Participating Organizations

American Museum of Natural History

American Museum of Natural History

The American Museum of Natural History is one of the world's preeminent scientific and cultural institutions. Since its founding in 1869, the Museum has advanced its global mission to discover, interpret, and disseminate information about human cultures, the natural world, and the universe through a wide-ranging program of scientific research, education, and exhibition. 

The Museum is renowned for its exhibitions and scientific collections, which serve as a field guide to the entire planet and present a panorama of the world's cultures. 

https://www.amnh.org/
Bard Graduate Center Gallery

Bard Graduate Center Gallery

Bard Graduate Center Galley presents pioneering exhibitions on decorative arts, design history, and material culture. Our research-driven exhibitions are organized with leading scholars, curators, and institutions from around the world, and showcase a rich array of objects comprised of loans from public and private collections, many never before on view in New York City. With a commitment to investigating under-recognized topics in history of design, our exhibitions provide a critical framework for understanding the context in which historical and contemporary objects were made, used, collected, and displayed. These investigations, in turn, lead us to a fuller understanding of the present through the lens of the past. 

https://www.bgc.bard.edu/
Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is an urban botanic garden that connects people to the world of plants, fostering delight and curiousity while inspiring an appreciation and sense of stewardship of the environment.

http://bbg.org
Brooklyn Children's Museum

Brooklyn Children's Museum

A pioneer in education, Brooklyn Children's Museum was the first museum created expressly for children when it was founded in 1899. Its success has sparked the creation of 300 children's museums around the world. With award-winning, hands-on exhibits and innovative use of its collections, the Museum engages children from pre-school to high school in leaning adventures. It is the only children's museum in New York City, and one of the few in the country, to be accredited by the American Association of Museums.

http://brooklynkids.org
Brooklyn Historical Society

Brooklyn Historical Society

Brooklyn Historical Society is an urban history center that connects the past to the present and makes the vibrant history of Brooklyn tangible, relevant, and meaningful for today's diverse communities, and for generations to come. We have exhibitions and programming in two locations -- our main location on Pierrepont Street in Brooklyn Heights, and our second location in DUMBO's Empire Stores in the heart of Brooklyn Bridge Park. In DUMBO, the family friendly exhibition "Waterfront" welcomes visitors with a multimedia experience that brings to life the vibrant history of Brooklyn's coastline. On Pierrepont Street, rotating exhibitions delve into a wide range of Brooklyn's past and present.

http://brooklynhistory.org
Brooklyn Museum

Brooklyn Museum

With roots dating back to 1823, the Brooklyn Museum is one of the oldest and largest museums in the United States, with a collection representing nearly every culture, ranging from some of the most important ancient Egyptian works in the nation; to the arts of the Pacific Islands, Asia, Africa, and the Islamic world; to American and European art; to international contemporary works. The Brooklyn Museum is home to the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, the only facility of its kind in the country.

Photo courtesy of the Brooklyn Museum

http://brooklynmuseum.org
Children's Museum of Manhattan

Children's Museum of Manhattan

Five fabulous floors of fun on West 83rd Street, we're a destination for delight, discovery and learning! We create experiences at the intersection of arts, sciences and humanities to ensure children thrive at home, at school and in the community. Our hands-on learning environments, programs and curricula are all produced through an alchemy of fun, research and museum science.

Children's Museum of Manhattan

http://cmom.org
Children's Museum of the Arts

Children's Museum of the Arts

The Children's Museum of the Arts is a nonprofit arts facility that aims to introduce the transformative power of the arts to all children and their families. Our staff of professional artists guide and mentor young artists ages 10 months to 15 years through fun and advanced art projects in professionally equipped studios, across a variety of techniques and mediums, including printing, drawing, painting, weaving, sewing, photography, animation, film-making, editing, sculpting, graphic novel, and many more! Visit the museum for general hours and explore the exhibition on view, participate in workshops in the three studios, the early childhood studio, Fine Arts Studio, and the Media Lab, and more.

http://cmany.org
China Institute

China Institute

Founded in 1926 by Chinese reformers Hu Shi, K.P. Wen, and John Dewey, China Institute is the oldest bicultural, non-profit organization in America to focus exclusively on China. China Institute advances a deeper understanding of China through programs in education, culture, art, and business, China Institute is the go-to resource on China -- from ancient art to today's business landscape and its rapidly shifting culture. Our programs, school, and gallery exhibitions bring to life the depth, complexity, and dynamism of China.

Established in 1966, China Institute Gallery was the first non-profit gallery in the United States to showcase Chinese art and culture exclusively and on a regular basis. China Institute Gallery is renowned for its intimate, first-class thematic exhibitions, which are accompanied by in-depth scholarly catalogues. The Gallery has presented over 100 exhibitions in such areas as calligraphy, painting, ceramics, bronzes, decorative art, folk art, architecture, photography, textiles, and contemporary art covering 5,000 years of Chinese history from the Neolithic period to present day. China Institute Gallery has earned an international reputation and continues to provide a unique opportunity for Americans and visitors from around the world to appreciate both traditional and contemporary Chinese art and culture. 

https://www.chinainstitute.org/
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt is America's design museum. Inclusive, innovative and experimental, the museum's dynamic exhibitions, education programs, master's program, publications and online resources inspire, educate and empower people through design. An integral part of the Smithsonian Institution - the world's largest museum and research complex - Cooper Hewitt is located on New York City's Museum Mile in the historic, landmark Carnegie Mansion. Steward of one of the world's most diverse and comprehensive design collections - over 210,000 objects that range from an ancient Egyptian faience cup dating to about 1100 BCE to contemporary 3D-printed objects and digital code - Cooper Hewitt welcomes everyone to discover the importance of design and its power to change the world. Cooper Hewitt knits digital into experiences to enhance ideas, extend reach beyond museum walls, and enable greater access, personalization, experimentation and connection. In 2018, the London Design Biennale awarded a medal to Cooper Hewitt for its presentation "Face Values," an immersive installation that explores the pervasive but often hidden role of facial-detection technology in contemporary society. 

Cooper Hewitt is located at 2 East 91st Street at Fifth Avenue in New York City. Hours are Sunday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. The Arthur Ross Terrace and Garden, accessible without an admissions ticket, opens at 8 a.m., Monday through Friday. 

http://cooperhewitt.org
Fraunces Tavern Museum

Fraunces Tavern Museum

Fraunces Tavern Museum's mission is to preserve and interpret the history of the American Revolutionary era through public education. This mission is fulfilled through the interpretation and preservation of the Museum's collections, landmarked buildings, and varied public programs that serve the community. 

http://www.frauncestavernmuseum.org/
Historic Richmond Town

Historic Richmond Town

Historic Richmond Town is a remarkable living-history village and museum complex that evokes 300 years of the history and culture of New York City. This stunningly expansive site offers a unique lens to learn and explore the American experience through one-of-a-kind visitor experiences that offer unparalleled historical insights that help bring the future into focus. With 43 landmarked structures on more than 100 acres of parkland, Historic Richmond Town is a breathtaking glimpse into New York City's rural past, just a stone's throw from the hustle and bustle of Manhattan. 

http://historicrichmondtown.org
International Center of Photography

International Center of Photography

The International Center of Photography is the world's leading institution dedicated to photography and visual culture.

http://icp.org
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is an educational and cultural non-profit institution centered on the aircraft carrier Intrepid. The mission of the Museum is to promote the awareness and understanding of history, science and service through its collections, exhibitions and programming in order to honor our heroes, educate the public and inspire our youth. Join us for a dynamic, interactive and educational journey for all ages.

http://intrepidmuseum.org
Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

Nestled into the side of Lighthouse Hill, the Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art is a uniquely peaceful retreat. The museum presents the art and culture of Tibet and the Himalayas to a world audience in order to educate about and to inspire others in the value of this significant cultural heritage. Established in 1945, the Museum was founded by the pioneering American woman Jascques Marchais (1887 - 1948), an important collector and respected expert on Tibetan art. Designed by Marchais, the rustic complex of fieldstone buildings resembles a Tibetan mountain monastery. These historic buildings represent the first Himalayan style architecture to be built in the United States, and it was the first museum in the world devoted solely to Tibetan art. The surrounding landscape design, which Marchais named the "Samadhi Garden," features a fish pond, meditation cells, and many other original plantings. The Museum's distinctive setting highlights and enhances the experience of viewing the art within.

http://tibetanmuseum.org
Lewis H. Latimer House Museum

Lewis H. Latimer House Museum

A New York City Landmark, the 2.5-story Victorian house was home to African American inventor, Renaissance man, and son of fugitive slaves, Lewis H. Latimer (1848-1928). The namesake museum calls attention to Latimer's and other minorities' contribution to technology, arts, poetry, and American life. The museum offers interactive tours, special art exhibits, literary and STEAM educational programs. Latimer's life story is used as a point of departure from which to examine issues of race, class, immigration and contemporary events. 

https://latimernow.org/
Louis Armstrong House

Louis Armstrong House

The Louis Armstrong House Museum is the modest home of Louis and Lucille Armstrong in Corona, Queens. The Museum's programs feature house tours, jazz concerts, educational events and community outreach. It is a National Historic Landmark and New York City Landmark; and what was once a stack of 72 shipping cartons of "Satchmo's stuff" has grown to become one of the largest research achives in the world for any jazz musician. The Louis Armstrong House Museum is proud to be a constituent of the Kupfberg Center for the Arts at Queens College, CUNY.

http://louisarmstronghouse.org
MoMA PS1

MoMA PS1

At The Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1, we celebrate creativity, openness, tolerance, and generosity. We aim to be inclusive places - both onsite and online - where diverse cultural, artistic, social, and political positions are welcome. We're committed to sharing the most thought-provoking modern contemporary art, and hope you will join us in exploring the art, ideas, and issues of our time. 

http://momaps1.org/
Museum of Arts and Design

Museum of Arts and Design

The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) champions contemporary makers across creative fields and presents the work of artists, designers, and artisans who apply the highest level of ingenuity and skill. Since the Museum's founding in 1956 by philanthropist and visionary Aileen Osborn Webb, MAD has celebrated all facets of making the creative processes by which materials are transformed, from traditional techniques to cutting-edge technologies. Today, the Museum's curatorial program builds upon the rich history of exhibitions that emphasize a cross-disciplinary approach to art and design, and reveals the workmanship behind the objects and environments that shape our everyday lives. MAD provides an international platform for practitioners who are influencing the direction of cultural production and driving twenty-first-century innovation, and fosters a participatory setting for visitors to have direct encounters with skilled making and compelling works of art and design. 

https://www.madmuseum.org/
Museum of Chinese in America

Museum of Chinese in America

Founded in 1980, The Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) is dedicated to preserving and presenting the history, heritage, culture and diverse experiences of people of Chinese descent in the United States.

http://mocanyc.org
Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust

Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust

The Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust is New York's contribution to the global responsibility to never forget. The Museum is committed to the crucial mission of educating diverse visitors about Jewish life before, during, and after the Holocaust. Anchoring the southernmost tip of Manhattan, the Museum of Jewish Heritage completes the cultural and educational landscape it shares with the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. The third largest Holocaust museum in the world, the Museum of Jewish Heritage maintains a collection of 30,000 artifacts, photographs, documentary films, and survivor testimonies and contains classrooms, a 400-seat theater (Edmond J. Safra Hall), special exhibition galleries, a resource center for educators, and a memorial art installation, Garden of Stones, designed by internationally acclaimed sculptor Andy Goldsworthy.

http://mjhnyc.org
Museum of Modern Art

Museum of Modern Art

At the Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1, we celebrate creativity, openness, tolerance, and generosity. We aim to be inclusive places - both onsite and online - where diverse cultural, artistic, social, and political positions are welcome. We're committed to sharing the most through-provoking modern and contemporary art, and hope you will join us in exploring the art, ideas, and issues of our time.

http://moma.org
Museum of the City of New York

Museum of the City of New York

The essential introduction to New York City, the Museum of the City of New York explores the city's past, celebrates its present, and imagines its future. The engaging exhibitions offer New Yorkers and visitors from around the world information about the city's distinctive character, especially its heritage of diversity, opportunity, and perpetual transformation. Touted by the Wall Street Journal, "For anyone curious about all things New York... the Museum of the City of New York has answers." The Museum's three first-floor galleries are devoted to New York at its core, a groundbreaking, ongoing exhibition where visitors discover 400 years of New York City history. New York at its core captures the human energy that drove New York to become a city like no other, featuring the city's chieftain Penhawitz and Lower East side denizen Susie Rocco and many others. The Future City Lab invites visitors to delve into the issues facing the city over the coming years in an immersive, hands-on space. Special exhibitions throughout the rest of the Museum focus on issues ranging from the city's history of social activism to New York's built environment. Timescapes, the award-winning short documentary narrated by actor Stanley Tucci, allows viewers to watch the history of the city unfold in 28 minutes. Show times are every 40 minutes and free with admission. Whether you are a die-hard New Yorkers or first-time visitor, the Museum of the City of New York is the place to explore what makes New York New York.

Photo by Filip Wolak

http://mcny.org
New Museum

New Museum

The New Museum is the only museum in New York City exclusively devoted to contemporary art. Founded in 1977, the New Museum is a center for exhibitions, information, and documentation about living artists from around the world. From its beginnings as a one-room office on Hudson Street to the inauguration of its first freestanding building on the Bowery designed by SANAA in 2007, the New Museum continues to be a place of experimentation and a hub of new art and new ideas. 

https://www.newmuseum.org/
New York Botanical Garden

New York Botanical Garden

The New York Botanical Garden is an iconic living museum, a major educational institution, and a renowned plant research and conservation organization. Founded in 1891 and now a National Historic Landmark, it is one of the greatest botanical gardens in the world and the largest in any city in the United States, distinguished by the beauty of its diverse landscapes and extensive collections and gardens, as well as by the scope and excellence of its programs. 

https://www.nybg.org/
New York Transit Museum

New York Transit Museum

The New York Transit Museum is dedicated to telling and preserving the stories of mass transportation - extraordinary engineering feats, workers who labored in the tunnels over 100 years ago, communities that were drastically transformed, and the ever-evolving technology, design, and ridership of a system that runs 24 hours a day, every day of the year. Housed underground in an authentic 1936 subway station in Downtown Brooklyn, the Transit Museum's working platform level spans a full city block, and is home to a rotating selection of twenty vintage subway and elevated cars dating back to 1907. Visitors can board the vintage cars, sit at the wheel of a city bus, step through a time tunnel of turnstiles, and explore changing exhibits that highlight the cultural, social and technological history - and future - of mass transit.

http://nytransitmuseum.org
Noguchi Museum

Noguchi Museum

Founded in 1985 by Isamu Noguchi (1904 - 88), one of the leading sculptors and designers of the twentieth century, The Noguchi Museum was the first museum in America to be founded, designed, and installed by a living artist to show his or her own work. Widely viewed as among the artist's greatest achievements, the Museum comprises ten indoor galleries in a converted factory building, as well as an internationally acclaimed outdoor sculpture garden. Since its founding, it has served as an international hub for Noguchi research and appreciation. In addition to housing the artist's archives and the catalogue raisonné of his work, the Museum exhibits a comprehensive selection of sculpture, models for public projects and gardens, dance sets, and his Akari light sculptures. Provocative, frequently-changing installations drawn from the permanent collection, together with diverse special exhibitions related to Noguchi and the context in which he worked, offer a rich, contextualized view of Noguchi's art and illuminate his enduring influence as a category-defying, multicultural, cross-disciplinary innovator.

©The Noguchi Museum / ARS. Photo by Nick Knight

http://noguchi.org
Queens Historical Society

Queens Historical Society

Founded in 1968 after a merge with the Kingsland Preservation Commission, Queens Historical Society is dedicated to preserving the history and heritage of Queens, New York.

http://queenshistoricalsociety.org
Queens Museum

Queens Museum

The Queens Museum is dedicated to presenting the highest quality visual arts and educational programming for people in the New York metropolitan area, and particularly for the residents of Queens, a uniquely diverse, ethnic, cultural, and international community. The Queens Museum presents artistic and educational programs and exhibitions that directly relate to the contemporary urban life of its constituents, while maintaining the highest standards of professional, intellectual, and ethical responsibility. 

Queens Museum

https://www.queensmuseum.org/
Rubin Museum of Art

Rubin Museum of Art

The Rubin Museum of Art is an arts and cultural hub in New York City's vibrant Chelsea neighborhood that inspires visitors to make connections between contemporary life and the art and ideas of the Himalayas and neighboring regions including India. With a diverse array of thought-provoking exhibitions and programs -- including films, concerts, and on-stage conversations -- the Rubin provides immersive experiences that encourage personal discoveries and spark new ways of seeing the world. Emphasizing cross-cultural connections, the Rubin is a space to contemplate ideas that extend across history and span human cultures.

http://rubinmuseum.org
SculptureCenter

SculptureCenter

SculptureCenter leads the conversation on contemporary art by supporting artistic innovation and independent thought highlighting the sculpture's specific potential to change the way we engage with the world. Positioning artists' work in larger cultural, historical, and aesthetic contexts, SculptureCenter discerns and interprets emerging ideas. Founded by artists in 1928, ScultureCenter provides an international forum that connects artists and audiences by presenting exhibitions, commissioning new work, and generating scholarship.

http://sculpture-center.org
Skyscraper Museum

Skyscraper Museum

Located in the world's first and foremost vertical metropolis, The Skyscraper Museum celebrates New York City's rich architectural heritage and examines the historical forces and individuals that have shaped its successive skylines. Through exhibitions, programs and publications, the Museum explores tall buildings as objects of design, products of technology, sites of construction, investments in real estate, and places of work and residence. 

http://www.skyscraper.org/
Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian

The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian cares for one of the world's most expansive collections of Native artifacts, including objects, photographs, archives, and media covering the entire Western Hemisphere, from the Arctic Circle to Tierra del Fuego. The New York City branch of the museum is located within the historic Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House. The branch's permanent and temporary exhibitions - as well as a range of public programs, including music and dance performances, films and symposia - explore the diversity of the Native people of the Americas. Admission to the National Museum of the American Indian is free of charge, a pass is not required for entry to the museum.

http://nmai.si.edu/visit/newyork/
Society of Illustrators

Society of Illustrators

The Society of Illustrators' mission is to promote the art of illustration, to appreciate its history and evolving nature through exhibitions, lectures and education, and to contribute the service of its members to the welfare of the community at large. Founded in 1901, the Society of Illustrators is the oldest nonprofit organization dedicated to the art of illustration in America. Notable Society members have been N.C. Wyeth, Rube Goldberg, and Norman Rockwell, among others. Our Museum of Illustration was established in 1981. We offer year-round themed exhibits, art education programs and annual juried competitions. Our Permanent Collection houses 2,500 pieces that are cataloged for scholarly use and displayed periodically. In 2012, we created the MoCCA Gallery with a focus on curated exhibits on comic and cartoon art.

http://societyillustrators.org
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

An internationally renowned art museum and one of the most significant architectural icons on the 20th century, the Guggenheim Museum in New York is at once a vital cultural center, an educational institution, and the heart of an international network of museums. Visitors can experience special exhibitions of modern and contemporary art, lectures by artists and critics, performances and film screenings, classes for teens and adults, and daily tours of the galleries led by museum educators. Founded on a collection of early modern masterpieces, the Guggenheim Museum today is an ever-evolving institution devoted to the art of the 20th century and beyond. 

https://www.guggenheim.org/
Sugar Hill Children's Museum of Art & Storytelling

Sugar Hill Children's Museum of Art & Storytelling

At the Sugar Hill Children's Museum of Art & Storytelling (SHCMAS), children and families grow and learn about the rich cultural history of Sugar Hill, and the world at large, through inter-generational dialogue with artists, art and storytelling. Within our gallery, workshop and gathering spaces, SHCMAS offers direct engagement with accomplished artists and storytellers, well-equipped art-making facilities, and firsthand experiences with historically significant and important contemporary art. Programs are particularly designed to nurture the curiosity, creative spirit and cognitive development of three- to eight-year-old children; positively impacting the outlook for their future, and the future of their community.

http://sugarhillmuseum.org
The Drawing Center

The Drawing Center

The Drawing Center, a museum in Manhattan's SoHo district, explores the medium of drawing as primary, dynamic, and relevant to contemporary culture, the future of art, and creative thought. Its activities, which are both multidisciplinary and broadly historical, include exhibitions; Open Sessions, a curated artist program encouraging community and collaboration; the Drawing Papers publication series; and education and public programs. It was founded in 1977 by curator Martha Beck (1938-2014).

Photo by Martin Parsekian

http://drawingcenter.org
The Frick Collection

The Frick Collection

The Frick Collection is known for its distinguished Old Master paintings and outstanding examples of European sculpture and decorative arts. The Collection was assembled by the Pittsburgh industrialist Henry Clay Frick (1848-1919) and is housed in his former residence on Fifth Avenue. One of New York City's few remaining Gilded Age mansions, it provides a tranquil environment for visitors to experience masterpieces by artists such as Bellini, Rembrandt, Vermeer, Gainsborough, Goya, and Whistler. The museum opened in 1935 and has continued to acquire works of art since Mr. Frick's death. Adjacent to the museum is the Frick Art Reference Library, founded in 1920 by Helen Clay Frick as a memorial to her father. Today it is one of the leading institutions for research in the fields of art history and collecting. Along with special exhibitions, the Frick offers a wide range of education programs that foster a deeper appreciation of its permanent collection.

http://frick.org
The Jewish Museum

The Jewish Museum

Located on New York City's Museum Mile, the Jewish Museum is a museum at the intersection of art and Jewish culture for people of all backgrounds. Founded in 1904, the museum was the first institution of its kind in the United States and one of the oldest Jewish museums in the world. The Museum maintains a unique collection of nearly 30,000 works of art, ceremonial objects, and media reflecting the global Jewish experience over more than 4,000 years. Our distinguished exhibition history reveals a deep and rich exploration of Jewish culture and identity, and includes some of the most seminal exhibitions of the 20th and 21st centuries. Our dynamic education programs - from talks and lectures, to performances, to hands-on art making and more - serve a wide range of audiences, including families, teens, students, educators, and visitors with disabilities.

http://thejewishmuseum.org
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Met Fifth Avenue presents over 5,000 years of art spanning all cultures and time periods. Since the Museum opened its doors to the public in its current location in Central Park in 1880, its footprint has expanded to cover more than two million square feet. Today, art comes alive in the Museum's galleries and through its exhibitions and events, revealing both now ideas and unexpected connections across time and cultures. 

https://www.metmuseum.org/
The Morgan Library & Museum

The Morgan Library & Museum

A complex of buildings in the heart of New York City, the Morgan Library & Museum began as the private library of financier Pierpont Morgan, one of the preeminent collectors and cultural benefactors in the United States. Today it is a museum, independent research library, music venue, architectural landmark, and historic site. A century after its founding, the Morgan maintains a unique position in the cultural life of New York City and is considered one of its greatest treasures. With the 2006 reopening of its newly renovated campus, designed by renowned architect Renzo Piano, and the 2010 refurbishment of the original library, the Morgan reaffirmed its role as an important repository for the history, art, and literature of Western civilization from 4000B.C. to the twenty-first century.

http://themorgan.org
The Noble Maritime Collection

The Noble Maritime Collection

The Noble Maritime Collection's mission is to preserve and interpret the art, writings, and historic maritime artifacts of the distinguished marine artist, John A. Noble (1913-83) and to continue his legacy of celebrating the people and traditions of the working waterfront of New York Harbor in its collections, exhibitions, and programs; to preserve and interpret the history of Sailors' Snug Harbor; to preserve and celebrate Robbins Reef Lighthouse; and to operate a museum and maritime study center inspired by these themes.

Housed in an 1844 National Historic Landmark building, which was once a dormitory for residents of Sailors' Snug Harbor, the museum has galleries, classrooms, a library, archives, and a print studio. The centerpiece of its exhibitions is Noble's houseboat studio, a former 19th century yacht cabin, which is restored and installed within the museum.  Other exhibitions include period recreations, including a sailor’s bedroom; a ship model gallery; exhibitions about the art collection and history of Sailors’ Snug Harbor; an exhibition about Robbins Reef Lighthouse and its famous keeper, Kate Walker; and changing contemporary art shows.  Programs throughout the year include a monthly sea shanty sing-along, a knitting club, concerts, and lectures.

http://www.noblemaritime.org/
Wave Hill

Wave Hill

Wave Hill is a spectacular 28-acre public garden and cultural center overlooking the Hudson River and Palisades in the Bronx. With world-class gardens, greenhouses, woodlands and stunning views, Wave Hill's vibrant landscape is one of the most beautiful spots in New York City. Wave Hill's mission is to connect people to the natural world in meaningful and lasting ways and offers a myriad of art, environmental education, gardening, family and nature programs, workshops, walks and talks.

http://wavehill.org
Whitney Museum of American Art

Whitney Museum of American Art

Visit the Whitney Museum of American Art, the defining museum of American art from the twentieth century to today. Housed in a breathtaking new space designed by world-renowned architect Renzo Piano, the Museum is located at the southern entrance of the High Line in Manhattan's Meatpacking District, a destination for vanguard architecture, design, fashion, and nightlife. 

Explore the Whitney's unparalleled collection of modern and contemporary art, which includes iconic works by artists such as Edward Hopper, Georgia O'Keeffe, Jacon Lawrence, and Andy Warhol. These works and many other favorites are on view alongside groundbreaking special exhibitions that rotate throughout the year. 

http://whitney.org
American Museum of Natural History

American Museum of Natural History

Manhattan
Bard Graduate Center Gallery

Bard Graduate Center Gallery

Manhattan
Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Brooklyn
Brooklyn Childrens Museum

Brooklyn Children's Museum

Brooklyn
Brooklyn Historical Society

Brooklyn Historical Society

Brooklyn
Brooklyn Museum

Brooklyn Museum

Brooklyn
Children's Museum of the Arts

Children's Museum of the Arts

Manhattan
Children's Museum of Manhattan

Children's Museum of Manhattan

Manhattan
China Institute

China Institute

Manhattan
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Manhattan
The Drawing Center

The Drawing Center

Manhattan
Fraunces Tavern Museum

Fraunces Tavern Museum

Manhattan
The Frick Collection

The Frick Collection

Manhattan
Historic Richmond Town

Historic Richmond Town

Staten Island
International Center of Photography

International Center of Photography

Manhattan
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

Manhattan
Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

Staten Island
The Jewish Museum

The Jewish Museum

Manhattan
Lewis H. Latimer House Museum

Lewis H. Latimer House Museum

Queens
Louis Armstrong House

Louis Armstrong House

Queens
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Manhattan
MoMA P S 1

MoMA PS1

Queens
The Morgan Library & Museum

The Morgan Library & Museum

Manhattan
Museum of the City of New York

Museum of the City of New York

Manhattan
Museum of Arts and Design

Museum of Arts and Design

Manhattan
Museum Of Chinese In America

Museum of Chinese in America

Manhattan
Museum of Jewish Heritage

Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust

Manhattan
Museum of Modern Art

Museum of Modern Art

Manhattan
New Museum

New Museum

Manhattan
New York Botanical Garden

New York Botanical Garden

Bronx
New York Transit Museum

New York Transit Museum

Brooklyn
The Noble Maritime Collection

The Noble Maritime Collection

Staten Island
Noguchi Museum

Noguchi Museum

Queens
Queens Historical Society

Queens Historical Society

Queens
Queens Museum

Queens Museum

Queens
Rubin Museum of Art

Rubin Museum of Art

Manhattan
SculptureCenter

SculptureCenter

Queens
Skyscraper Museum

Skyscraper Museum

Manhattan
Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian

Manhattan
Society of Illustrators

Society of Illustrators

Manhattan
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Manhattan
Sugar Hill Children's Museum of Art & Storytelling

Sugar Hill Children's Museum of Art & Storytelling

Manhattan
Wave Hill

Wave Hill

Bronx
Whitney Museum Of American Art

Whitney Museum of American Art

Manhattan