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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New York City
Museums, Arts and Cultural Choices
29 East 36th Street, New York, NY 10016
Phone: (212) 685-0008
1040 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10456
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125 East 65th St, New York, NY 10065
Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art
338 Lighthouse Avenue,
Staten Island, NY 10306
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
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
09/14/18 - 04/28/19
Germ City: Microbes and the Metropolis
Museum of the City of New York (1220 5th Ave & 103rd
Street New York, NY 10029)
Germ City: Microbes and the Metropolis explores the
complex and fascinating story of New York and infectious
disease. The exhibition integrates historical artifacts
such an iron lung and a never-before-publicly-exhibited
letter from “Typhoid Mary”; exclusive contemporary art
by featured artists Blast Theory, Mariam Ghani, Ekene
Ijeoma; as well as Jordan Eagles’s powerful “Blood
Mirror.” Germ City also includes a collection of New
Yorkers’ personal objects and stories and a curated
selection of books and hands-on activities to engage
adults and children alike.
Germ City: Microbes and the Metropolis is organized by
the Museum of the City of New York in collaboration with
The New York Academy of Medicine and the Wellcome Trust,
a global charitable foundation which aims to improve
health for everyone by helping great ideas to thrive.
The exhibition is part of Contagious Cities, a major
international project led by Wellcome, staged in New
York, Geneva, and Hong Kong.
333 East 47th Street,
New York, NY 10017
phone: 212-715-1258, email:
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