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February 9 - June 16, 2024

Four Seasons of Central Park

These four quietly iconic watercolors by Frederick Brosen capture a year in some of the most historic places in this verdant urban masterpiece.  
October 13, 2023 - April 21, 2024

People, Place, and Influence

Delve into the founding mission for the Museum by highlighting key aspects of this unique collection.
November 10, 2023 - January 15, 2024

Gingerbread NYC: The Great Borough Bake-Off

It's time for the annual Great Borough Bake-Off! We invited bakers from across the five boroughs to design New York City-inspired gingerbread creations.
November 18, 2022 - October 22, 2023

City of Faith

Look under the surface of New York’s image as a secular city and discover the complex and often surprising relationships that connect religion to public space.
September 16, 2022 - September 18, 2023

Food in New York

Examine how food creates a powerful social network that binds New Yorkers to each other and with countless others across the globe.
March 10 - August 27, 2023

New York Now: Home

The first in an ongoing series of triennial photography exhibitions that will engage themes and issues of the contemporary city.
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.

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