City Arts Monday, May 6, 2019

Another Side to Coney Island: Hattie Mckeever and Her Waxworks

The museum’s LOOK Magazine collection is full of fascinating photographs of midcentury New York and the people who lived and spent time in it. Some were well-known at the time and remain household names; others were living quieter lives, although often no less interesting.
City Arts Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Baseball on Stage

Baseball season is here! As fans prepare themselves for 162 games of ebullient triumph or searing disappointment, let us take a moment to revisit America’s pastime in a different arena, the Broadway stage.
City Arts Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Shakespeare! The Musical!

The Museum’s Theater Collection curator takes a look at three 20th-century musicals that were inspired by the immortal Bard's works.
City Arts Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Now Playing! George M. Cohan

Last year, the Museum announced a new project to digitize, catalog, and make available the scripts, scores, and sheet music of George M. Cohan. The Museum is excited to announce that the first group of material is now available online. Check it out!
City Arts Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Happy 75th Birthday, Oklahoma!

Oh, what a beautiful opening night for Oklahoma!, the first musical from composer-lyrist team Rodgers & Hammerstein. To celebrate its 75th birthday, we delve into the history of the legendary musical with objects from our Theater Collection.