Landmarks Thursday, February 16, 2017

The New Colossus

The fascinating history of the Emma Lazarus poem that gave us the iconic verse “Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.”
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.
Notable New Yorkers Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Clement Clarke Moore and Santa in the City

Many people know Clement Clarke Moore (1779-1863) as influential in the popularization of Santa Claus in America with his verse “A Visit from St. Nicholas.” However, he was also an important New Yorker in his own right.
City Arts Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Louis Bouché, The Stettheimer Dollhouse and Mama’s Boy

Peer inside the Stettheimer Dollhouse at the Museum of the City of New York, and you’ll find a host of tiny works of art. Many of these works have the stamp of renowned artists of the 1920s, but curators are still tracing down the inspiration for others. Recently, Bruce Weber discovered the source for one in a life-size gallery upstate.