MCNY Live

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We've curated this selection of highlights from the Museum's public programs that brings the best of New York to you. MCNY Live features conversations with artists, authors, politicians, and more who speak about their experiences as New Yorkers. Topics range from aspects of everyday life to addressing the issues that are shaping the city's future.

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Twenty Years Later: Remembering 9/11 Through Documentary Film

A panel discussion moderated by Karen McMullen, with Harvey Wang and Robert Maass, William Feehan, Amy Schatz, Liz O'Callahan and Carlos Williams. The panelists reflect on their roles in creating artifacts of public memory and explore the continuing ramifications of 9/11 for the lives of New Yorkers today. 

American Utopia: David Byrne & Maira Kalman

Former Talking Heads frontman and multimedia artist David Byrne and best-selling author, illustrator and artist Maira Kalman discuss their new collaboration, a book inspired by Byrne's award-winning musical American Utopia (Bloomsbury, October 2020) with WNYC's Alison Stewart.

Our Fair City: In Between

How can we reimagine all those vital public spaces in our city that fall "in between" home and work? With Curbed's Justin Davidson, urban designer Justin Garrett Moore, landscape architect Kate Orff, and transportation expert Shin-pei Tsay

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Future City Lab Series

Future City Lab’s symposium series gathers leading academics, journalists, and activists to discuss the ongoing issues facing New Yorkers and city dwellers at large.

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