The Museum of the City of New York
Celebrates One-Year Anniversary of New York at Its Core
Permanent Exhibition on New York City’s Past Present, & Future with
WEEK OF FREE ADMISSION at MCNY
Monday, November 13 – Sunday, November 19
OPEN DAILY 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sunday, November 19, from 11 am – 3 pm: Museum to Offer a Day of
New York at Its Core Free Anniversary Celebration Events
Featuring KIDZ BOP Silent Disco
(New York, NY) The Museum of the City of New York is proud to announce that in celebration of the one-year anniversary of New York at Its Core, the Museum will offer FREE ADMISSION to all visitors starting on Monday, November 13 and continuing through Sunday, November 19, 2017. The Museum will be open from 10 am – 6 pm each day and will offer ticketed programs during the week.
The Museum will celebrate the anniversary on Sunday, November 19 with a FREE kid-friendly silent disco featuring music from KIDZ BOP; a birthday ceremony with a specially designed cake, dance and musical performances including multiple acapella sets from the New York Belles; and more.
New York at Its Core is the first and only Museum exhibition to cover the entire, dramatic, 400-year sweep of New York history alongside an interactive look at the city’s future. The award-winning, critically acclaimed exhibition opened to the public on November 18, 2016. The New York at Its Core one-year anniversary celebration and unprecedented offer of weeklong free admission is made possible by generous support from Citi.
“Launching New York at Its Core was the biggest moment in the Museum’s history, and we are so grateful for the amazing response and support we’ve seen from our visitors throughout this momentous year,” said Whitney Donhauser, Ronay Menschel Director of the Museum of the City of New York. “This week of free admission is our way of saying thank you to all those who have made our first permanent exhibition a success so far and an invitation for anyone who hasn’t seen it yet. We hope New Yorkers and tourists alike will join us in celebration at the top of Museum Mile, our treat!”
“Citibank is proud to lend our continued support to this dynamic historical overview of a vibrant city that’s been our home for more than 200 years,” said Will Howle, President, U.S. Retail Banking, Citi. “The City of New York has been a beacon of growth and progress throughout the past four centuries and this exhibit provides a truly inspiring window into where we’ve been and helps us better understand what’s next.”
Additional exhibitions on view include Beyond Suffrage: A Century of New York Women in Politics, Rhythm and Power: Salsa in New York, To Quench the Thirst of New Yorkers: The Croton Aqueduct at 175, and Art in the Open: Fifty Years of Public Art in New York, which opens to the public on Friday, November 11.