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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Metropolitan Museum of Art 

Museum of Modern Art


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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
View a monthly list of The Bronx Museum sponsored events, and other museums' events and exhibits.

Museum Events-Exhibits

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

October Events

Wednesday, October 7, 5:30pm to 7:30pm

The Bronx Trolley: First Wednesdays Arts & Culture Tour stops at the Bronx Museum where author Monica S. Martinez will read excerpts from Seasonal Husband, followed by a Q&A. Martinez takes the reader on a journey of a young woman trying to find herself in the midst of an abusive relationship.
Saturday, October 10, 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Join us for an afternoon of art activities for the entire family at The Bronx Museum of the Arts! Explore the exhibition ¡Presente! The Young Lords in New York and make your own artwork inspired by the Young Lords. For children 12 and under with parent/guardian. Pre-register here!

Thursday, October 15, 6:30pm to 9:00pm

Join us for the fourth installment of BX200 Virtual Artist Studios, featuring projected images by six of the BX200 artists, discussion, and Q&A in a relaxed atmosphere.
Friday, October 16, 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Come have a last look at the popular ¡Presente! The Young Lords in New York exhibition, closing Sunday at the Bronx Museum on October 18. Exhibition curators, artists, writers and members of the Young Lords Party will be on hand to sign the newly-released catalog accompanying the tripartite exhibition. Copies of the catalogue for sale during the event. Co-sponsored by NYU Latino Studies.
Saturday, October 17, and Sunday, October 18, 2:00pm tour each day

For Open House New York, a Bronx Museum Artist Educator will offer guests a short tour of the award-winning 16,000 sq. ft. North Wing designed by Arquitectonica as well as the ¡Presente! The Young Lords in New York exhibition, the first museum survey to examine the radical social group founded by Puerto Rican youth in New York and Chicago in the 1960s.
Saturday, October 17, 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Join us for an opening reception for Transitions: New Photography from Bangladesh, presented by The Bangladeshi American Creative Collective (BACC). Transitions features nine Bangladeshi photographers whose work reflects a diverse group of people, shifting economies, and changing lands.
Friday, October 30, 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Join us for a Bronx StorySLAM hosted by The Moth. Arrive by 7pm for the opportunity to put your name in The Moth “hat”. At 7:30pm names are picked, and one by one, storytellers take the stage to tell a five minute story about the theme of the evening, A FINE MESS. Of the ten featured storytellers, one winner is chosen. Tickets available on

UBAWA Book Fair
Saturday, October 31, 2015

Bronx Museum of the Arts 1040 Grand Concourse
UBAWA, which stands for Urban Books Authors & Writers of America represents one of the fastest book clubs in the northeast. Our mission is to provide up and coming and established authors a platform to promote their books and connect with their target audience; to connect readers to authors and authors to readers; and to remain the #1 website for authors, writers, bloggers, and readers across the globe. On October 31st, we will celebrate our 2nd Annual UBAWA Book Fair at the Bronx Museum of the Arts and would like to request media coverage for this event.

Your presence at this event would be greatly appreciated and is necessary to the promotion of literacy and community engagement among disenfranchised populations. We gladly welcome you to come out and help us celebrate this groundbreaking and evolutionary event as we continue to diligently work towards fulfilling the UBAWA Mission.

China Institute Exhibition Official Website

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

2015 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.

2015 Events

Museum of the City of New York

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

07/14/15, 07/28/15, 08/11/15
On the Terrace: Sketch and Sip

Put pencil to paper and relax with drinks on our elegant Fifth Avenue terrace, overlooking the Central Park Conservatory Gardens. Simon Levenson, professional artist and instructor of last year's popular sold-out series, will guide you through the techniques of sketching, with each Tuesday session featuring a different theme in conjunction with new special exhibitions such as Hip-Hop Revolution: Photographs by Janette Beckman, Joe Conzo, and Martha Cooper and Folk City: New York and the Folk Music Revival. Focus on drawing landscape on July 14, sketch architectural details of the Museum’s landmark building on July 28, and learn how to sketch people on August 11. Open to participants ages 21 and up; includes two drinks (wine, beer, and soda will be served) and drawing materials for use during class time.

Reservations and pre-payment required. Individual tickets: $40 per session for Museum members, students, and seniors; $50 per session for all others.

Japan Society Official Web Site

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

Monday, September 28, 6 PM
One World: Leadership and Culture when Building a Global Company

Since Yoshiaki Fujimori joined LIXIL Group Corporation in 2011 as CEO, the company has undertaken acquisitions of several leading home product manufacturers, such as American Standard and Grohe, with the intent of becoming the global leader in the building materials and housing equipment industry. Mr. Fujimori, joined by renowned human resources expert Stephen Patscot of Spencer Stuart, discuss their perspectives on the “software” aspects of globalization and their respective philosophies on what it takes to be an effective leader in a post-merger setting, highlighting the challenges they have faced and some of their successes.

October 1st
Inspired by Japan: Coffee Trends

James Freeman, Blue Bottle Coffee’s Founder and CEO, discusses his philosophy and explains how he was inspired by a cup of coffee he had in Japan, which he described as “drinking a mink coat."

In addition, he is joined by Tokyo 3D latte artist Kazuki Yamamoto, who will give an on-stage demonstration.
Friday, October 2, 7 PM
Paradise View

Go Takamine's rarely-screened first theatrical feature is a pioneering work of Okinawan cinema, filmed almost entirely in Okinawan dialect. Taking place shortly before the resumption of Japanese sovereignty over Okinawa, Takamine’s film tacitly addresses the island prefecture's complicated history of occupation and feelings of dislocation through the story of a small community and its preparations for a wedding between a local girl and a Japanese teacher.

Sunday, October 4, 10:30 AM
Butoh + Dance Workshop for Kids

Butoh dancer Yukio Suzuki leads his kids dance/movement workshop, which is founded in the basics of butoh. Beginning with a craft activity, this session teaches kids body control through fun, free movements meant to conjure up the imagination.

Sunday, October 4, 1 PM
Butoh Workshop with Yukio Suzuki

Award-winning butoh dancer/choreographer and founder of the contemporary dance company Kingyo, Yukio Suzuki, leads a movement workshop based on butoh method. Participants will expand their senses through Suzuki's body awareness exercises.

Tuesday, October 6, 6:30 PM
From Producing Legendary Video Games to World-Class Wines: Capcom Chairman/Kenzo Estate Owner Kenzo Tsujimoto’s Latest Venture

Kenzo Tsujimoto, Chairman & Representative Director of Capcom and Owner of Kenzo Estate, joins us for a lecture on his business ventures over the years, and followed by an exclusive wine tasting.

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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