Announcing Our Spring and Summer Programs

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The Museum of the City of New York has gathered some of the city's most exciting voices in the arts, scholarship, journalism, and politics to lead the upcoming season of public programs. Our talks, panel discussions, film screenings, performances, walking tours, and parties invite you to unplug, mingle with fellow New Yorkers, and connect to the pulse of the city. 

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Performances Friday, February 23, 7:00pm

New York’s Golden Ice Age

A conversation celebrating the city's golden age of figure skating and ice hockey, followed by virtuosic skating in the Museum's Rotunda!
Talks Wednesday, March 21, 7:00pm

The Subway

Joseph Lhota, Chairman of the MTA, and transportation advocate Veronica Vanterpool discuss what can be done to ensure the future success of New York City’s sprawling subway system.
Talks Sunday, March 25, 1:00pm

A City Made by Women: New Perspectives

In celebration of Women’s History Month, leading scholars trace the often untold story of women’s activism with introductory remarks from Teen Vogue's Samhita Mukhopadhyay.
Talks Tuesday, March 27, 6:30pm

State of the (Public) Art

A conversation with leaders of New York’s most innovative public art projects and spaces: the High Line, Governors Island, and The Laundromat Project.
Talks Wednesday, April 25, 7:00pm

Steeped in History: Museums and Identity

A conversation with Dr. Lonnie Bunch of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Michael Glickman of the Museum of Jewish Heritage, and David Rubenstein of The Carlyle Group.
Talks Tuesday, May 15, 7:00pm

Writing the City

Authors share their unique experience writing in New York City.
Talks Wednesday, May 23, 6:30pm

New York’s Big Comeback

Former deputy mayor Daniel Doctoroff and esteemed New York Times reporter Charles Bagli discuss New York’s economic resurgence following 9/11.
Films Wednesday, June 6, 6:30pm

Bronx Gothic

A screening of “Bronx Gothic,” an electrifying portrait of Okwui Okpokwasili and her acclaimed one-woman show.
Talks Thursday, June 7, 6:30pm

The Candela Allure

Architecture and real estate experts consider the history, design, and marketability of Rosario Candela's famed buildings.
Films Wednesday, July 11, 6:30pm

Under the Influence of the Maysles Brothers

A screening of a selection short films by David and Albert Maysles, chief chroniclers of mid-'60s New York City, featuring Yoko Ono, Truman Capote, and Marlon Brando, among others .
Special Events Wednesday, July 25, 6:00pm

Uptown Bounce

Join us for our annual Uptown Bounce series of free summer block parties with El Museo del Barrio.
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