• Picturing Prestige: New York Portraits, 1700-1860

    Feb 05, 2016 - Oct 11, 2016

    View portraits of early New Yorkers painted by leading American painters of their day, capturing the aspirations of the rising, upstart merchant city from 1700–1860.

  • Chris “Daze” Ellis: The City is My Muse

    Nov 18, 2015 - May 01, 2016

    The City is My Muse presents recent works by this lifelong New Yorker that depict the vibrancy and vitality of the city he loves.

  • The New York City Marathon

    Oct 20, 2015 - Mar 13, 2016

    Take in more than 100 images made by professional and amateur photographers capturing the energy, enthusiasm, and spirit of community that Marathon Sunday is all about.

  • Jacob A. Riis

    Oct 14, 2015 - Mar 20, 2016

    This retrospective highlights Riis's photographs, handwritten journals, and personal correspondence depicting the city’s slums at the turn of the 20th century, which revealed “How the Other Half Lives."

  • Affordable New York

    Sep 18, 2015 - Feb 07, 2016

    Explore the past, present, and future of subsidized housing in the city.

  • Timescapes


    Watch the history of New York City unfold over three screens and 22 minutes.

  • Activist New York


    Immerse yourself in the drama of social activism in New York City, past and present, on issues as diverse as historic preservation, civil rights, wages, and sexual orientation.