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New York in 27 Buildings

at Museum of the City of New York - Public - East Harlem 1220 5th Ave , New York, New York 10029

Can the bricks, glass, wood, and mortar of our city's most emblematic buildings reveal how and why New York City has become the modern global metropolis we know today? To celebrate the launch of his latest book, A History of New York in 27 Buildings: The 400-Year Untold Story of an American Metropolis, former New York Times urban affairs correspondent...

Monday Oct 21st, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

First Generation Off the Reservation

at Museum of the City of New York - Public - East Harlem 1220 5th Ave , New York, New York 10029

"First Generation Off the Reservation": A Conversation with Muriel Miguel and Louis Mofsie Join artists Muriel Miguel and Louis Mofsie for a conversation about growing up in the 1940s and '50s as “first generation” Native New Yorkers born and raised in Brooklyn, not on a reservation. As teenagers, Mofsie and Miguel formed the Little Eagles,...

Tuesday Nov 5th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Year of Upheaval: 1919 and Its Legacies

at Museum of the City of New York - Public - East Harlem 1220 5th Ave , New York, New York 10029

The year 1919 witnessed some of the most violent and far-reaching developments in modern U.S. history. A massive wave of labor strikes mobilized a quarter of all American workers that spring, but signalled an end to union gains for at least the next decade. At the same time, a string of bloody race riots involving black veterans,...

Thursday Nov 7th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

The Megaprojects that Transformed New York

at Museum of the City of New York - Public - East Harlem 1220 5th Ave , New York, New York 10029

As a new generation of "Master Builders" transform our city at a breakneck pace, we take stock of the megaprojects that have shaped New York, from Rockefeller Center and Roosevelt Island to the newly-minted Hudson Yards. Distinguished urban historians Dr. Lizabeth Cohen, Daniel Okrent, and Dr. Samuel Zipp join urban planner Regina Myer to consider...

Wednesday Nov 20th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Vibe of the Village Festival: MCNY After Hours

at Museum of the City of New York - Public - East Harlem 1220 5th Ave , New York, New York 10029

Experience the vibes of the Village uptown. Enjoy music and live performances evoking New York's downtown and alternative music scene in its heyday, imbibe cocktails, and join us for guided tours of our Voice of the Village exhibition.

Friday Nov 22nd, 6pm - 9pm

Capturing the Vibe: Photojournalists & The Voice

at Museum of the City of New York - Public - East Harlem 1220 5th Ave , New York, New York 10029

Former Village Voice photojournalists Amy Arbus, James Hamilton, Sylvia Plachy, and Harvey Wang consider how the alternative weekly provided a window into a wide range of generation-defining moments -- from the glitzy world of downtown celebs to politics, protests, and current events. Moderated by longtime ...

Saturday Nov 23rd, 1pm - 2:30pm

New York's Magic Mirror: Writers & The Voice

at Museum of the City of New York - Public - East Harlem 1220 5th Ave , New York, New York 10029

During its heyday in the 1960s and '70s and into the decades beyond, the writers of The Village Voice both chronicled and helped define the city's ever-evolving downtown scene. In this lively, wide-ranging conversation, acclaimed former Voice journalists Susan Brownmiller, Richard Goldstein, Greg Tate, and Guy Trebay share their experiences covering...

Saturday Nov 23rd, 3pm - 4:30pm

Voices of the Village with David Amram & Friends

at Museum of the City of New York - Public - East Harlem 1220 5th Ave , New York, New York 10029

Composer, conductor, and musician David Amram leads an intimate evening of songs, stories, and readings that celebrate the creative and collaborative spirit of the Village in the late 1950s through the '70s. A fascinating and humorous raconteur who experienced the neighborhood firsthand during this time, Amram will bring to life the essence of this...

Saturday Nov 23rd, 8pm - 10:30pm

Who Are the People in Your Neighborhood?

at Museum of the City of New York - Public - East Harlem 1220 5th Ave , New York, New York 10029

"Who Are the People in Your Neighborhood?" NYC According to the Census Every ten years the Census provides a unparalleled opportunity to observe the changes in the population living in the hundreds of neighborhoods that comprise New York City.  In this panel discussion, we zoom in on the most significant population shifts as indicated by recent...

Tuesday Dec 3rd, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

The Data We Don't See

at Museum of the City of New York - Public - East Harlem 1220 5th Ave , New York, New York 10029

Today, data are everywhere. But what do data really mean, and how can we extract real value from them in our daily lives?  In this illustrated talk, information designer Giorgia Lupi will discuss our new data reality and “data humanism,” her unique philosophy for understanding and working with data. Surveying her diverse work over the last...

Thursday Feb 13th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

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NYC Tots: Fall Class Series

at Museum of the City of New York - Public - East Harlem 1220 5th Ave , New York, New York 10029

Register for six sessions that focus on exploration and discovery of fall in New York through song, play, and hands-on activities. Learn to look closely and imaginatively with guided gallery visits to the Museum’s many exhibitions, including New York at Its Core. Participants will learn about our city and create special art projects inspired...

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$180

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The Extraordinary in the Ordinary

at Museum of the City of New York - Public - East Harlem 1220 5th Ave , New York, New York 10029

The Extraordinary in the Ordinary with Roz Chast & Neil Goldberg Acclaimed cartoonist Roz Chast and visual and performance artist Neil Goldberg reflect on finding humor, absurdity, and beauty in everyday moments – particularly through the eyes of New Yorkers. Brooklyn-born Chast has chronicled the anxieties, pleasures, and...

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$40

Meet the Curators: Rebecca Hayes Jacobs

at Museum of the City of New York - Public - East Harlem 1220 5th Ave , New York, New York 10029

Full Course Name: Meet the Curators: Rebecca Hayes Jacobs, PhD, Andrew W. Mellon Post-Doctoral Curatorial Fellow As part of the new Meet the Curators Meet the Curators tour series, join Dr. Rebecca Hayes Jacobs as she guides you through Urban Indian: Native New York Now, the exhibition that she co-curated with Jason Lujan. Explore the flourishing...

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$30

Meet the Curators: Sean Corcoran

at Museum of the City of New York - Public - East Harlem 1220 5th Ave , New York, New York 10029

Meet the Curators: Sean Corcoran, Curator of Prints and Photographs As part of the new “Meet the Curators” tour series, join Sean Corcoran, Curator of Prints and Photographs, as he guides you through Interior Lives: Contemporary Photographs of Chinese New Yorkers. As you stroll through the gallery, Corcoran will discuss the three featured photographers—Thomas...

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$35

Bourbon Chai & Sweet Potato Pie

at Museum of the City of New York - Public - East Harlem 1220 5th Ave , New York, New York 10029

Known as the “Harlem Pie Man,” Clinton Shabazz has been living in Harlem for 40 years and baking and selling pies for 28 of them, first from a folding table on the street, then a bakery, and now even at Whole Foods. What happens when we pair Shabazz’s sweet potato pie, a Southern soul food classic, together with a newer addition to the American...

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$20
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