Behind-the-Scenes Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Onward, oyster!

The oyster is one of over 70 characters brought to life by state-of-the-art interactive technology in New York at Its Core. We follow a group that are working to bring oysters back to New York's harbor.
Behind-the-Scenes Friday, January 27, 2017

I Spy: A journey of discovery through photography

Photographs in the Museum's collection shine a light on New York City's diversity. In our I Spy classes school students dive into the collection to learn about photography from the masters, and then head out into the city to develop their own creative eye.
Behind-the-Scenes Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Civil Rights in Brooklyn

A behind the scenes peek into the making of New York at its Core and some of the Civil Rights Era artifacts that will be on view in the exhibition.
Behind-the-Scenes Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Listening to Gay Gotham

One of the challenges in creating history exhibitions is bringing the voices of its featured personalities to life. Gay Gotham curators Stephen Vider and Donald Albrecht found a unique way to do that by working with actors to perform readings of the works of Richard Bruce Nugent and Mercedes de Acosta, featured on audio stations in the exhibition.
Behind-the-Scenes Tuesday, October 11, 2016

The Future City Lab

Introducing The Future City Lab, a new space where visitors will explore solutions for various challenges the city faces.
Behind-the-Scenes Tuesday, August 2, 2016

The Apple Peeler and Corer

High on a shelf of the legendary Russ & Daughters Appetizing store was an object that perfectly encapsulated the story of New York at Its Core, and a tool that helped launch a 100-year old business.