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New York City Museums of Science, History, Culture & Arts

There is something for everyone in the Big Apple, from a real aircraft carrier museum the Intrepid to the smaller more intimate 19th Century Frick Collection all the way up to the Grand Daddy of all New York museums the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Spend a little time on this section of the site and you can make your next visit a memorable one.

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Visitors Guide to the Museum Mile
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Bronx Museum of the Arts Events
 View a monthly list of Museum sponsored events.

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Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art
 Staten Island museum of Tibetan and Himalayan art and culture.

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Metropolitan Museum of Art 

Museum of Modern Art


Ground Zero Museum Workshop

New York City Museums, Arts and Cultural Choices

Alice Austen House Museum & Garden
American Folk Art Museum
American Museum of Natural History
Asia Society and Museum
Avery Fisher Hall
Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum
Bronx Museum of the Arts
Bronx Zoo/Wildlife Conservation Park
Brooklyn Children's Museum
Brooklyn Museum
Central Park Conservancy
Central Park Zoo
Children's Museum of Manhattan
Children's Museum of the Arts
China Institute Gallery
Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum
Dia Art Foundation
Dyckman Farmhouse Museum
El Museo del Barrio
Fisher Landau Center for Art
Forbes Magazine Galleries
Fraunces Tavern & Museum
Frick Collection
Green-Wood Cemetery
Ground Zero Museum Workshop
Harbor Defense Museum
International Center of Photography
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art
Japan Society Gallery
Jewish Children's Museum
John A. Noble Museum for Maritime History
King Manor Museum
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc.
Louis Armstrong House Museum
Lower East Side Tenement Museum
Maritime Industry Museum at Univ of NY
Merchant's House Museum
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Metropolitan Opera House
Morgan Library & Museum
Morris-Jumel Mansion & Museum
Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden
Museum at Eldridge Street
Museum for African Art

Museum Mile
Museum of Arts and Design
Museum of Biblical Art / American Bible Society
Museum of Chinese in the Americas
Museum of FIT
Museum of Jewish Heritage
Museum of Mathematics
Museum of Modern Art
Museum of Sex
Museum of the City of New York
Museum of the Moving Image
National Academy of Design Museum/School of Fine Arts
National Museum of the American Indian
National September 11 Memorial Museum
Neue Galerie New York
New Museum of Contemporary Art
New York Aquarium
New York City Fire Museum
New York City Opera

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Museum Events-Exhibits

The Bronx Museum of the Arts

1040 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10456
phone: 718-681-6000

First Fridays! Una Noche Española
Friday, September 5, 6 to 10pm

Join us for the dynamic multimedia event Chillida: Combing the Wind and flamenco performance. Composed by Vocal Jazz Professor Judy Niemack, Chillida: Combing the Wind is a multimedia jazz concert celebrating the Peine del Viento (Wind Comb) sculpture by Basque artist Eduardo Chillida. The evening will close with Fiesta Flamenca, a flamenco performance by the Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana dance company.

Free admission and bar (donations suggested)
Location: 2nd Floor North Wing
Bronx Stories: Artful Health
Friday, September 12, 6:30 to 9:00pm

Bronx Stories aims to challenge stereotypes about the Bronx and provide a platform for voices from the community while encouraging deeper engagement with the arts.

For this edition of Bronx Stories, La Bruja will host an evening dedicated to stories about local residents’ experiences with community health issues. Welcoming storytellers, poets, and musicians, the event culminates with an open-mic portion during which audience members perform their own short stories, poems, or songs.

Featuring: Aaron Spazecraft, Rhina Valentin, George Zavala
Hosted by Caridad de la Luz “La Bruja”

Free admission and bar (donations suggested)
1040 Lounge featuring artist Alexandre Arrechea and architect Galia Solomonoff.
Hosted by Bronx Museum Executive Director Holly Block
Monday, September 29, 6:30pm to 9:00pm

Cuban artist Alexandre Arrechea and architect Galia Solomonoff meet in the SuperPuesto with Beyond the Supersquare exhibition co-curator Holly Block for a lively discussion on art and architecture.

Interested in the intersection between art and society, Arrechea’s artistic practice merges architecture, design, and sculpture in unexpected, often humorous ways. Argentinean-born Galia Solomonoff is the founder and Creative Director of Solomonoff Architecture Studio. Solomonoff advised Terence Gower on the SuperPuesto, a temporary pavilion commissioned by The Bronx Museum of the Arts in collaboration with the Andrew Freedman Home for Beyond the Supersquare.

Beyond the Supersquare is the first U.S. museum exhibition to examine the complicated legacies of modernist architecture in Latin America and the Caribbean through the perspectives of 30 contemporary artists. With the goal of providing an immersive space for visitors to experience the exhibition’s artistic and architectural themes, SuperPuesto also serves as an annex for educational and public programs related to Beyond the Supersquare.

Free admission and bar (donations suggested)
Location: SuperPuesto, Andrew Freedman Home Garden, 1125 Grand Concourse between 166th and McClellan Streets, Bronx (across the Grand Concourse from The Bronx Museum of the Arts)

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The Bronx Trolley - Readings & Conversations
Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 5:30 to 7:30pm

Readings & Conversations
Hop off The Bronx Trolley at the Bronx Museum and hear Lonnie Harrington discuss his book Both Sides of the Water: Essays on African-Native American Interactions. Situating cross-cultural interactions in their historical, social, and political contexts, Both Sides of the Water examines the relationship between indigenous people of the Western Hemisphere and people of African descent.

Free admission and bar (donations suggested)
Location: North Wing Lobby
First Fridays! Urban Evolution
Friday, October 3, 2014, 6:00pm to 10:00pm

Urban Evolution lives again! Bronx Museum Community Advisory Council member MiRi Park, aka b-girl Seoulsonyk, brings the ultimate loft performance party to the Bronx. Born 12 years ago in SoHo, Urban Evolution welcomes contemporary dancers, hoofers, b-girls, and New York Hustlers, and will showcase a variety of dance styles with something for everyone to enjoy. Produced in collaboration with the Bronx Museum Community Advisory Council.

DJ: Ron Paizley
Performances by:
Michelle Dorrance + Ephrat Asherie
Darrin Wright
Nia Love
Cebo & Next Generation
Sal Rentas and NY Hustle dancers

Free admission and bar (donations suggested)
Location: Lower Gallery
Family Affair: Art in the Marketplace
Saturday, October 4, 2014, 1:00 to 4:00pm

Family Affairs
What is the marketplace? Is it more than just a place to buy and sell goods? Explore the role of art in the marketplace by creating artwork inspired by Terence Gower’s Superpuesto, a temporary pavilion commissioned by the Bronx Museum of the Arts in collaboration with the Andrew Freedman Home for Beyond the Supersquare.

Come join us for an afternoon filled with activities for the entire family! Free for children 12 and under with parent(s) or guardian. Pre-register to skip the line!

¡Arte en el Mercado!
¿Qué es el mercado? ¿Es más que un lugar para comprar y vender cosas? Explore cual es el papel del arte en el mercado mediante la creación de obras de arte inspiradas por Superpuesto de Terence Gower, un pabellón temporal comisionado por el Museo de Arte del Bronx, en colaboración con el Andrew Freedman Home para Beyond the SuperSquare.

Disfrute de una tarde llena de actividades artísticas para la familia. Gratis para niños menores de 12 años que vayan acompañados por un adulto.
Pre-registro para evitar filas:
Open House New York
Saturday, October 11 and Sunday, October 12, 2:00pm tour each day

For Open House New York, a Bronx Museum Artist Educator will also offer guests a short tour of our Beyond the Supersquare exhibition, which explores the indelible influence of Latin American and Caribbean modernist architecture on contemporary art; our award-winning 16,000 sq. ft. North Wing designed by Arquitectonica; and SuperPuesto, a temporary pavilion by Terence Gower commissioned by The Bronx Museum of the Arts in collaboration with the Andrew Freedman Home for Beyond the Supersquare.

Free admission
Fall Senior Luncheon
Wednesday, October 15, 11:00 am to 3:00 pm

The Bronx Museum of the Arts cordially invites guests 55 and older to the Fall Senior Luncheon. Join us for a delightful afternoon with free tours of the Museum’s exhibitions, live entertainment, and lunch with friends, all free of charge.

This event is free but space is very limited, so please RSVP with Miriam D. Tabb by October 1 at 718-681-6000, ext. 135 or You must leave your phone number with your RSVP.

Free admission
Location: Lower Gallery
Other Bronx Museum of the Arts Events

Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

338 Lighthouse Avenue
Staten Island, NY

Contact: Meg Ventrudo, Executive Director, email:, Ph:718-987-3500

The Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art was founded in 1947 to preserve and exhibit the art and culture of Tibet and the Himalayas. The Museum is located at 338 Lighthouse Avenue, Staten Island, NY and is open Wednesday - Sunday from 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM. From the Staten Island Ferry, take the S74 bus to Lighthouse Avenue. The Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art is pleased to offer the following public programs during the month of October.

Saturday, October 11th - Sunday October 12th: Join us for Open House NY
There will be guided tours of the site at 2:00 PM and 3:00 PM. Admission is free.
Sunday, October 12th, 2:00 PM, Film Screening, The Last Horse Caravan
from the KBS America Documentary Series, Asian Corridor in Heaven.
Sunday, October 19th, 2:00 PM, Film Screening, Summer Pasture
This film offers an intimate glimpse into the life of a young nomad couple and their infant daughter who navigate a world that is rapidly changing from their traditional nomadic way of life.
Sunday, October 19th, 4:00 PM. Concert, Tibetan Ritual Music of the Long Horns and Oboe
Join us for a performance by Tibetan musicians Chime Dorjee and Dhondup Namgyal Khoro who will play the Tibetan long horn ordung-chen. Chime Dorjee was one of the main sacred professional dancers at the Palpung Monastery in Kham Derghe, eastern Tibet, and Dhondup Namgyal Khoro is a Tibetan oboist who performed on the sound track of Martin Scorcese's film, Kundun about the life of His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
Saturday, October 25th, 7:30 PM, Fundraiser: Jacques Marchais Third Annual Halloween Haunt.
Please join us for this gala event featuring hors d'ouevres, open bar (21 and over please), costume contest, and fortune teller. Tickets are $85 per person and may be purchased here.
Sunday, October 26th, 2:00 PM, Film Screening, The Last Horse Caravan
from the KBS America Documentary Series, Asian Corridor in Heaven.
All Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art Events
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Featured NYC Museum

Ground Zero Museum Workshop ToursGround Zero Museum Workshop
Images & Artifacts from the Recovery
by Gary Marlon Suson, the Official
Photographer at Ground Zero
"RARE PHOTOS" - The New York Times
Open Monday-Sunday; Daily Tours
420 West 14th Street, Floor 2
New York City, New York 10014
Tickets: Call Zerve (212) 209-3370
The museum features stunning images, artifacts and video from the Recovery at Ground Zero.

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