• My City Lab: People and Places

    Sun, Sep 25

    From Hamilton to Jay Z, and Central Park to Times Square, New York City is full of notable people and places. Enjoy hands-on activities and discover images from our exhibitions to make meaningful connections.

  • 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, "At Home," which explores the historically inspired designs of his three homes.

  • MY CITY LAB: Sensational City

    Sat, Oct 01

    Join us to explore objects, scents, and scenes throughout New York history to learn about the city through the senses.

  • MY CITY LAB: Sensational City

    Sun, Oct 02

    Join us to explore objects, scents, and scenes throughout New York history to learn about the city through the senses.

  • Gay Gotham: Art & Culture

    Thu, Oct 06

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

  • Who is the Parisian Roz Chast?

    Fri, Oct 07

    Join Heidi MacDonald for a discussion with a panel of leading French cartoonists as they discuss what the comics scene in France looks like today.

  • MY CITY LAB: Sensational City

    Sat, Oct 08

    Join us to explore objects, scents, and scenes throughout New York history to learn about the city through the senses.

  • MY CITY LAB: Community

    Sun, Oct 09

    Explore New York communities and subcultures whose ideas make lasting impacts on the city through hands-on activities and gallery visits.

  • Native American Heritage Celebration

    Mon, Oct 10

    Celebrate Native American groups such as the Lenape, explore objects like wampum, animal furs and hides, create a cornhusk doll, and enjoy a corn snack.

  • Photography and Homoerotic Desire

    Fri, Oct 14

    Join MCNY and the SVA Photography Department for a conversation about the emergence of homoerotic photography in galleries and museums during the 1970s in New York City – an art historical moment rarely examined.

  • MY CITY LAB: Community

    Sat, Oct 15

    Explore New York communities and subcultures whose ideas make lasting impacts on the city through hands-on activities and gallery visits.

  • I Am Jazz: Family Read Aloud

    Sat, Oct 15

    Join us for a family read-aloud and discussion of I am Jazz, written by 16-year-old author and LGBT activist Jazz Jennings.

  • MY CITY LAB: Community

    Sun, Oct 16

    Explore New York communities and subcultures whose ideas make lasting impacts on the city through hands-on activities and gallery visits.

  • Educator Evening: Gay Gotham

    Tue, Oct 18

    Discover key figures during this curator-led tour for educators of the groundbreaking exhibition Gay Gotham: Art and Underground Culture in New York.

  • 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.

  • MY CITY LAB: Community

    Sat, Oct 22

    Explore New York communities and subcultures whose ideas make lasting impacts on the city through hands-on activities and gallery visits.

  • MY CITY LAB: Fall for the City

    Sun, Oct 23

    Let autumn inspire your creativity. Discover paintings from the Museum’s collection and use seasonal crops to create artistic projects.

  • VoCA Talk: Henrietta Mantooth

    Mon, Oct 24

    Artist Henrietta Mantooth discusses her life’s work exploring social and economic justice.

  • MY CITY LAB: Fall for the City

    Sat, Oct 29

    Let autumn inspire your creativity. Discover paintings from the Museum’s collection and use seasonal crops to create artistic projects.

  • MY CITY LAB: Fall for the City

    Sun, Oct 30

    Let autumn inspire your creativity. Discover paintings from the Museum’s collection and use seasonal crops to create artistic projects.

  • Spooky City: Halloween at the Museum

    Mon, Oct 31

    “Trick or treat” on a haunted New York scavenger hunt for spooky tales throughout the Museum. Decorate a pumpkin and take it home along with treats that originated in the city.

  • Educator Preview: New York at Its Core

    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.

  • Ailey Arts In Education Performance

    Sat, Dec 03

    Clap your hands, stomp your feet, and join us for a winter treat! Enjoy a live educational music and dance presentation featuring percussionists, performed by Ailey Arts In Education & Community Programs.

  • Educator Evening: Mastering the Metropolis

    Tue, Dec 06

    On the 100th anniversary of America’s first comprehensive zoning resolution, examine the history, debates, and effects of the evolving law during this curator-led tour.

  • Making the Queer Scene

    Tue, Dec 06

    Join a group of writers, performers, and activists as they discuss the historical and ongoing importance of queer nightlife in New York.

  • Zoning at New Heights

    Thu, Dec 08

    Join us for a conversation to consider whether the zoning regulations that were created to tame towers during the rise of the skyscraper have kept pace with our evolving skyline.

  • LGBTQ Teen Summit

    Mon, Feb 20

    Teens will celebrate, create, learn, and discuss themes around the intersections of LGBTQ culture, history and art in New York City! Join us for a full day experience of workshops, presentations and fun!

  • Teaching Social Activism Conference

    Sat, May 06

    Educators are invited to present and participate in this free full-day conference, which highlights the various tools and techniques used by teachers to engage their students in the history and practice of social change.