New York Responds

History is happening now. Share your stories of 2020.


Experience the excitement, energy, and evolution of this quintessentially urban sport as played on asphalt and in glittering professional arenas.

Activist New York

Delve into the drama of social activism in New York City, past and present, with issues as diverse as immigration, civil rights, and sexual orientation.

Collecting New York's Stories

How can objects and images tell the dynamic and eclectic stories of New Yorkers? Find out through some of the Museum's recent acquisitions.


MCNY Live features conversations with artists, authors, politicians, and more who speak about their experiences as New Yorkers. Topics range from aspects of everyday life to addressing the issues that are shaping the city's future.

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The Museum’s beautiful spaces are perfect for non-profit fundraisers, corporate events, weddings, film shoots, and more!

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Become a Member

Free admission year round, discounts on programs, invitations to exclusive events, and more.

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MCNY Kids Create

See. Discuss. Create! Meet famed New York artists Janette Beckman and Daze and make your own artistic works.  

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The Museum in the News

View highlights and information on our exhibitions, programs, and other news. Contact for press inquires or to be added to our press list.

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