Museum of the City of New York

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East Harlem

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    Museum of the City of New York

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    Museum of the City of New York

  • Photograph: Courtesy Museum of the City of New York

    Museum of the City of New York

  • Photograph: Courtesy Museum of the City of New York

    Museum of the City of New York

  • Photograph: Courtesy Museum of the City of New York

    Museum of the City of New York

  • Photograph: Courtesy Museum of the City of New York

    Museum of the City of New York

  • Photograph: Courtesy Museum of the City of New York

    Museum of the City of New York

  • Photograph: Courtesy Museum of the City of New York

    Museum of the City of New York

  • Photograph: Courtesy Museum of the City of New York

    Museum of the City of New York

  • Photograph: Courtesy Museum of the City of New York

    Museum of the City of New York

  • Photograph: Courtesy Museum of the City of New York

    Museum of the City of New York

  • Photograph: Courtesy Museum of the City of New York

    Museum of the City of New York

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    Museum of the City of New York

  • Photograph: Courtesy Museum of the City of New York

    Museum of the City of New York

  • Photograph: Courtesy Museum of the City of New York

    Museum of the City of New York

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    Museum of the City of New York

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    Museum of the City of New York

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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

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    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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"Activist New York"

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Long before Occupy Wall Street, New Yorkers were hitting picket lines to ask for civil rights, sexual equality and other freedoms. See artifacts and photographs that tell the stories of Gothamites protesting as far back as the 17th century. The show also...

"Activist New York"
  1. Fri Apr 18 – Wed Dec 31
  2. Museum of the City of New York 1220 Fifth Ave, (between 103rd and 104th Sts), New York
  3. $10, seniors and students $6, children 1...
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"City as Canvas: Graffiti Art from the Martin Wong Collection"

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Considering the sudden and bleak demise of graffiti hub 5 Pointz, and with all of October’s Banksy hysteria behind us, this seems like an ideal time to look back at the beginnings of street art in NYC. See a host of never-before-exhibited paintings and...

"City as Canvas: Graffiti Art from the Martin Wong Collection"
  1. Fri Apr 18 – Sun Aug 24
  2. Museum of the City of New York 1220 Fifth Ave, (between 103rd and 104th Sts), New York
  3. Suggested admission $10
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"Gilded New York"

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The phrase more money, more problems would not have sat well with upper-class early-20th-century New Yorkers, who flaunted their wealth in the form of jewelry, furs and elaborate houses. This exhibit, the first in the newly christened Tiffany & Co. Foundation...

"Gilded New York"
  1. Fri Apr 18 – Wed Dec 31
  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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"Rising Waters: Photographs of Sandy”

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Contemplate the hurricane’s impact at this photo exhibition, organized into six sections—Storm, Destruction, Coping, Home, Relief and Not Over. The collection of 200 images—taken by professional and amateur snappers, many of whom were personally affected—was...

"Rising Waters: Photographs of Sandy”
  1. Fri Apr 18 – Sun Apr 20
  2. Museum of the City of New York 1220 Fifth Ave, (between 103rd and 104th Sts), New York
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