Puerto Rican Activism from New York to San Juan - and Beyond

Consider the activist work of the Young Lords Party as it continues to be a point of reference for activists today, both in NYC and the island of Puerto Rico.

The Ultimate NYC Trivia Night

Put your knowledge of the NYC to the test at our Trivia Night & Happy Hour co-hosted with the Gotham Center for New York City History.

Do Monuments Matter? Reimagining Their Role in a Changing World

A conversation about what defines a "monument" both today and in the past, in New York City and around the world.

Who We Were: Racial and Ethnic Identity Through the Census

Historians, journalists, and artists examine the fraught and often contested process by which the Census has historically constructed American racial and ethnic identity.

College Basketball and New York City: The Remarkable Journey

Delve into Madison Square Garden’s role as the “The Mecca” of college basketball while reflecting on how the BIG EAST Tournament stands as the longest-running postseason college basketball tournament.


For Families Thursday, February 20, 11:00am

Design Your Own Museum

Discover the people and places that have impacted the cultural landscape of the city & create your own new cultural space in a hands-on art activity.

For Families Friday, February 21, 11:00am

Picturing New York

Explore the stories of everyday and iconic New Yorkers in the exhibition "Collecting New York’s Stories: Stuyvesant to Sid Vicious." Make a collage that tells your own New York story.

For Families Saturday, February 22, 11:00am

Black Futures

Our annual program presents New York-based organizations that celebrate Black communities and cultures. Join us for storytime, a step workshop, a black doll workshop, and participate in a museum scavenger hunt.