Late museum hours
AFAM’s late hours are perfect for taking in an exhibition on your way to see the Philharmonic or City Opera across the street at Lincoln Center.
Tue–Thu, Sat 11:30am–7pm; Fri noon–7:30pm
Late closings on Friday gives you that much more time to make it up to the Bronx to see the museum’s cool exhibits.
The Brooklyn Museum’s late hours are especially helpful for borough residents, but everyone should try to try to take advantage of its first Saturday festivities, which include music and food along with the art.
Thu 11am–10pm; first Saturday of every month 11am–11pm
Make an evening of taking in cool exhibitions of the latest design innovations during the Cooper Hewitt’s late hours.
The Gugg’s late closing hours on Saturdays may not seem that late, but they do give you extra time to see its amazing Frank Lloyd Wright-designed building and rotunda.
Late hours on Thursdays offer additional viewing time to check out the Jewish Museum’s sharp contemporary exhibits, and fascinating permanent collection, along with talks and workshops.
Linger awhile longer during late hours at The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s branch for modern and contemporary art.
Thu, Fri 10am–9 pm
The Met is the greatest museum in the world, and, in addition to an encyclopedic collection and fabulous exhibits, its late nights offer special events, concerts, drawing classes—and cocktails!
Fri, Sat 10am–9pm
Besides world-renown holdings of Old Master drawings, evening hours at The Morgan Library & Museum offer visitors a chance to explore the McKim, Mead & White–designed mansion of Gilded Age Wall Street tycoon Pierrepont Morgan.
Evenings at MAD are a great time to experience the very best of cutting-edge design, crafts and contemporary art.
Thu, Fri 10am–9pm