Chronicling a Crisis: Writers on the History of HIV/AIDS

Anne-christine D’Adesky, David France, and Tim Murphy open up about the challenges of writing about the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

Rescheduled: In the Steps of Salsa Walking Tour

Explore the barrio of salsa, East Harlem, with folklorist Elena Martinez.

Past Event: Feeding the Fight: The Culinary History of WWI

Savor a bite of culinary history with the food and drinks that defined the American experience during WWI.

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 Families Saturday, July 22, 11:00am

    Graffiti Mural

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

    For Families Monday, July 24, 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, in New York at Its Core. Design and build a model bridge of your own!

    For Families Wednesday, July 26, 11:00am

    Community Mural

    Explore notable New Yorkers who have worked to improve their communities in New York at Its Core and Activist New York. Then work with others to make a community-inspired indoor mural!