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Museum of the City of New York

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East Harlem

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  • Photograph: Harry Zernike

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  • Photograph: Harry Zernike

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Photograph: Harry Zernike

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  • Address:

    Museum of the City of New York 1220 Fifth Ave
    East Harlem
    New York

  • Cross Street:

    between 103rd and 104th Sts

  • Venue phone:

    212-534-1672

  • Venue website:

    mcny.org

  • Opening hours:

    Daily 10am–6pm

  • Transport:

    Subway: 6 to 103rd St

  • Price:

    Suggested donation $10, seniors and students $6, children 12 and under free

  • Map

    1. Museum of the City of New York
      • 1220 Fifth Ave
        East Harlem
        New York
      • 212-534-1672
      • mcny.org
      • 40.792495,-73.951905

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Chet the Secret Architect

Categories, History

After studying the architectural elements of the museum's 1923 Colonial Revival building on a quasi scavenger hunt, families will use shapes they've discovered to build architectural models of their own. No RSVP required. Ages 6 to 12.

  1. Sat Oct 11
    – Sun Oct 12
  2. Museum of the City of New York 1220 Fifth Ave, (between 103rd and 104th Sts), New York
  3. Free with museum admission
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"Mac Conner: A New York Life"

Museums & Attractions, Things to Do, Drawing

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McCauley ("Mac") Conner made a career in the publishing industry of New York by contributing artistic creations. The exhibition features Conner's hand-painted illustrations for women's magazines and advertising campaigns made after World War II. His colorful...

"Mac Conner: A New York Life"
  1. Until Sun Jan 11 2015
  2. Museum of the City of New York 1220 Fifth Ave, (between 103rd and 104th Sts), New York
  3. Suggested donation $10, seniors and stud...
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Pushing Buttons: Activist New York

History, Things to Do

  • Free

At this MCNY workshop, families will explore the "Activist New York" exhibition, which uses artifacts, buttons and posters to tell the story of New Yorkers who fought for change from the 17th century to the present. Then, particpants will create their...

  1. Mon Oct 13
  2. Museum of the City of New York 1220 Fifth Ave, (between 103rd and 104th Sts), New York
  3. Free with museum admission
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