King in New York

Discover this civil rights leader’s connection to the city.

New York on Ice

Skating in the City

Mod New York

Fashion Takes a Trip

Beyond Suffrage

A Century of New York Women in Politics

New York at Its Core

What made New York New York? Follow the story of the city’s rise from a striving Dutch village to today’s “Capital of the World,” and consider its future in our changing world.

Through June 24, 2018

King in New York

Discover this civil rights leader’s connection to the city.
Through September 23, 2018

Art in the Open

Fifty Years of Public Art in New York
Through August 5, 2018

Beyond Suffrage

A Century of New York Women in Politics
Ongoing

New York at Its Core

What made New York New York? Follow the story of the city’s rise from a striving Dutch village to today’s “Capital of the World,” and consider its future in our changing world.
Ongoing

Timescapes

Watch the history of New York City unfold in this 28-minute film.
Ongoing

Starlight

This brilliant light installation suspended above the Rotunda is one of the Museum’s most photographed features.
Opens September 14, 2018

Germ City

Microbes and the Metropolis
October 26, 2018 - March 24, 2019

Chinatown Stories

Photographs by Chien-Chi Chang and Thomas Holton

Ongoing

Reginald Marsh

Reginald Marsh (1898-1954) is well-known as an American realist painter and printmaker who was based in New York City.
Ongoing

America's Mayor

Learn about the controversial tenure (1966–1973) and dramatic times of New York's 103rd mayor, John V. Lindsay.
Ongoing

The Greatest Grid

Explore the history of Manhattan’s famous grid of numbered streets and avenues—the largest feat of urban planning in the city's history.
Ongoing

Activist New York Online

Connect with issues of activism in the city today, discover a wealth of educational resources and more.

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