One one evening in June, nine of the country's finest museums, all ones that call Fifth Avenue home, collectively open their doors from 6 to 9 pm for free to New Yorkers and visitors for a mile-long block party and visual art celebration.
An affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, the museum is the nation's only public museum dedicated to finance, entrepreneurship and the open market system.
The Society of Illustrators promotes the art of illustration and its history and evolving nature through exhibitions, lectures and education. The society also supports the work of its members and the welfare of the artist community at large.
The museum explores how craftsmanship, art and design intersect in the visual arts today. Exhibitions focus on the ways in which contemporary artists and designers from around the world transform materials through processes ranging from the handmade to cutting-edge technologies.
The theater space holds screenings and panel discussions.
Exhibitions and programs at MOBIA present biblical art within the context of history and social life, integrating art and cultural history, religious studies and theology.
One of the foremost facilities of its kind in the United States, the museum offers exhibitions, Chinatown walking tours, a slide show and an extensive archive and reference library about the history of Chinese-Americans.
MoCADA presents exhibitions about the experiences and cultural contributions of people of African descent.
Created as a living memorial to those who perished in the Holocaust, the museum honors those who died by cherishing the traditions they embraced, examining their achievements and faith and affirming the vibrant worldwide Jewish community that is their legacy today.
The Museum of Mathematics strives to enhance public understanding and perception of mathematics. Its dynamic exhibits and programs stimulate inquiry, spark curiosity and reveal the wonders of mathematics. The museum‚ activities lead a diverse audience to understand the creative nature of math.