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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Featured NYC Museums

Metropolitan Museum of Art 

Museum of Modern Art


Whitney Museum of American Art

Current Events: Bronx Museum of the Arts | Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

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
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The Morgan Library & Museum Official Website

29 East 36th Street, New York, NY 10016
Phone: (212) 685-0008


The Bronx Museum of the Arts Official Website

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

Events - July - August 2016 Bronx Museum Calendar


China Institute Exhibition Official Website

125 East 65th St, New York, NY 10065
Phone: 212-744-8181

2016 Events

Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art Official Website

338 Lighthouse Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10306
Phone: 718-987-3500

The Museum is open every Wednesday – Sunday from 1:00 – 5:00 PM. Our upcoming events include:

The Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art will celebrate the 70th Anniversary of its incorporation with a Gala event on Friday, September 25th, 2015 at the Excelsior Grand, 2380 Hylan Blvd, Staten Island. The event will honor Beverly Garcia-Anderson, Immediate Past President of the Board of Trustees and the Staten Island Foundation. Tickets are $150 per person and can be purchased by calling 718-987-3500. The event will include dinner, cocktails, music, dancing, and raffles. The dress is Black-tie optional.

All film screenings are free with regular Museum admission of $6 Adults/ $4 Students and Seniors. We are pleased to continue the Saturday morning meditation classes each Saturday at 11:30 AM. For additional information, please visit our website. The fee for the class is $12/$10 for members. See complete events calendar.

2016 Events: See Events Calendar.

Labor Day Weekend Hours: The Museum will be open Labor Day Weekend from 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM on both Saturday and Sunday. There will be meditation class on Saturday morning at 11:30 AM. There will be no tai chi. Due to the Richmond County Fair, the S74 bus will not stop at Lighthouse Avenue. Visitors taking public transportation will have to take the bus to Wilder Avenue and then walk down Richmond Road to Lighthouse Avenue.
Sunday, September 11th, Film Screening: Mystery Monkeys of Shangri La, a production of Wild China Films, Mark Fletcher Productions Ltd., and THIRTEEN Productions, LLC for WNET. This spectacular film is the true story of a family of Yunnan snub-nosed monkeys living in the highest forests in the world. This is a unique monkey society, formed in response to the hardships of the Himalayas and their survival depends not just upon strong defensive strategies but upon the cooperation and interdependence of them all. [PBS Nature Description]
Saturday, September 16th, 2:00 PM, Freed from the Vault.
Have you ever wondered what is in the Museum's vaults? Join us on Saturday, September 16th for a special presentation on one of our rarely seen collection items. Museum Assistant Alison Baldassano will lead the presentation.
Public Programs at the Tibetan Museum are sponsored, in part, with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and the support of Councilmembers Debi Rose, Steven Matteo, and Joseph Borelli. Additional support is provided by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

Museum of the City of New York

1220 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029
phone: 917-492-3492,


Japan Society Official Web Site

333 East 47th Street, New York, NY  10017
phone: 212-715-1258, email:

Arts & Crafts of Gifu, The Heartland of Japan

At this free exhibit, experience the arts & crafts that embody Gifu, an area known for its tradition of expert craftsmanship. The exhibition will feature stunning examples of ceramic wares from Mino, a historic center of pottery that continues to produce vibrant works.
Gifu, The Heartland of Japan

Select speakers introduce the many charms of Gifu Prefecture, including a special presentation on the Japanese diplomat & Gifu native Chiune Sugihara by Dr. Sylvia W. Smoller, a demonstration of jikabuki, & tasting reception
Chigiri-e Paper Art Workshop

In this delicate art form, Mino washi paper is gently torn into shapes and pasted onto paperboards to create beautiful pictures. You will use a traditional paper from Gifu that's been used for more than 1300yrs. Chigiri-e takes advantage of Mino washi’s distinct texture & durability to create colorful art works.
Mind of the Mangaka: Yusei Matsui, Creator of Assassination Classroom

Yusei Matsui, creator of Assassination Classroom is coming to give a talk at Japan Society. Meet the creator of one of the best-loved manga in recent years, away from the crowds of NYC Comic-con.
Peace through Floral Expression Talk & Demonstration: Sen'ei Ikenobo

Sen'ei Ikenobo, 45th Headmaster of Ikenobo ikebana, makes a rare NYC appearance for a talk+on-stage flower arranging demonstration. The program includes an overview of ikebana, and a formal reishiki-ike ceremony performed by Ikenobo masters.
Peace through Floral Expression Exhibition

With a history spanning more than 550 years, Ikenobo ikebana continues to inspire the world with masterpieces of floral design. Join us for this opportunity to view a variety of stunning floral arrangements by Sen'ei Ikenobo and other Ikenobo masters
Where's the Beef: Wagyu Fact & Fiction

Recently Wagyu, aka Japanese Beef, has become a culinary star. But how much do you know about this coveted meat? Come learn about the highest quality beef in the world and try some as well at the tasting that follows.

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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