New York Futurism: A Screening of Class Divide

A screening of "Class Divide" followed by a discussion with director Marc Levin and student filmmakers.

The Man Who Built the Brooklyn Bridge

Authors Erica Wagner and Kevin Baker delve into one of America’s most iconic structures, the Brooklyn Bridge.

In the Steps of Salsa Walking Tour

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

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, June 24, 11:00am

    Ponder a Poem for the City

    Discover the celebrated New York-born poet Walt Whitman in Port City, 1609-1898. Write your own poem inspired by the sensations of the city, and illustrate your words to bring the poem to life!

    For Families Sunday, June 25, 11:00am

    Create a New Central Park

    Investigate Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux’s plan for Central Park in Port City, 1609-1898. Become an urban planner and design your own version of Central Park.

    For Families Thursday, July 6, 11:00am

    Museum in the Park: Graffiti Mural

    Explore examples of New York City graffiti styles in <em>New York at Its Core</em>. Then design your own signature style of writing to contribute to our graffiti mural!