Poetry as Pedagogy: An Educator Workshop Series

This workshop series engages poetry as both a practice and a tool for education, framing poetry as a way of teaching history and social studies and as an entry point to New York City cultural and social movements.

NYC Discovery Lab

Learn about our new series of weekly drop-in hands-on activities for all ages. Join us every Saturday & Sunday from 11am–3pm starting March 2, 2024, and explore a new theme each month!

Uptown Jazz with Dandy Wellington

Join us for Uptown Jazz with Dandy Wellington, a monthly pop-up performance featuring bandleader and entertainer Dandy Wellington and his seven-piece jazz band.

Up Close with Manny Vega

Up Close with Manny Vega invites audiences of all ages to interact, engage, and learn with the Museum's artist in residence, Manny Vega!

Art in the City

The Museum of the City of New York invites children ages 5-12 to our hands-on art making series, Art in the City. These sessions are inspire by the range of materials used by artists in our centennial show, This is New York: 100 Years of the City in Art and Pop Culture.

Spring Break! MCNY x The Giant Room

For Spring Break, MCNY partners with The Giant Room to bring drop-in STEAM activity stations on Monday April 10, Tuesday April 11, and Wednesday April 12 from 11am – 2pm each day!

Storytime @ MCNY

A new weekly series to spark the imagination of the smallest New Yorkers, plus their parents and caretakers.

Black History Month @ MCNY

Celebrate Black History Month at the Museum of the City of New York! We’ll be hosting a live jazz performance, dance workshop, film screening, and programming for both educators and students.  

Hidden Voices of NYC- Virtual Workshops (Grades 3-5)

Each month, learn about three New Yorkers whose stories have too often been “hidden” from the traditional historical record, but whose lives and legacies shaped and continue to shape our collective history and identity in the city.