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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

Friday, August 1 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm
First Fridays! Africanísimo 8!

Grab a blanket and join us for a free, outdoor screening of the film Felix. Produced in collaboration with the African Film Festival. Special performance by The Buyu Ambroise's Quintet and music by DJ Asho.
Called a South African equivalent of Billy Elliott, the award-winning film Felix tells the story of 14-year-old Felix Xaba, who dreams of becoming a saxophonist like his late father.
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
Free admission

Sundays, August 3, 10 and 17 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Boogie on the Boulevard: Summer Sundays

Grand Concourse between 165th and 167th Streets
Celebrate the Bronx's 100th anniversary with three pedestrian Sundays on the Grand Concourse between 165th and 167th Streets. The center lanes will be closed to cars and transformed into a dynamic public space for pedestrians to enjoy free music and activities hosted by artists and local cultural, civic, and health organizations.
Rain or shine

Wednesday, August 6 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
The Bronx Trolley: Readings & Conversations

Hop off The Bronx Trolley at the Bronx Museum and hear writer and photographer Yoav Litvin discuss his new book Outdoor Gallery: New York City, a book featuring work by 46 artists working on the streets of New York City. Yoav Litvin will be joined by Alice Mizrachi, teacher, artist, and contributor to Outdoor Gallery, who will be live painting during the event.
Free admission and bar (donations suggested)

Saturday, August 9 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
Walking Tour with Sam Goodman
Bronx native Sam Goodman, an urban planner in the Office of the Bronx Borough President, will lead a tour of the Grand Concourse, the borough's major thoroughfare on which the Bronx Museum is located. While visiting key sites, Goodman will provide a brief history of the Grand Concourse and discuss the health issues that have impacted its neighborhoods and communities.
Free event
Location: Meet at 11am in the North Wing Lobby of the Bronx Museum

Friday, August 15 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
1040 Lounge: Panel with FLOW.14 Artists
Join us for a dynamic talk with artists from FLOW.14. Each year, The Randall’s Island Park Alliance, the Bronx Museum, and Made Event present FLOW, an annual summer art exhibition along the shoreline at Randall’s Island Park in New York City. Join us at the Bronx Museum to hear FLOW.14 artists Jessica Sanders, Rob Raphael, Dean Monogenis, and Kant Smith discuss their work. Presented by the Bronx Museum Community Advisory Council.
Free admission and bar (donations suggested)

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Images & Artifacts from the Recovery
by Gary Marlon Suson, the Official
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"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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