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November 11, 2022 - January 16, 2023

Gingerbread NYC: The Great Borough Bake-Off

It's our first-ever Great Borough Bake-off! We invited bakeries and bakers from each borough to design New York City-inspired gingerbread creations.
February 18, 2022 - January 9, 2023

Celebrating the City

A moving celebration of the power of photography to capture New York and New Yorkers featuring Robert Frank and William Klein.
May 20, 2022 - January 8, 2023

Analog City

Uncover the array of tools, technologies, and lost professions that supported New York City as it exploded into a global metropolis in the pre-digital era.
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.

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