MCNY Digital

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Everything you love about the Museum of the City of New York is now online! Together we will head uptown, downtown, and throughout the five boroughs with online exhibitions, digitized collection objects, live streams, recorded videos, and more digital content that showcases what makes New York New York.

As the Museum of the City of New York, we have been telling the city's stories for nearly one hundred years. Join us as we celebrate, document, and interpret the past, present, and future of the world's most influential metropolis. 

Explore All Our Digital Offerings

Your Hometown - Podcast

Your Hometown is an innovative new live event and podcast series conceived and hosted by historian Kevin Burke.

Education

Explore the Museum’s Frederick A.O. Schwarz Education Center digital platform to find videos and activities, stay informed about our current offerings, and easily access resources for educators, students, and learners of all ages. 

New York Responds Online

New York Responds: The First Six Months is part of a Museum-wide project documenting and interpreting New York City during the COVID pandemic and the racial justice uprisings of 2020, and looking toward the future of New York.

 

Collections

Explore New York’s past through nearly 205,000 objects from the collection of the Museum of the City of New York.

Online Exhibitions

America's Mayor

This online version of the America's Mayor exhibition allows you to explore many of the objects and images that were on view at the Museum and to learn about the controversial tenure (1966–1973) and dramatic times of New York's 103rd mayor.

Worth & Mainbocher

This web presentation combines comprehensive catalogue entries with social histories and also provides detailed technical observations on the details of their construction and internal finishing techniques.

In Depth Stories

RBG and NYC

Since the death of Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on September 18, 2020 at the age of 87, countless pieces have explored her work and enormous legacy.

Milton Glaser and I [heart] New York

A tribute to celebrated graphic designer Milton Glaser, who created the iconic I [heart] NY logo. A selection of his works were recently added to the Museum’s Ephemera Collection, and several reflect cultural and social movements of the late 20th  and early 21st century. 

100 Years with the 19th Amendment

As we celebrate the 100th anniversary of voting rights for women, we look at how this has spurred digital initiatives, new monuments, collaborative consortiums, new scholarship and nuanced conversations that complicate the legacy of the suffrage movement and demonstrate the significant yet partial victory of the amendment.

Video: Winter [Basket] Ball NBA Legend Portraits

NBA Legends Sam Perkins, Bernard King, Michael Eaves, Felipe López, Andre Barrett and Albert King stopped by to view the exhibition "City/Game: Basketball in New York" and speak with us about what sets NYC apart from other cities. 

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