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Keeping the Revolution Alive: The John Ward Dunsmore Collection

Fraunces Tavern Museum

Manhattan Ongoing

Painter John Ward Dunsmore, known for his faithful and realistic depictions of the battles of the Revolutionary War, is the subject of this exhibition dealing with the iconography of American culture.

George Washington Portrait Gallery

Fraunces Tavern Museum

Manhattan Ongoing

This collection of depictions of George Washington examines how the hero worship of America's first president affected how his portraits were painted.

The Long Room

Fraunces Tavern Museum

Manhattan Ongoing

This room serves as an accurate reconstruction of the 18th-century dining room where George Washington made his farewell address to his troops at the end of the revolution.

The Clinton Room

Fraunces Tavern Museum

Manhattan Ongoing

This room has been recreated to look how it did in 1783, when New York governor George Clinton held a dinner there for George Washington in celebration of the evacuation of British soldiers from New York.

Sons of the Revolution

Fraunces Tavern Museum

Manhattan Ongoing

This ongoing exhibit highlights the history of the Sons of the Revolution and features artifacts such as a miniature statue of Nathan Hale, Benjamin Tallmadge's diary, and a lock of George Washington's hair and one of his false teeth.

A Flash of Color

Fraunces Tavern Museum

Manhattan Ongoing

On display are over 200 flags owned by the Sons of the Revolution.

National Park Service Summer Programs

Governors Island

Manhattan Ongoing

Every Friday in Fort Jay and Castle Williams, children have the opportunity to meet with a National Park Ranger, and people portraying a Union soldier, Confederate prisoner or a middle class lady from 1863.

Teen Craft Wednesdays

Arverne-Queens Library

Arverne Ongoing

Ms. Ariel and Ms. Fredine lead this weekly craft workshop for teens.

Target Free Thursdays

Museum of Chinese in America

Manhattan Ongoing

Free gallery admission every Thursday from 11 am to 9 pm.  This exciting benefit has been made through the generosity of Target.

Pool Noodle Roof

Center 548

Manhattan Ongoing

Jeffrey Inaba's Los Angeles-based practice INABA has installed this environment on a rooftop space that will host film screenings and special events. Furniture has been constructed from pool noodles, the cylindrical, foam water floatation toys.

Journey to the Stars

The Hayden Planetarium, Rose Center for Earth and Space, American Museum of Natural History

Manhattan Ongoing

This space show in the Hayden Planetarium is narrated by actress Whoopi Goldberg and lets visitors experience the life and death of the stars in the night sky.

Gallery Talks and Programs

The Cloisters‚ Metropolitan Museum of Art

Manhattan Ongoing

The Cloisters, a museum that includes parts of actual 12th- to 15th-century buildings from France and Spain, offers gallery talks on art, architecture and life in medieval Europe.