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

Guggenheim

Whitney Museum of American Art


Current Events: Bronx Museum | Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art | Japan Society
 


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

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The Bronx Museum of the Arts Official Website

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

Events - All Upcoming Events at The Bronx Museum

Bronx Museum December Events

FIRST FRIDAYS! WITH THE MOTH
Friday, December 2, 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, FOOD. Of the ten featured storytellers, one winner is chosen.
$10 General admission tickets will available here two weeks in advance of the event. Doors open at 7:00pm. Stories begin at 7:30pm.
FAMILY AFFAIR: WINTER WONDERLAND
Saturday, December 3, 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Celebrate the holiday season at The Bronx Museum of the Arts! Join us for an afternoon filled with festive art activities for the entire family. For children 12 and under with parent/guardian.
Pre-register here. Free admission
BRONX TROLLEY NIGHT
Wednesday, December 7, 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Hop off The Bronx Trolley: First Wednesdays Arts & Culture Tour at the Bronx Museum for a free guided tour of the exhibitions with a Museum teaching artist.
COQUITO MASTERS QUALIFYING ROUND
Friday, December 9, 6:30pm to 9:00pm

As part of the 15th Annual Coquito Masters competition, contestants bring in their version of coquito, a traditional coconut-based Puerto Rican holiday drink, and you become the judge to see who goes on to the 2016 New York finals! ID required to taste and vote. Presented by the International Coquito Federation.
BRONX MUSEUM HOLIDAY MARKET WEEKEND
Saturday, December 10 and Sunday, December 11 11:00am to 6:00pm

Save your holiday shopping for the Bronx Museum’s 2nd Annual Holiday Market Weekend! In collaboration with FromTheBronx.com, The South Bronx Farmer’s Market, THE POINT, and The Bronx Beer Hall, the Bronx Museum welcomes more than 50 local artists, artisans, farmers, bakers, brewers, and more for a holiday market that is not to be missed.
GALLERY TOUR WITH CURATOR SOFÍA HERNÁNDEZ CHONG CUY
Saturday, December 10, 3:00pm

Join us for a tour of The Neighbors, part two, in two parts: Sanctuary: Andrea Bowers and Home: Andrea Aragón with guest curator Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy. Free admission
NAVIDAD FLAMENCA
Sunday, December 11, 2:00pm

This series of free community performances thrills audiences with the rich holiday customs of the Spanish-speaking world from Argentina, and Mexico, to Colombia, Cuba and Puerto Rico. Through music, carols, and dance, Navidad Flamenca highlights these traditions all united by a single language and reflects the influences of the Spanish culture throughout the Americas.


China Institute Exhibition Official Website

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

2016 Events

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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.

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,
mmontalvo@mcny.org

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Japan Society Official Web Site

333 East 47th Street, New York, NY  10017
phone: 212-715-1258, email: LProgram@japansociety.org

11/09/2016
Distilled, Not Brewed:Discovering Shochu


Discover shochu, Japan’s other indigenous alcoholic beverage. Unlike sake, which is brewed, shochu is distilled (similar to vodka or whiskey), and can be made from a variety of raw ingredients, including barley, sweet potatoes, rice or even brown sugar. The shochu-making process produces a distinctly musical bubbling sound as vapors escape the earthenware jar, lending shochu a mystical quality. Shinichiro Watanabe, Chairman of the Committee on Shochu Planning at Japan Sake and Shochu Makers Association, examines the complexities of this versatile spirit, including its use in religious ceremonies on the island of Kyushu. The talk will also feature a short musical performance incorporating the ethereal sound of shochu fermentation, composed by Mamoru Fujieda.
11/17/16-11/17-16
Foldable Fashion: Japanese Fan Painting

At this workshop paint your very own folding fan with Japanese inspired designs and calligraphy, led by Japanese Calligrapher Seiren Aoi. All materials are included.

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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