Movements and Causes Thursday, April 6, 2017

From Harlem to Hanoi: Dr. King and the Vietnam War

We look back at Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s controversial sermon opposing the Vietnam War at Riverside Church in Morningside Heights. Several photographs from the Museum’s collection provide a glimpse into King’s antiwar stance and New York’s role as a key site of activism around the war.
Movements and Causes Thursday, January 19, 2017

Gloria Steinem

Feminist pioneer Gloria Steinem joins the museum for a walk through the exhibition 'New York at its Core' and a discussion on feminism, freedom and the future.
Movements and Causes Monday, November 7, 2016

Occupied Wall Street Journal

With its cheeky title, Occupied Wall Street Journal hopped off the printing press and into Zuccotti Park in Lower Manhattan roughly one month after the Occupy Wall Street encampment popped up on September 17, 2011.
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.