Activist New York Programs

This program series, inspired by our "Activist New York" exhibition, looks at how a legacy of social activism shapes the city we know today.

Cocktails & Culture

Extended evening hours at the Museum -- with DJs and live music, a Poets' Cafe, drinks and snacks, and more.

Leading Cities Today

Conversations exploring how urban leaders locally, nationally, and globally are facing the major challenges and opportunities of our moment.

AAPI Month at MCNY

Celebrate Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month at the Museum of the City of New York through exhibitions, events, and digital content that highlights the voices of the AAPI community in NYC.

Virtual Student Workshops

In this virtual workshop, students will hear from multidisciplinary artist Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya and examine the resiliency of New York's Asian American and Pacific Islander community and their solidarity across past and present activist movements through the stories of Yuri Kochiyama and Malcolm X.

Freedom Week: A Journey into Art & Activism

Freedom Week: A Journey into Art & Activism celebrates the relationship between activism and art in its many forms—visual art, theater, spoken word & poetry, music, dance, and song.