award Dinner

    Thu, Jun 09

    Join us as we present the annual Chairman’s Leadership Award to Fortress Investment Group LLC and Wesley R. Edens,Founder and Co-Chairman of the Board, at a gala dinner.

  • Caribbean American Heritage Fashion Show

    Sun, Jun 12

    Celebrate Caribbean culture with a fashion show highlighting local designers whose works are inspired by their heritage, and enjoy music, snacks, and more!

  • Museum Mile Festival

    Tue, Jun 14

    Don't miss this annual open house stretching along Fifth Ave. from 105th to 82nd Streets.

  • Face-to-face: Brooks Brothers

    Thu, Jun 16

    Join curator Bruce Weber to take an in-depth look at some of the most significant portraits of the Brooks family (of Brooks Brothers clothing) in the "Picturing Prestige" exhibition.

  • Ready, Set, Design!

    Sat, Jun 18

    Discover the art of set design through Yiddish theater sets that inspired theater culture in New York City. Create a 3-dimensional set model!

  • Frames fit for a Father

    Sun, Jun 19

    Create a special gilded frame for a father figure in your life. Bring a photo to go along with your personalized gift!

  • Yiddish Theater: A Musical History

    Tue, Jun 21

    Join stars of today's Yiddish theater scene for a musical telling of its history featuring songs and anecdotes.

  • Memoirs of Activism

    Wed, Jun 22

    Join Eunice Lipton as she discusses her recently released memoir, "Distant Heartbeat", which explores how history can both haunt and mobilize families across generations.

  • LGBTQ Family Day Celebration

    Sat, Jun 25

    Get ready for the Pride Parade at the Museum! Join us for a day of gender non-binary play, poster making, storytelling, gallery visits, and a self-love activity.

  • Fashioned in Time: Costume Design

    Sun, Jun 26

    Create a 3-dimensional costume sketch using fabric. Explore costumes in New York's Yiddish Theater: From the Bowery to Broadway to get started!

  • Elizabeth Hamilton’s Legacy

    Sun, Jun 26

    Join Phillipa Soo, the actress who plays Elizabeth Hamilton in Hamilton, Morgan Marcell, the show’s Assistant Dance Captain, and Professor Carol Berkin for a conversation about Elizabeth’s lasting impact.

  • Funny Ladies: Four Cartoonists

    Wed, Jun 29

    Join Liza Donnelly, Liana Finck, Marisa Acocella Marchetto, and Barbara Smaller to hear their views on working in the traditionally male-dominated cartooning profession and to discuss the creative process and the origins of their distinct brands of humor. 

  • Music and Talk: Irving Berlin

    Wed, Jul 06

    Join us for an evening of song and talk about Irving Berlin’s long and glittering New York career.

  • Yiddish Theater’s Legacy

    Mon, Jul 18

    Join us for a conversation with acclaimed Jewish performers about how being Jewish leads to "performing Jewish" and the ways that performers still connect to traditions built on the Lower East Side more than a century ago.

  • Hip Hop and Comics with Ed Piskor

    Thu, Aug 04

    Join Ed Piskor, New York Times best-selling, award-winning cartoonist to delve deep into the 40 year kinship between hip-hop culture and comic books.

  • Bob Mankoff on New Yorker Cartoons

    Thu, Sep 08

    Join us for a lively evening with Bob Mankoff, Cartoon Editor of The New Yorker, as he muses on the subjects that make us laugh.

  • “Can't We Talk about Something More Pleasant?”

    Tue, Sep 27

    Join New Yorker cartoonist and author Roz Chast for a discussion of her ground-breaking 2014 visual memoir, Can't We Talk about Something More Pleasant?