Behind-the-Scenes Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Milton Glaser and I [heart] New York

A tribute to celebrated graphic designer Milton Glaser, who created the iconic I [heart] NY logo. A selection of his works were recently added to the Museum’s Ephemera Collection, and several reflect cultural and social movements of the late 20th and early 21st century.
Behind-the-Scenes Monday, February 24, 2020

Looking Back on the 30th Anniversary of New York City History Day

Culminating in a day-long competition held each spring, New York City History Day is a program that brings hundreds of middle and high school students from across the city to the Museum to present original historical research on topics of their choosing. Now marking it's 30th anniversary at the Museum, what is the history of History Day?
Behind-the-Scenes Thursday, April 11, 2019

MCNY on the Road

The Museum of the City of New York has sent many of our exhibitions on the road and across the ocean! And our registrars travel with them every step of the way.
Behind-the-Scenes Thursday, March 21, 2019

Getting Dressed: Gilded Age Tea Dress

In the second episode of Getting Dressed, our behind-the-scenes series in the Museum's costume storage collection, we take a closer look at an opulent tea gown that's absolutely bursting with color and personality.