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You’ve Got Game! Making Math Champs with NBA Math Hoops and the Museum of the City of New York

Join us for this free two-part workshop, where you’ll explore the stories and artifacts of the Museum’s exhibition City/Game: Basketball in New York and learn how you can bring the virtual NBA Math Hoops game to your students.   On Tuesday, December 1, hear from Museum curators about basketball’s distinctly New York character and uncover how the game reflects the cultural, social, economic, ethnic, and racial history of our city.  And on Wednesday,

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New York Responds – History is happening now. Share your stories of 2020.

At this moment of crisis and change, the Museum of the City of New York is documenting history in real time by crowdsourcing your stories of how all five boroughs are experiencing both the COVID-19 pandemic and the uprisings for Black Lives. On July 23, drawing on these efforts, the Museum unveiled an outdoor installation featuring some of the many

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Curators from the Couch: Stettheimer Dollhouse Up Close

Join Sarah Henry, Robert A. and Elizabeth Rohn Jeffe Chief Curator and Deputy Director, as she sits down with Simon Doonan, writer, bon vivant, media personality, and famous window dresser, for a talk connected to our exhibition Stettheimer Dollhouse Up Close. When: Thursday, December 3, 2020, 1:30pm, Price: Free with registration, Register The conversation will be streamed live on Facebook and YouTube.  #CuratorsFromTheCouch

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The Stettheimer Dollhouse: Up Close

November 20, 2020 – March 14, 2021 On December 18, 1945, the Museum of the City of New York held an unusual event: a house-warming for a doll’s house. Among the invited guests were Georgia O’Keeffe and other artistic luminaries of the day.  They gathered to celebrate the unveiling of a one-of-a-kind three-dimensional piece of art made by Carrie W. Stettheimer, who had passed away the year before. 

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“When the Garden was Eden”: Remembering the 1970s New York Knicks

Please note that this program has been rescheduled to Tuesday, November 17, virtually. If you already purchased a ticket for this program, we will contact you directly.  On May 8, 1970, the New York Knicks won their very first NBA championship, defeating the Los Angeles Lakers four games to three. In celebration of the 50th anniversary of their momentous win,

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Women’s Suffrage and Voting Rights Now (Grades 6 – 12)

Women’s Suffrage and Voting Rights Now  Join us for an Interactive Student Workshop for Grades 6 – 12. Discover diverse leaders within the women’s suffrage movement and the tactics they used to expand voting rights. Learn about how their racial and ethnic identities and class experiences shaped their political views and strategies. Looking back 100 years to the passage of the 19th amendment, students will explore the

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MCNY Live presents New York magazine’s “Encyclopedia of New York”: How NYC Changed the World

We team up with New York magazine for the launch of their new book, The Encyclopedia of New York.  From A (for ACT UP and Anthora Cup, and beyond!) to Z (for Zoning), New York has had its finger on the pulse of our metropolis since 1968. Editor Christopher Bonanos discusses the project and what it means to be a part of an iconic city publication like New Yorkwith actor,

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Museum of the City of New York to honor architect Toshiko Mori with 2020 Louis Auchincloss Prize

Virtual event to celebrate Mori’s work and her impact on the architecture of New York City On November 19, 2020, the Museum of the City of New York will present its 2020 Louis Auchincloss Prize to architect Toshiko Mori. The evening’s live virtual program will include the award presentation by Joan K. Davidson and a conversation between Mori and MoMA

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