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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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"City as Canvas"

Museums & Attractions, Things to Do

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East Village painter Martin Wong (1946–1999) was also an avid art collector, primarily of graffiti works created in the 1970s and ’80s. This show—the first time the collection has been exhibited—traces the evolution of graffiti as an art form during that...

"City as Canvas"
  1. Thu Jul 31
    – Sun Sep 21
  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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City as Canvas Family Programs

Art & design, Things to Do

Bring the whole family to get hands-on with crafts and projects surrounding the City As Canvas exhibition. On July 9, join the creative director of Def Jam Recordings and other guests to learn about the evolution of graffiti ($16, $12 students/seniors)....

City as Canvas Family Programs
  1. Sat Aug 2
  2. Museum of the City of New York 1220 Fifth Ave, (between 103rd and 104th Sts), New York, New York
  3. Free with museum admission
More info

City as Canvas Family Programs

Art & design, Things to Do

Bring the whole family to get hands-on with crafts and projects surrounding the City As Canvas exhibition. On July 9, join the creative director of Def Jam Recordings and other guests to learn about the evolution of graffiti ($16, $12 students/seniors)....

City as Canvas Family Programs
  1. Mon Aug 4
  2. Museum of the City of New York 1220 Fifth Ave, (between 103rd and 104th Sts), New York, New York
  3. Free with museum admission
More info

Flipping Out Family Program

Art & design, Things to Do

Bring the whole family to get hands-on with crafts and projects surrounding the City As Canvas exhibition. On July 9, join the creative director of Def Jam Recordings and other guests to learn about the evolution of graffiti ($16, $12 students/seniors)....

Flipping Out Family Program
  1. Sat Aug 9
  2. Museum of the City of New York 1220 Fifth Ave, (between 103rd and 104th Sts), New York, New York
  3. Free with museum admission
More info

City as Canvas Family Programs

Art & design, Things to Do

Bring the whole family to get hands-on with crafts and projects surrounding the City As Canvas exhibition. On July 9, join the creative director of Def Jam Recordings and other guests to learn about the evolution of graffiti ($16, $12 students/seniors)....

City as Canvas Family Programs
  1. Sat Aug 16
  2. Museum of the City of New York 1220 Fifth Ave, (between 103rd and 104th Sts), New York, New York
  3. Free with museum admission
More info

"Mac Conner: A New York Life"

Art & design, Historic homes & sites, Art, Things to Do

  • $

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...

  1. Fri Aug 29
    – Sun Jan 11 2015
  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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