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Press Mentions for Past Exhibitions

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PHANTOM Fashion 30 (October 31 - November 30, 2018)

  • "30 Fashion Brands Have Redesigned the Phantom of the Opera Mask for Charity" (October 15, 2018) Vogue
  • "30 Designers Unite to Transform the Iconic Mask of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA" (October 15, 2018) Broadway World
  • "30 Designers Create Gorgeous Phantom of the Opera Masks to Benefit BC/EFA" (October 15, 2018) Broadway.com
  • "30 Masks Inspired by The Phantom of the Opera Will Be Auctioned to Benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS" (October 15, 2018) Playbill
  • "The Phantom of the Opera Marks 30th Anniversary With Redesigns for its Iconic Mask" (October 15, 2018) Theatermania.com
  • "Photo Coverage: The Stars Arrive at the PHANTOM FASHION 30 Event" (October 31, 2018) Broadway World
  • "See 30 Designer Masks Created to Honor Phantom of the Opera's 30th Anniversary on Broadway" (October 31, 2018) Playbill

Elegance in the Sky: The Architecture of Rosario Candela (May 17 - October 28, 2018)

  • "Rosario Candela, the Man Behind New York City’s Most Desirable Addresses" (May 15, 2018) Architectural Digest
  • "Meet the Mastermind of the World's Most Valuable Apartments" (May 14, 2018) Architectural Digest
  • "Rosario Candela Show ‘Elegance in the Sky’ Opens in New York" (May 17, 2018) Architectural Record
  • ”Rosario Candela and the invention of high-rise luxury” (May 17, 2018) Curbed
  • Candela’s Creations” (May/June 2018) CTC&G
  • "Elegance In The Sky Exhibition at MCNY Looks at the Influential NYC Architecture of Rosario Candela" (May 21, 2018) Untapped Cities
  • "How an immigrant with $20 to his name redefined the NYC luxury apartment" (May 22, 2018) New York Post
  • "The man who built New York's luxury apartments: Inside the decadent homes created by Rosario Candela - the renowned architect of choice for the rich and famous" (May 25, 2018) Daily Mail
  • "‘Elegance in the Sky: The Architecture of Rosario Candela’ Review: King of Apartments" (May 29, 2018) The Wall Street Journal
  • "Inside The Apartments Of Rosario Candela, The Man Who Built Luxury Living Into NYC's Skyline" (May 23, 2018) Gothamist
  • "Meet the Man Who Defined Manhattan Luxury Real Estate" (June 3, 2018) 1stdibs
  • "Rosario Candela: Architectural Entrepreneur of Elegance" (June 5, 2018) Epoch Times
  • "Gold Coast grandeur" (June 22, 2018) Our Town
  • "A new exhibit explores the work of Rosario Candela, architect to New York’s Jazz Age stars" (June 6, 2018) The Architects Newspaper

King in New York (January 13 - June 24, 2018)

  • "What Martin Luther King Jr. Meant to New York" (January 11, 2018) The New York Times
  • "MLK’s experiences in NYC on display in new exhibit at Museum of the City of New York" (January 11, 2018) AM New York
  • "MLK’s surprising connections to NYC" (January 12, 2018) New York Post
  • "Beyond Civil Rights: Martin Luther King Jr. in New York City" (January 11, 2018) Metro NY
  • "Historic photos document Martin Luther King Jr.’s connection to NYC" (January 12, 2018) 6sqft
  • "Exploring Martin Luther King’s Connection to New York City" (January 14, 2018) Daily Beast
  • "Exploring Martin Luther King's Legacy in New York City" (January 14, 2018) Atlantic CityLab
  • "Exhibit showcases Martin Luther King Jr.'s ties to New York" (March 28, 2018) Fox 5 NY
  • "DR. KING’S NEW YORK" (April 5, 2018) Thirteen
  • "The More Radical MLK Came of Age in New York" (April 4, 2018) Village Voice
  • "Exhibit Showcases Martin Luther King Jr.’s Ties to New York" (March 28, 2018) Fox 5 NY
  • "NYC Remembers Impact of Martin Luther King Jr." (April 3, 2018) NBC New York
  • "MLK’s experiences in NYC on display in new exhibit at Museum of the City of New York" (January 12, 2018) Newsday

New York on Ice: Skating in the City (December 20, 2017 - April 15, 2018)

  • "Where Winter’s Silver Skates Warmed the Soul" (December 21, 2017) The New York Times
  • "New exhibit looks into the history of ice skating in NYC" (December 19, 2017) Time Out New York
  • "Ice Skating in New York Has Always Been Magical" (December 20, 2017) Atlas Obscura
  • "See how ice skating became a beloved NYC pastime in new exhibit" (December 22, 2017) Curbed
  • "Explore The History of NYC Ice-Skating at the Museum of the City of New York" (December 19, 2017) Untapped Cities
  • "Howard Hughes’ Proposed Temporary Winter Rooftop For Pier 17 Receives LPC Approval" (September 19, 2018) New York Yimby

Mod New York: Fashion Takes a Trip (November 22, 2017 - April 1, 2018)

  • "When ‘Fashion Takes a Trip,’ Jewelry Comes Along" (November 21, 2017) The New York Times
  • "The Radical Fashion Behind a Social Movement" (November 12, 2017) The Cut
  • "How the Fashions of the 1960s Reflected Social Change" (November 21, 2017) TIME
  • "Sixties Psychedelia Returns With A New Fashion Exhibit at The Museum of the City of New York" (November 22, 2017) Women's Wear Daily
  • "Mod NY" (January 16, 2018) Fox 5 NY

Art in the Open: Fifty Years of Public Art in New York (November 10, 2017 - September 23, 2018)

  • "The New Season of Art: Listings for the Fall Season and Beyond" (September 8, 2017) The New York Times
  • "A joyous ode to outdoor creativity in New York" (January 4, 2018) Financial Times
  • "Inside NYC’s most explosive public-art controversies" (November 9, 2017) New York Post
  • "Here's What New York Can Teach Every City About Worthy Public Art" (November 17, 2017) Forbes
  • "How public art helped to shape New York" (November 21, 2017) The Economist
  • "To Mark 50 Years of Public Art in New York, See the 5 Most Controversial Works to Shock the Big Apple" (November 28, 2017) Artnet 

Beyond Suffrage: A Century of New York Women in Politics (October 11, 2017 - August 5, 2018)

  • "Stand up and be counted: New York remembers its radical past" (November 10, 2017) The Guardian 
  • "The New Season of Art: Listings for the Fall Season and Beyond" (September 8, 2017) The New York Times 
  • "From Suffrage to The Women’s March, A New York Exhibition Celebrates 100 Years of Women in Politics" (October 26, 2017) Artnet News 
  • "Your Concise New York Art Guide for Fall 2017" (September 19, 2017) Hyperallergics 
  • "The Cut – Revisiting 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage in New York" (October 13, 2017) The Cut 
  • "A new museum exhibit explores women’s political history in NYC" (October 13, 2017) Time Out New York 
  • ”’Beyond Suffrage’ Exhibit Presents 100 Years of Women’s Political Activism" (October 12, 2017) AM New York 
  • ”Muestra conmemora centenario voto femenino en NY " (October 5, 2017) ANSA Latina 
  • ”Votes For Women: Celebrating New York’s Suffrage Centennial" (October 31, 2017) Antiques and the Arts Weekly 
  • ”Exhibition celebrates centennial of woman suffrage in New York" (October 4, 2017) artdaily.org 
  • ”Must See Exhibition on Women in Politics Comes to New York" (October 26, 2017) Art Kompetes 
  • ”Beyond Suffrage. A Century of New York Women in Politics" (October 3, 2017) Art Rabbit 
  • ”Signs of the Times: Museums Are Collecting Protest Posters From the 2018 Women’s March" (January 22, 2017) Artnet News 
  • ”Social Calendar" (January19, 2017) Avenue Magazine 
  • ”’Beyond Suffrage’: The Journey Of Women Activists From Suffrage To The Resistance" (October 19, 2017) Bust Magazine 
  • ”The Long Road After the March" (January 26, 2018) Chelsea News 
  • ”This edition: In The Halls of Power: Women and the Future of NY Politics" (December 12, 2017) CUNY TV 
  • ”Museums are gradually practicing the art of embracing women’s stories" (February 1, 2018) Document Journal 
  • ”Celebran los 100 años del sufragio de la mujer en Estados Unidos" (November 5, 2017) EFE via Metro PR 
  • ”Exhibition Review: Beyond Suffrage" (February 10, 2018) Girl Museum 
  • ”Beyond Suffrage: A Century of New York Women in Politics" (October 3, 2017) Harlem One Stop 
  • ”Marching for Justice: 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage Movement" (February 9, 2018) History News Network 
  • ”Beyond Suffrage, A Century of New York Women In Politics- MCNY’s Newest Exhibition" (October 3, 2017) New Yorkled 
  • ”Top exhibits at New York City museums this fall" (November 7, 2017) Newsday 
  • ”Beyond Suffrage and Lt. Gov Kathy Hochul in New York" (November 18, 2017) Shukan New York Seikatsu 
  • ”NYC Must See Exhibit: Women’s Political Activism" (October 19, 2017) NYC on the Cheap 
  • ”Beyond Suffrage: A Century of Women in New York Politics" NYC Go 
  • ”100 Years of Women’s Political Activism in One Exhibit" (October 12, 2017) OIA News 
  • ”The long road after the march" (January 25, 2018) Our Town 
  • ”Exhibición conmemora primer centenario derecho al voto de la mujer en N.York" (November 5, 2017) San Diego Tribune 
  • ”Discover 100 Years of NYC Women In Politics in This New Exhibition" (October 19, 2017) Secret NYC 
  • ”Highlights from the Week that was Jan 21st- Jan 28th, 2018" (January 29, 2018) Smithsonian Torch 
  • ”This Museum Exhibit Celebrates A Century of Women in Politics " (October 17, 2017) Spoiled NYC 
  • ”El primer centenario del voto de la mujer en Nueva York y la exhibición que lo recuerda" (November 6, 2017) Univision 
  • ”Museum of the City of New York Celebrates A Century of Women in Politics in NYC and Beyond " (October 9, 2017) Untapped Cities 
  • ”’Beyond Suffrage: A Century of New York Women in Politics’ at Museum of the City of New York" (November 10, 2017) Viewing NYC 
  • ”Women’s Suffrage – Celebrating the Centennial" (October 10, 2017) WAG Magazine 
  • ”Remembering New York Suffragettes Who Marched 100 Years Ago" (November 6, 2017) WNYC 
  • ”New exhibit details a century of NY women in politics" (January 23, 2018) WPIX11 

New York Silver, Then and Now (June 28, 2017 - July 1, 2018)

  • "‘New York Silver, Then And Now’ At Museum Of City Of New York" (January 11, 2018) Antiques and the Arts
  • "Exhibition explores silver as an artistic medium through the centuries" (June 27, 2017) Artdaily.org
  • "A Dialogue In New York Silver: Then And Now" (January 26, 2018) InCollect

AIDS at Home: Art and Everyday Activism (May 23 - October 22, 2017)

  • "What Does It Mean to Remember AIDS?" (November 30, 2017) The Nation

Gay Gotham: Art and Underground Culture in New York (October 7, 2016 - March 26, 2017)

  • "The Museum of the City of New York to Examine a Gay Underground" (June 23, 2016) The New York Times
  • "Art, Sex, and Pride: The Secret Gay History of New York" (October 6, 2016) The Daily Beast

From Teaspoons to Titanic: Recent Acquisitions (August 4 - December 18, 2016)

  • "One Titanic Survivor Goes on View: A Deck Chair" (August 18, 2016) The New York Times
  • "On View: ‘From Teaspoons to Titanic: Recent Acquisitions’ at Museum of the City of New York" (August 18, 2016) NewYork.com

In the South Bronx of America: Photographs by Mel Rosenthal (May 7, 2016 - January 8, 2017)

  • "Mel Rosenthal’s South Bronx Activism and Engagement" (May 25, 2016) The New York Times 
  • "The South Bronx: More Than Just Poverty and Ruin" (October 26, 2016) Newsweek
  • "In the South Bronx of America: Photographs by Mel Rosenthal, 1976-82" (October 16, 2016) The New Yorker

Gilded New York (November 13, 2013 - May 29, 2017)

  • "How the Original 1 Percent Showed Off: 'Gilded New York' and 'Beauty's Legacy,' Two Lifestyle Shows" (November 21, 2013) The New York Times
  • "New Book, Gilded New York Coincides with MCNY Exhibit" (November 12, 2013) WWD
  • "Gilded Gotham" (November 12, 2013) Gotham Magazine
  • "Jewelers of New York in the Gilded Age" (February 1, 2016) Antiques & Fine Art Magazine

 

     

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