Take a Bite Out of Fall @ MCNY

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Join us inside, outside, and online, and make the most of the season this autumn at MCNY! From dynamic talks to food tastings, musical evenings, and films for all ages, there's something for everyone here. Hungry for more? Explore our engaging exhibitions and discover online experiences that dive into the history and culture of the city we love.

What To Do: Explore our program series

  • Cocktails & Culture — Join us for an evening of music and more at the Museum. Experience our exhibitions, dance to DJ'ed sets and live performances, and top it off with delicious food and drink!  
  • Movies for Minis — Our new monthly screenings of New York City-themed family films are accompanied by an art-making activity.  
  • Moonlight & Movies — Grab your drinks and popcorn and settle in for exciting films that explore our exhibitions and feature a guest introduction. 
  • Soul of the City — This series of intimate concerts features a wide range of New York City artists, both upcoming and veteran, performing acoustic sets and sharing the personal stories behind their music.

See individual series events (and more!) below.

What's On View: See exhibition highlights

  • Food in New York: Bigger Than the Plate  —  Examine the challenging nodes and networks of the city’s food systems. Explore how food is a powerful social network binding New Yorkers to each other and with countless others across the globe.

  • Analog City — Take a step back in time and uncover the array of tools, technologies, and lost professions that supported New York City before the advent of smartphones and other digital devices. Try your hand at typing on a working typewriter, picking up (and hanging up) a rotary phone, or searching for titles in a card catalog, along with other interactive activities in the galleries, to get a feel for what life was like in an era before personal computers and the internet.

  • Stetheimer Dollhouse: Up CloseCLOSING OCTOBER 3! Discover this treasure from the Museum's collections. View the house, learn about its features, view enlarged images of the tiny details, and uncover rarely seen additional miniature works by some of the leading names of early 20th-century modernism. Don't miss out on our new Kids' Guide, to engage visitors of all ages as they experience this extraordinary object.

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Explore this selection of seasonal digital content with fun activities and interesting insights for all ages.

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