• 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!

  • Funny Ladies: Four Cartoonists

    Wed, Jun 29

    Join New Yorker cartoonists Liza Donnelly, Liana Finck, Marisa Acocella Marchetto, and Barbara Smaller for a lively conversation about their work.

  • MY CITY LAB: Life in the City

    Wed, Jul 06

    Explore New York City life throughout history with hands-on exploration activities. Work with various materials to consider ideas such as sound, movement, and nature.

  • 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.

  • New York City Tots: Nature

    Fri, Jul 08

    Explore the environment in Activist New York and learn about the nature found in city parks. Then create a summer wreath to hang in your home.

  • Zoning Scavenger Hunt

    Sat, Jul 09

    Celebrate the centennial anniversary of New York City’s zoning resolution with a citywide scavenger hunt.

  • MY CITY LAB: Life in the City

    Sat, Jul 09

    Explore New York City life throughout history with hands-on exploration activities. Work with various materials to consider ideas such as sound, movement, and nature.

  • The New Yorker to Kids’ Comics

    Tue, Jul 12

    Join "The New Yorker" Art Editor Francoise Mouly for a conversation with cartoonist Frank Viva about the revival of interest in children’s comics.

  • MY CITY LAB: Life in the City

    Wed, Jul 13

    Explore New York City life throughout history with hands-on exploration activities. Work with various materials to consider ideas such as sound, movement, and nature.

  • NYC History in 28 minutes!

    Thu, Jul 14

    Creators of the film "Timescapes", Jake Barton and James Sanders, speak with the Museum’s Chief Curator Sarah Henry about their creative process.

  • MY CITY LAB: Past, Present, and Future City

    Sat, Jul 16

    The city is always changing. Explore themes such as transportation and daily life to make meaningful connections to the city’s past and present while imagining the future.

  • 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 how performers today still connect to traditions forged on the Lower East Side over a century ago.

  • MY CITY LAB: Past, Present, and Future City

    Wed, Jul 20

    The city is always changing. Explore themes such as transportation and daily life to make meaningful connections to the city’s past and present while imagining the future.

  • FAST

    Thu, Jul 21

    NYC Traffic Commissioner Samuel Schwartz shares insights on how we can speed traffic, improve our transit system, and make the city safer and healthier for all.

  • New York City Tots: Shape and Color

    Fri, Jul 22

    Learn about shape and color through illustrations in the exhibition Roz Chast: Cartoon Memoirs. Create a painting inspired by colors and shapes in the gallery.

  • P Credit Course: Taking a Stand

    Sat, Jul 23

    Join the Museum of the City of New York’s Education Department for a six-day P Credit course covering the history of social activism in New York City. Interacting with primary sources and museum exhibitions, educators will develop lesson plans for incorporating discussions of social activism in their classroom.

  • MY CITY LAB: Past, Present, and Future City

    Sat, Jul 23

    The city is always changing. Explore themes such as transportation and daily life to make meaningful connections to the city’s past and present while imagining the future.

  • 100 Years of Shaping the City

    Mon, Jul 25

    Join us for a conversation with leading experts about how zoning can help address the major challenges – physical, economic, and social – facing our city today.

  • MY CITY LAB: The View from Here

    Wed, Jul 27

    A picture of the city is worth a thousand words. Explore the ever-changing skyline of New York through seasons, shapes, and sites.

  • Uptown Bounce: The Kick Off

    Wed, Jul 27

    Sample distinctive New York DJs with music and dancing, enjoy gallery talks and tours, art workshops, summer drinks, and local food.

  • Storytime: NYCity Tales

    Fri, Jul 29

    Join us for a comforting story circle and a snack as you listen to an illustrative storyteller share special tales of New York City!

  • MY CITY LAB: The View from Here

    Sat, Jul 30

    A picture of the city is worth a thousand words. Explore the ever-changing skyline of New York through seasons, shapes, and sites.

  • MY CITY LAB: The View from Here

    Wed, Aug 03

    A picture of the city is worth a thousand words. Explore the ever-changing skyline of New York through seasons, shapes, and sites.

  • Uptown Bounce: Night Two

    Wed, Aug 03

    Sample distinctive New York DJs with music and dancing, enjoy gallery talks and tours, art workshops, summer drinks and local food.

  • Hip Hop & Comics: 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.

  • New York City Tots: City and Sound

    Fri, Aug 05

    Learn about the city though sound! Explore large photographs of New York, then create a sound maker of your own to use in a sound circle.

  • P Credit Course: NYC History, Art, and Primary Resources

    Sat, Aug 06

    Join the Museum of the City of New York’s Education Department for a six-day P Credit course exploring New York City’s history through painting, architecture, theater, photography, and cartoons. Interacting with primary sources and museum exhibitions, educators will develop lesson plans for incorporating art, primary resources, and New York City history into classroom activities.

  • MY CITY LAB: People and Places

    Sat, Aug 06

    Learn about notable people and places throughout New York City’s history through stories, memory mapping, and more!

  • 1937 Yiddish RomCom

    Tue, Aug 09

    Join us for a screening of "The Cantor’s Son," a lively Yiddish musical drama based on the life of star Moishe Oysher, followed by a conversation with a cinema historian and Oysher’s niece.

  • MY CITY LAB: People and Places

    Wed, Aug 10

    Learn about notable people and places throughout New York City’s history through stories, memory mapping, and more!

  • Uptown Bounce: Night Three

    Wed, Aug 10

    Sample distinctive New York DJs with music and dancing, enjoy gallery talks and tours, art workshops, summer drinks, and local food.

  • cool

    Thu, Aug 11

    Join author Stan Cox as he explores the impact that our craving for the cold and over-usage of air-conditioning will have on our health, economy, and politics.

  • MY CITY LAB: People and Places

    Sat, Aug 13

    Learn about notable people and places throughout New York City’s history through stories, memory mapping, and more!

  • MY CITY LAB: Art all Around

    Wed, Aug 17

    Home is where the “art” is, and the city is our home! Explore public art and design throughout New York’s history with hands-on exploration activities.

  • Uptown Bounce: The Finale

    Wed, Aug 17

    Sample distinctive New York DJs with music and dancing, enjoy gallery talks and tours, art workshops, summer drinks, and local food.

  • New York City Tots: Wearable Art

    Fri, Aug 19

    Explore objects in the exhibition Gilded New York and create beads for a personalized necklace to wear home!

  • MY CITY LAB: Art all Around

    Sat, Aug 20

    Home is where the “art” is, and the city is our home! Explore public art and design throughout New York’s history with hands-on exploration activities.

  • MY CITY LAB: Art all Around

    Wed, Aug 24

    Home is where the “art” is, and the city is our home! Explore public art and design throughout New York’s history with hands-on exploration activities.

  • MY CITY LAB: Art all Around

    Sat, Aug 27

    Home is where the “art” is, and the city is our home! Explore public art and design throughout New York’s history with hands-on exploration activities.

  • Bob Mankoff on The New Yorker

    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.

  • Yiddish Theater Walking Tour

    Sun, Sep 11

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

  • CONVENIENT

    Thu, Sep 15

    Journalist Susan Freinkel will speak about the long-term impact that plastic is having on the environment and our health.

  • Inwood Park Walking Tour

    Sun, Sep 18

    Explore the hidden history of Inwood Hill Park through its archaeological remains, which shed light on its pre-Columbian, Native American, and Revolutionary War past.

  • Hamilton v. Moses

    Mon, Sep 19

    During this evening's debate, professors Kenneth Jackson, Joanne Freeman, and Council Member Daniel Garodnick will ponder how two of the most influential New Yorkers stacked up against one another.

  • Picturing the Bronx on Film

    Tue, Sep 20

    Join a panel of photographers and scholars to explore photographic representations of the Bronx from the mid-twentieth century to the present.

  • An Evening with Roz Chast

    Tue, Sep 27

    Join New Yorker cartoonist and author Roz Chast for a discussion of her ground-breaking 2014 visual memoir chronicling her relationship with her aging parents.

  • Juan Pablo Molyneux at Home

    Wed, Sep 28

    Join us for a conversation with interior designer Juan Pablo Molyneux about his new book, "Juan Pablo Molyneux At Home," which explores the historically inspired designs of his three homes.

  • Gay Gotham: Art & Culture

    Thu, Oct 06

    Join Harmony Hammond, Sarah Shulman, and Bryan Lowder as they discuss how the LGBT trendsetters of the 20th century are shaping the contemporary culture of New York City.

  • A History of Housing in NYC

    Wed, Oct 19

    Join author Richard Plunz and housing experts David Burney and Shola Olatoye to discuss the history of housing in NYC, from the single-family house to tenements and high-rise apartment buildings.

  • Undocumented New Yorkers

    Thu, Oct 20

    Join our panel of grassroots leaders, organizers, and scholars for a conversation about the future of immigrant rights in New York.

  • New York at Its Core Educator Preview Day

    Tue, Nov 08

    Educators are invited to spend the November 8 professional learning day at the museum for a FREE preview of New York at Its Core and to learn about upcoming events for teachers, students, and families for the 2016-2017 academic year.