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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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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

Wednesday, July 2
5:30pm to 7:30pm
The Bronx Trolley - Readings & Conversations
Hop off the Bronx Trolley at the Bronx Museum. Gary Johnston will discuss his book Tears of Answered Prayer. Written over two years, Tears is the story of how love is lost when pride and ego get in the way.
Free admission and bar (donations suggested)

Friday, July 11
6:00pm to 10:00pm
First Fridays! Outdoor Film Screening in Collaboration with the African Film Festival
Grab a blanket and join us for a free, outdoor screening of the film They Are We. Produced in collaboration with the African Film Festival and Asho Productions, as part of the UN Remembrance program of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade. They Are We chronicles a group of Afro-Cubans visiting their ancestral village in Sierra Leone. Special performance by The Miguelo Valdés Project. Music by DJ Asho.
Location: Joyce Kilmer Park, Grand Concourse between E 161 Street and E 164 Street
Rain Location: The Bronx Museum of the Arts, 2nd floor North Wing

Saturday, July 12
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Family Affair: WE BUILD THIS CITY!
What's your favorite building in the Bronx? Create your own artwork inspired by Bronx architecture and the Museum’s current exhibitions Beyond the Supersquare and Shyu Ruey-Shiann: One Kind of Behavior. Enjoy an afternoon filled with art-making activities for the family, with special guest workshops with artists Shyu Ruey-Shiann and James Rojas. Free for children 12 and under with parent(s) or guardian.
Free for children 12 and under with parent(s) or guardian. Pre-register at
Free admission

Friday, July 18
6:30pm to 9:00pm
1040 Lounge — Celebrating and Promoting the Arts in the Bronx
Join us for a lively interview and Q&A with artist Shyu Ruey-Shiann, whose outdoor installation One Kind of Behavior is currently on view at the Bronx Museum.
Presented by the Bronx Museum Community Advisory Council.
Free admission and bar (donations suggested)

Friday, July 25
6:30pm to 9:00pm
Bronx Stories: (Im)migrant Experiences from the Bronx and the Lower East Side
Situated in neighborhoods that have historically been, and continue to be, home to many newcomers to New York, City Lore and The Bronx Museum of the Arts have come together to celebrate their immigrant communities with a special edition of Bronx Stories. The Bronx Museum will present the second of a two-part collaborative series that hosts storytellers, poets, and musicians performing works inspired by their (im)migrant experiences and the exhibition currently on view. The event will culminate with an open-mic segment. Featuring poet Dr. Annency Baez, storyteller Donna Bailey, hip hop artist Intikana, and hosted by comedian Bill Santiago.
Free admission and bar (donations suggested)

Sunday, July 27
2pm to 4pm
Bronx Lab – Boxing Tales
Curated by Gabriele Tinti & Joe de Guardia
Fighters Joshua Clottey, Iran Barkley, Luis Resto, Aaron Davis, and Louis del Valle will share their relationship to the borough through the perspective of their boxing practice. Poet Gabriele Tinti will present his epic songs about boxing and present a screening of a poetry film by Michele Civetta of Quintessence Film.
Free admission

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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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