City Arts Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Collecting New York's Music Stories

The Museum's exhibitions have shared stories of the world’s most influential metropolis. our most recent exhibition, "Collecting New York's Stories: Stuyvesant to Sid Vicious" features highlights drawn from hundreds of additions to the Museum’s permanent collection over the past three years, including photographs that will intrigue anyone who appreciates music legends who have made their mark on the city throughout the years.
City Arts Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Marathon Miranda

Many classic children’s (and adult) books prominently feature New York City. In the coming months, we will be looking at a few of these titles. As we immerse ourselves in the lives of these characters and their fictional urban life, we’ll explore items from our collections, taking a virtual walk through the actual city streets. Today, we focus on Marathon Miranda.
City Arts Monday, October 21, 2019

Dancing Across New York

To celebrate World Ballet Day on Wednesday, October 23, the Museum is looking back through its collections of ballet related photographs, drawings, and ephemera to share.
City Arts Monday, May 6, 2019

Another Side to Coney Island: Hattie Mckeever and Her Waxworks

The museum’s LOOK Magazine collection is full of fascinating photographs of midcentury New York and the people who lived and spent time in it. Some were well-known at the time and remain household names; others were living quieter lives, although often no less interesting.
City Arts Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Baseball on Stage

Baseball season is here! As fans prepare themselves for 162 games of ebullient triumph or searing disappointment, let us take a moment to revisit America’s pastime in a different arena, the Broadway stage.
City Arts Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Shakespeare! The Musical!

The Museum’s Theater Collection curator takes a look at three 20th-century musicals that were inspired by the immortal Bard's works.