September 07, 2018 - March 03, 2019

Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow explores the struggle for full citizenship and racial equality that unfolded in the 50 years after the Civil War. When slavery...

Saturdays and Sundays, July 7–September 30, 11:30 am–6 pm

This summer, explore what it means to be American at our sixth annual teen-curated satellite exhibition on historic Governors Island. Showcasing reproductions of works of art...

April 20, 2018 - October 08, 2018

Shoes in recent years have culturally transcended their utilitarian purpose to become an object of desire and deliberation, calling up abstract considerations—like the...

February 02, 2018 - September 30, 2018

Some of New York’s most iconic cultural moments over the past 50 years have been captured by George Kalinsky. Serving as Madison Square Garden’s official photographer, Kalinsky...

January 19 - September 30, 2018

On January 21, 2017, hundreds of thousands rallied at the Women’s March on Washington for diverse issues including women’s rights, racial equality, and the environment....

November 10, 2017 – ongoing

In this intimate gallery, visitors have the unique experience of viewing John James Audubon’s spectacular watercolor models for the 435 plates of The Birds of America...

Ongoing

As the centerpiece of the transformed fourth floor, the Gallery of Tiffany Lamps features 100 illuminated Tiffany lamps from our spectacular collection, displayed...

Ongoing

In the transformed Henry Luce III Center for the Study of American Culture on the fourth floor, treasures from our vast permanent collection tell the story of New York and...

Ongoing

Collector's Choice: Highlights from the Permanent Collection showcases a selection of paintings that characterize the highly individual tastes and historic...

Creative: Tronvig Group