Weekends @ MCNY

Three musicians wearing all white sitting on chairs playing latin drums. Women dancing in front of musicians.Artist Manny Vega in blue suit with shaker instrument.

Join us for a whole new way of experiencing programs at MCNY! From artist workshops to live jazz, swing dance lessons, family activities, student workshops, and fun for all ages— there's something for everyone here. Explore our engaging exhibitions and discover online experiences that dive into the history and culture of the city we love.

What To Do: Explore our program series

  • Up Close with Manny VegaInteract! Engage! Learn! Exhibiting artist Manny Vega will be on site to lead workshops, interactive art-making activities, and live art demonstrations. This includes Family Workshops, and activities during school break.
  • Uptown Jazz with Dandy WellingtonThis monthly pop-up performance features bandleader and entertainer Dandy Wellington and his seven-piece jazz band. Between sets, get moving with mini swing dance lessons and demonstrations by special guest artists. 
  • NYC Discovery Lab Join us on Saturdays starting March 9 for free hands-on activities for all ages inspired by our collections, exhibitions, and the city we love. Project themes will change monthly. For more family-friendly fun, pick up an activity guide or scavenger hunt, available in select galleries. 

Tell us that you'll be there! See individual series below. 

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