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November 20, 2020 - October 3, 2022

The Stettheimer Dollhouse

Discover rarely seen miniature works from the Stettheimer Dollhouse created by some of the leading lights of early 20th-century modernism.
June 11, 2021 - September 18, 2022

New York, New Music

A look back at the seismic musical revolution of 1980s New York. #80sMusicNYC
January 22, 2020 - May 15, 2022

Collecting New York's Stories

How can objects tell the dynamic and eclectic stories of New Yorkers? Find out through select items from the Museum's collections.
April 16, 2021 - May 1, 2022

Rising Tide

Documentary photographer Kadir van Lohuizen illustrates the dramatic consequences of rising sea levels worldwide.
August 13, 2021 - April 3, 2022

Puppets of New York

Puppets of New York explores the extraordinary, surprising, and diverse history of New York City’s quirkiest residents. Puppets traveled with migrant communities from across the globe as they made their way to the city. 
February 14, 2020 - June 20, 2021


Experience the excitement, energy, and evolution of this quintessentially urban sport as played on asphalt and in glittering professional arenas.
July 23, 2020 - May 9, 2021

New York Responds

History is happening now. Share your stories of 2020.
March 11, 2020 - April 18, 2021

The City Within

See the complex beauty of Brooklyn through the work of celebrated photographers Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb.
November 22, 2019 - October 18, 2020

Who We Are

To mark the 2020 census, artists and designers demonstrate the power of numbers in helping us understand New York and New Yorkers.
September 27, 2019 - March 8, 2020

Urban Indian

Examine the shared meaning of being a Native person living in New York through artworks, performing arts, and community memorabilia.
October 18, 2019 - February 9, 2020

Cultivating Culture

Learn the stories of the museums, zoos, gardens, and theaters that have worked in partnership with the City to make New York the cultural capital of the world.

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