Keys to the City: The Ultimate New York City Scavenger Hunt

50 Clues, 2 Boroughs, 1 Grand Prize. How Well Do You Know New York?

Announcing our Summer 2019 Programs

Summer is almost here! Kick it off with our can't-miss line up of outdoor screenings, conversations, and tastings.

Ain't Misbehavin': How Louis Armstrong Conquered New York

Revisit Louis Armstrong's meteoric rise to stardom in this talk and live performance.

Uncovering the Lost Lives of Workers: The Archaeology of Labor

What can urban archaeology reveal about the largely undocumented and long-forgotten lives of working-class New Yorkers in centuries past?

New Labor in New York and the Fight for Workers' Rights

Leading new labor activists talk about the recent gains (and setbacks) in their movements for workers' protections.


For Families Tuesday, April 23, 11:00am

Finger Knitting

Join us for a knitting circle to discover various techniques to make a special flower design to take home with you.

For Families Thursday, April 25, 11:00am

Oyster Print

Learn more about the many uses of this mollusk, including how it purifies New York Harbor today. Then cast your own oyster print from plaster to take home with you.

For Families Friday, April 26, 11:00am

Wet Water Lab

What's in your water? Compare pH levels of tap water and water from the Harlem Meer. Document your findings like a scientist to take home!